2001 b. 16.5hh (1.68m)
Sunday Silence – Irish Dance
2021 Fee : PRIVATE

Sire of Horse of the Year, Lys Gracieux winning W. S. Cox Plate in AUS & Arima Kinen in JPN.
Salios winning Asahi Hai Futurity Stakes-G1 at 2 aims to next G1 title in 2021.



Sunday Silence
1986 br.
1969 dk.b.
Hail to Reason Turn-to Royal Charger
Source Sucree
Nothirdchance Blue Swords
Galla Colors
Cosmah Cosmic Bomb Pharamond
Banish Fear
Almahmoud Mahmoud
Wishing Well
1975 b.
Understanding Promised Land Palestinian
Pretty Ways Stymie
Pretty Jo
Mountain Flower Montparnasse Gulf Stream
Edelweiss Hillary
Irish Dance
1990 b.
Tony Bin
1983 b.
Kampala Kalamoun Zeddaan
State Pension Only for Life
Severn Bridge Hornbeam Hyperion
Priddy Fair Preciptic
Buper Dance
1983 dk.b.
Lyphard Northern Dancer Nearctic
Goofed Court Martial
My Bupers Bupers Double Jay
Princess Revoked Revoked
Miss Muffet


Age Country Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
3JPN103(1)1(1)2(2)JPY 177,959,000
4JPN61(1)3(3)0JPY 377,772,000
5JPN1000JPY 0
Total195(3)4(4)3(3)JPY 555,731,000
  • 4yo (2005) JRA Best Older Colt or Horse
Age FP Race Name · Grade Race Course Dist. Finish Time
31stKyoto Shimbun Hai-LKyotoT2200m2.11.9
Wakaba Stakes-LHanshinT2000m2.00.2
3-Year-Old NewcomerKyotoT2000m2.06.0
2ndTokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby)-LTokyoT2400m2.23.5
3rdKobe Shimbun Hai-LHanshinT2000m1.59.4
Kisaragi Sho-LKyotoT1800m1.48.6
41stArima Kinen (The Grand Prix)-LNakayamaT2500m2.31.9
2ndJapan Cup-G1TokyoT2400m2.22.1
Takarazuka Kinen-G1HanshinT2200m2.11.5
Osaka Hai-G2HanshinT2000m1.59.2
5thTenno Sho (Spring)-LKyotoT3200m3.17.1
51stDubai Sheema Classic-G1Nad Al ShebaT2400m2.31.89
3rdKing George Ⅵ & Queen Elizabeth Stakes-G1AscotT12F2.30.5


Heart's Cry entered stud in Japan in 2007.

In 2020, Salios, the winner of the 2019 Grade 1 Asahi Hai Futurity Stakes, took the Grade 2 Mainichi Okan and finished second in both the Grade 1 Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2000 Guineas) and the Grade 1 Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby).

He was ranked third on the Japanese Leading Sire list in 2020.


  • Lys Gracieux(2014, dark bay or brown, mare) Liliside (FR) by American Post (GB) PHOTO >

    2018 JRA Best Older Filly or Mare
    2019 JRA Horse of the Year & Best Older Filly or Mare
    22 starts 7 wins in JRA, HK & AUS, Earn JPY887,381,000, HK$6,800,000, AUS$3,000,000
    1st: MVRC W. S. Cox Plate-G1 (Moonee Valley, T2040m), Arima Kinen (The Grand Prix)-G1 (Nakayama, T2500m), Takarazuka Kinen-G1 (Hanshin, T2200m), Queen Elizabeth II Cup-G1 (Kyoto, T2200m), Tokyo Shimbun Hai-G3 (Tokyo, T1600m), Artemis Stakes-G3 (Tokyo, T1600m); 2nd: Oka Sho (Japanese 1000 Guineas)-G1, Shuka Sho-G1, Hong Kong Vase-G1, Victoria Mile-G1, Hanshin Juvenile Fillies-G1, Kinko Sho-G2, Fuchu Himba Stakes-G2; 3rd: HK Queen Elizabeth II Cup-G1, Hanshin Himba Stakes-G2, Rose Stakes-G2, Tulip Sho-G3; 5th: Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks)-G1

