JUST A WAY

JUST A WAY

2009 b. 15.9hh (1.62m)
Heart’s Cry – Sibyl
2020 Fee : JPY4,000,000

Triple Group 1 winner by Heart’s Cry.
Won the Dubai Duty Free – G1 and world’s highest rated at 130 in 2014.
Sire of first Grade winner Lord My Way and Graded performer Velox.

JUST A WAY

PEDIGREE

Heart's Cry
2001 b.
Sunday Silence
1986 br.
Halo Hail to Reason Turn-to
Nothirdchance
Cosmah Cosmic Bomb
Almahmoud
Wishing Well Understanding Promised Land
Pretty Ways
Mountain Flower Montparnasse
Edelweiss
Irish Dance
1990 b.
Tony Bin Kampala Kalamoun
State Pension
Severn Bridge Hornbeam
Priddy Fair
Buper Dance Lyphard Northern Dancer
Goofed
My Bupers Bupers
Princess Revoked
Sibyl
1999 b.
Wild Again
1980 dk.b.
Icecapade Nearctic Nearco
Lady Angela
Shenanigans Native Dancer
Bold Irish
Bushel-n-Peck Khaled Hyperion
Eclair
Dama Dante
Clovelly
Charon
1987 ch.
Mo Exception Hard Work Golden Ruler
Adds Up
With Exception Pan Dancer
Sandy's Toughie
Double Wiggle Sir Wiggle Sadair
Wiggle
Blue Double Nodouble
Blue Burst

Inbreeding / None through the fifth cross

RACE RECORD

Age Country Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
2JPN311(1)0JPY 24,984,000
3JPN61(1)1(1)0JPY 67,426,000
4JPN71(1)3(3)1(1)JPY 207,516,000
5JPN42(2)1(1)0JPY 295,768,000
UAE11(1)00US$3,000,000
FR1000€0
Total226(5)6(6)1(1)JPY 595,694,000
US$3,000,000
  • 5yo (2014) JRA Best Older Colt or Horse
Age FP Race Name · Grade Race Course Dist. Finish Time
21st2-Year-Old NewcomerNiigataT1600m1.36.1
2ndNiigata Nisai Stakes-G3NiigataT1600m1.33.9
4thTokyo Sports Hai Nisai Stakes-G3TokyoT1800m1.53.5
31stArlington Cup-G3HanshinT1600m1.36.3
2ndMainichi Okan-G2TokyoT1800m1.45.0
4thKisaragi Sho-G3KyotoT1800m1.47.9
41stTenno Sho (Autumn)-G1TokyoT2000m1.57.5
2ndMainichi Okan-G2TokyoT1800m1.46.8
Epsom Cup-G3TokyoT1800m1.45.7
Sekiya Kinen-G3NiigataT1600m1.32.7
3rdNakayama Kimpai-G3NakayamaT2000m1.59.9
5thKyoto Kinen-G2KyotoT2200m2.13.2
51stYasuda Kinen-G1TokyoT1600m1.36.8
Dubai Duty Free-G1MeydanT1800m1.45.52 R
Nakayama Kinen-G2NakayamaT1800m1.49.8
2ndJapan Cup-G1TokyoT2400m2.23.8
4thArima Kinen (The Grand Prix)-G1NakayamaT2500m2.35.5

STUD RECORD

Just a Way entered stud in Japan in 2015. He was crowned Japanese Champion Freshman Sire in 2018.

In 2019, his first crop son Velox finished second in Grade 1 Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2000 Guineas). He also finished third in the Grade 1 Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby) and the Grade 1 Kikuka Sho (Japanese St.Leger). Also in 2019, Lord My Way won the Grade 3 Challenge Cup by making it five straight wins, and Master Fencer finished an admirable sixth place in the Grade 1 Kentucky Derby as the first Japanese-bred horse to compete in the race.

BEST PROGENY

  • Velox(2016, bay, colt) Selkis (GER) by Monsun (GER)

    11 starts 3 wins in JRA, Earn JPY219,068,000
    1st: Wakaba Stakes-L (Hanshin, T2000m), Wakagoma Stakes-L (Kyoto, T2000m); 2nd: Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2000 Guineas)-G1, Kobe Shimbun Hai-G2, Nojigiku Stakes-OP; 3rd: Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby)-G1, Kikuka Sho (Japanese St. Leger)-G1; 4th: Tokyo Sports Hai Nisai Stakes-G3

  • Lord My Way(2016, bay, colt) Feliz by Jungle Pocket PHOTO >

    12 starts 6 wins in JRA, Earn JPY121,368,000
    1st: Challenge Cup-G3 (Hanshin, T2000m), Port Island Stakes-L (Hanshin, T1600m)

  • A Will a Way(2016, bay, filly) Will Power by King Kamehameha PHOTO >

    11 starts 4 wins in JRA, Earn JPY118,760,000
    1st: Silk Road Stakes-G3 (Kyoto, T1200m), Opal Stakes-L (Kyoto, T1200m), Dahlia Sho-OP (Niigata, T1400m); 2nd: Keio Hai Nisai Stakes-G2; 3rd: Aoi Stakes-L; 4th: Keihan Hai-G3

  • Master Fencer(2016, chestnut, colt) Sexy Zamurai (USA) by Deputy Minister (CAN)

    15 starts 4 wins in JRA & USA, Earn JPY80,667,000, US$60,000
    2nd: Brilliant Stakes-L, Sleipnir Stakes-OP, Fukuryu Stakes-OP; 5th: Belmont Stakes-G1

  • Epos(2017, chestnut, filly) Strike Root (USA) by Smart Strike (CAN)

    5 starts 2 wins in JRA, Earn JPY64,382,000
    1st: Fillies' Revue-G2 (Hanshin, T1400m)

  • Admire Justa(2016, bay, colt) Admire Teresa by Helissio (FR) PHOTO >

    13 starts 2 wins in JRA, Earn JPY54,268,000
    2nd: Hopeful Stakes-G1, Sumire Stakes-L

  • Love Me Fine(2016, bay, filly) Yamano Love by Agnes Digital (USA)

    8 starts 1 win in JRA, Earn JPY23,562,000
    2nd: Hakodate Nisai Stakes-G3; 4th: Fantasy Stakes-G3