  • Cheval Grand(2012, chestnut, horse) Halwa Sweet by Machiavellian(USA) PHOTO >

    33 starts 7 wins in JRA & UAE & GB, Earn JPY1,000,697,000, US$1,200,000, £16,875
    1st: Japan Cup-G1(Tokyo, T2400m), Hanshin Daishoten-G2(Hanshin, T3000m), Copa Republica Argentina-G2(Tokyo, T2500m); 2nd: Dubai Sheema Classic-G1, Tenno Sho(Spring)-G1 (twice), Hanshin Daishoten-G2, Nikkei Shinshun Hai-G2: 3rd: Japan Cup-G1, Arima Kinen (Grand Prix)-G1 (twice), Tenno Sho(Spring)-G1, Kyoto Daishoten-G2, Kyoto Nisai Stakes-G3; 4th: Japan Cup-G1, Kyoto Daishoten-G2; 5th: Mainichi Hai-G3; sire

  • Suave Richard(2014, chestnut, horse) Pirramimma (USA) by Unbridled's Song (USA) PHOTO >

    19 starts 6 wins in JRA & UAE, Earn JPY891,324,000, US$600,000
    1st: Japan Cup-G1 (Tokyo, T2400m), Osaka Hai-G1 (Hanshin, T2000m), Kinko Sho-G2 (Chukyo, T2000m), Copa Republica Argentina-G2 (Tokyo, T2500m), Kyodo News Service Hai-G3 (Tokyo, T1800m); 2nd: Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby)-G1, Tokyo Sports Hai Nisai Stakes-G3; 3rd: Japan Cup-G1, Dubai Sheema Classic-G1, Takarazuka Kinen-G1, Yasuda Kinen-G1; 4th: Arima Kinen (Grand Prix)-G1, Nakayama Kinen-G2; sire

  • Just a Way(2009, bay, horse) Sibyl by Wild Again(USA) PHOTO >

    2014 JRA Best Older Colt or Horse
    22 starts 6 wins in JRA, UAE & FR, Earn JPY595,694,000, US$3,000,000
    1st: Tenno Sho(Autumn)-G1(Tokyo, T2000m), Yasuda Kinen-G1(Tokyo, T1600m), Dubai Duty Free-G1(Meydan, T1800m, NTR), Nakayama Kinen-G2(Nakayama, T1800m), Arlington Cup-G3(Hanshin, T1600m); 2nd: Japan Cup-G1, Mainichi Okan-G2(twice), Epsom Cup-G3, Sekiya Kinen-G3, Niigata Nisai Stakes-G3; 3rd: Nakayama Kimpai-G3; 4th: Arima Kinen(The Grand Prix)-G1, Kisaragi Sho-G3, Tokyo Sports Hai Nisai Stakes-G3; 5th: Kyoto Kinen-G2 ; sire

  • Win Variation(2008, bay, horse) Super Ballerina(CAN) by Storm Bird(CAN) PHOTO >

    23 starts 4 wins in JRA, Earn JPY579,946,000
    1st: Nikkei Sho-G2(Nakayama, T2500m), Aoba Sho-G2(Tokyo, T2400m), Nojigiku Stakes-OP(Hanshin, T1800m); 2nd: Tokyo Yushun(Japanese Derby)-G1, Kikuka Sho(Japanese St. Leger)-G1, Tenno Sho(Spring)-G1, Arima Kinen(The Grand Prix)-G1, Nikkei Sho-G2(twice), Kobe Shimbun Hai-G2; 3rd: Tenno Sho(Spring)-G1, Kinko Sho-G2; 4th: Takarazuka Kinen-G1, Radio Nikkei Hai Nisai Stakes-G3, Kisaragi Sho-G3; 5th: Japan Cup-G1 ; sire

  • Nuovo Record(2011, chestnut, mare) Omega Spirit by Spinning World(USA) PHOTO >

    23 starts 6 wins in JRA, HK & USA, Earn JPY456,716,000, HK$6,840,500, US$60,000
    1st: Yushun Himba(Japanese Oaks)-G1(Tokyo, T2400m), Nakayama Kinen(Nakayama, T1800m), Rose Stakes-G2(Hanshin, T1800m), Red Carpet Handicap-G3(Del Mar, T11F); 2nd: Hong Kong Cup-G1, Queen Elizabeth Ⅱ Cup-G1(twice), Shuka Sho-G1, All Comers-G2, Tulip Sho-G3; 3rd: Oka Sho(Japanese 1000 Guineas)-G1; 4th: Hong Kong Vase-G1, Sapporo Kinen-G2; 5th: Takarazuka Kinen-G1

  • One and Only(2011, dark bay or brown, horse) Virtue by Taiki Shuttle(USA) PHOTO >

    33 starts 4 wins in JRA & UAE, Earn JPY372,681,000, US$600,000
    1st: Tokyo Yushun(Japanese Derby)-G1(Tokyo, T2400m), Kobe Shimbun Hai-G2(Hanshin, T2400m), Radio Nikkei Hai Nisai Stakes-G3(Hanshin, T2000m); 2nd: Yayoi Sho-G2; 3rd: Dubai Sheema Classic-G1; 4th: Satsuki Sho(Japanese 2000 Guineas)-G1; 5th: American Jockey Club Cup-G2 ; sire

  • Admire Rakti(2008, bay, horse) Admire Teresa by Helissio(FR)

    28 starts 7 wins in JRA & AUS, Earn JPY282,798,000, AUS$1,750,000
    1st: MRC Caulfield Cup-G1(Caulfield, T2400m), Diamond Stakes-G3(Tokyo, T3400m); 2nd: Hanshin Daishoten-G2, Copa Republica Argentina-G2; 3rd: Kinko Sho-G2, American Jockey Club Cup-G2; 4th: Japan Cup-G1, Tenno Sho(Spring)-G1, Kyoto Daishoten-G2

  • Fame Game(2010, brown, gelding) Hall of Fame by Allez Milord(USA))

    29 starts 7 wins in JRA & AUS, Earn JPY411,148,000 AUS$75,000
    1st: Meguro Kinen-G2(Tokyo, T2500m), Copa Republica Argentina-G2(Tokyo, T2500m), Diamond Stakes-G3(Tokyo, T3400m) twice, Keisei Hai-G3(Nakayama, T2000m); 2nd: Tenno Sho(Spring)-G1, Stayers Stakes-G2, Diamond Stakes-G3: 3rd: American Jockey Club Cup-G2; 4th: Spring Stakes-G2; 5th: Copa Republica Argentina-G2

  • Curren Mirotic(2008, chestnut, gelding) Star Mie(USA) by A. P. Indy(USA)

    42 starts 6 wins in JRA, HK & AUS, Earn JPY365,994,000, HK$544,500
    1st: Kinko Sho-G2(Chukyo, T2000m), Tarumi Stakes(Hanshin, T1800m, NTR); 2nd: Tenno Sho(Spring)-G1, Takarazuka Kinen-G1; 3rd: Tenno Sho(Spring)-G1, Kyoto Daishoten-G2; 4th: Osaka Hai-G2, Hanshin Daishoten-G2, Naruo Kinen-G3; 5th: Hanshin Daishoten-G2

  • Salios(2017, chestnut, colt) Salomina (GER) by Lomitas (GB)

    7 starts 4 wins in JRA, Earn JPY330,885,000
    1st: Asahi Hai Futurity Stakes-G1 (Hanshin, T1600m), Mainichi Okan-G2 (Tokyo, T1800m), Saudi Arabia Royal Cup-G3 (Tokyo, T1600m, NTR); 2nd: Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby)-G1, Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2000 Guineas)-G1; 5th: Mile Championship-G1

  • Yoshida(2014, bay, horse) Hilda's Passion (USA) by Canadian Frontier (USA) PHOTO >

    18 starts 5 wins in USA, GB & UAE, Earn US$2,482,700, £17,417.75
    1st: Woodward Stakes-G1 (Saratoga, D9F), Old Forester Turf Classic Stakes-G1 (Churchill Downs, T9F), Hill Prince Stakes-G3 (Belmont Park, T9F), James W. Murphy Stakes-L (Pimlico, T8F); 2nd: Whitney Stakes-G1, National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes-G2, Saranac Stakes-G3; 3rd: Woodward Stakes-G1; 4th: Breeders' Cup Classic-G1; 5th: Queen Anne Stakes-G1, Belmont Derby Invitaional Stakes-G1, Fourstardave Handicap-G1; sire

  • Meisho Naruto(2008, bay, gelding) Stapes Mitsuko by Carnegie(IRE)

    51 starts 7 wins in JRA(incl. 9 starts 1 win in JRA Jump Race), Earn JPY222,205,000
    1st: Tanabata Sho-G3(Fukushima, T2000m), Kokura Kinen-G3(Kokura, T2000m, NTR); 2nd: All Comers-G2; 3rd: Daily Hai Nisai Stakes-G2, Fukushima Kinen-G3, Kokura Kinen-G3; Tanabata Sho-G3; 5th: Kisaragi Sho-G3

  • Magic Time(2011, dark bay or brown, mare) Time Will Tell by Brian's Time(USA)

    23 starts 6 wins in JRA, Earn JPY219,539,000
    1st: Lord Derby Challenge Trophy-G3(Nakayama, T1600m), Turquoise Stakes-L(Nakayama, T1600m); 2nd: Fuchu Himba Stakes-G2, Kyoto Himba Stakes-G3, Nakayama Himba Stakes-G3, Queen Cup-G3; 3rd: Sekiya Kinen-G3

  • Time Flyer(2015, bay, horse) Time Traveling by Brian's Time (USA) PHOTO >

    22 starts 5 wins in JRA, Earn JPY202,058,000
    1st: Hopeful Stakes-G1 (Nakayama, T2000m), Elm Stakes-G3 (Sapporo, D1700m), Hagi Stakes-L (Kyoto, T1800m), Marine Stakes-OP (Hakodate, D1700m); 2nd: Musashino Stakes-G3, Kyoto Nisai Stakes-G3; 5th: February Stakes-G1, Nakayama Kimpai-G3, Musashino Stakes-G3

  • Logi Cry(2013, dark bay or brown, horse) Dream Moment (GB) by Machiavellian (USA)

    25 starts 5 wins in JRA, Earn JPY191,209,000
    1st: Fuji Stakes-G3 (Tokyo, T1600m), Shinzan Kinen-G3 (Kyoto, T1600m), Rokko Stakes-L (Hanshin, T1600m); 2nd: Chukyo Kinen-G3; 3rd: Keio Hai Spring Cup-G2, Keisei Hai Autumn Handicap-G3, Hankyu Hai-G3

  • Gustave Cry(2008, dark bay or brown, horse) Fabulous la Fouine(FR) by Fabulous Dancer(USA)

    19 starts 5 wins in JRA, Earn JPY175,270,000
    1st: Hanshin Daishoten-G2(Hanshin, T3000m); 2nd: Diamond Stakes-G3; 3rd: Kyoto Daishoten-G2; 4th: Aoba Sho-G2; 5th: Tenno Sho(Spring)-G1

  • Sundarbans(2011, brown, mare) Nature Guide by El Condor Pasa(USA)

    27 starts 6 wins in JRA, Earn JPY152,770,000
    1st: Nakayama Himba Stakes-G3(Nakayama, T1800m); 3rd: Kinko Sho-G2; 4th: Mermaid Stakes-G3; 5th: Fuchu Himba Stakes-G2

  • Admire Eikan(2013, bay, horse) Peruvian Lily by French Deputy(USA)

    20 starts 4 wins in JRA, Earn JPY151,937,000
    1st: Sapporo Nisai Stakes-G3(Sapporo, T1800m); 2nd: Stayers Stakes-G2; 3rd: Kyoto Nisai Stakes-G3; 5th: Hanshin Daishoten-G2, Yayoi Sho-G2, Hopeful Stakes-G2

  • Tsurumaru Leon(2008, bay, horse) Kastria(USA) by Kingmambo(USA)

    23 starts 6 wins in JRA, Earn JPY134,260,000
    1st: Kitakyushu Kinen-G3(Kokura, T1200m), Tachibana Stakes-OP(Kyoto, T1400m); 3rd: Ocean Stakes-G3; 4th: Silk Road Stakes-G3

  • Capote Star(2009, dark bay or brown, horse) Sabbiare(USA) by Capote(USA)

    15 starts 4 wins in JRA, Earn JPY120,983,000
    1st: Nikkei Shinshun Hai-G2(Kyoto, T2400m); 2nd: Nikkei Sho-G2

  • Go for the Summit(2015, dark bay or brown, horse) Luxury (USA) by Storm Cat (USA)

    19 starts 3 wins in JRA, Earn JPY100,156,000
    1st: Aoba Sho-G2 (Tokyo, T2400m); 4th: Meguro Kinen-G2, Kyodo News Hai-G3; 5th: Nikkei Sho-G2, Challenge Cup-G3

  • Admire Miyabi(2014, grey, mare) Lady Skipper by Kurofune(USA)

    6 starts 3 wins in JRA, Earn JPY82,275,000
    1st: Queen Cup-G3(Tokyo, T1600m); 3rd: Yushun Himba(Japanese Oaks)-G1

  • Grail(2015, dark bay or brown, horse) Platina Chalice(GB) by Rock of Gibraltar(IRE)

    10 starts 2 wins in JRA, Earn JPY71,583,000
    1st: Kyoto Nisai Stakes-G3(Kyoto, T2000m); 3rd: All Comers-G2, St. Lite Kinen-G2

  • My Rhapsody(2017, brown, colt) Teddy's Promise (USA) by Salt Lake (USA)

    7 starts 3 wins in JRA, Earn JPY62,155,000
    1st: Kyoto Nisai Stakes-G3 (Kyoto, T2000m), Nojigiku Stakes-OP (Hanshin, T1800m); 4th: Kyodo News Hai-G3