2011 b. 16.6hh (1.69m)
Screen Hero – Mejiro Frances
2024 Fee : JPY8,000,000

Horse of the Year and Best Miler in Japan.
Sire of 5 G1 winners including the Sprinters Stakes winner Pixie Knight and triple Australian Classic winner Hitotsu.



Screen Hero
2004 ch.
Grass Wonder
1995 ch.
Silver Hawk Roberto Hail to Reason
Gris Vitesse Amerigo
Ameriflora Danzig Northern Dancer
Pas de Nom
Graceful Touch His Majesty
Pi Phi Gal
Running Heroine
1993 b.
Sunday Silence Halo Hail to Reason
Wishing Well Understanding
Mountain Flower
Dyna Actress Northern Taste Northern Dancer
Lady Victoria
Model Sport Model Fool
Magic Goddess
Mejiro Frances
2001 b.
1991 b.
Sadler's Wells Northern Dancer Nearctic
Fairy Bridge Bold Reason
Detroit Riverman Never Bend
River Lady
Derna Sunny Boy
Miss Barberie
Mejiro Monterey
1986 dk.b.
Mogami Lyphard Northern Dancer
No Luck Lucky Debonair
No Teasing
Mejiro Quincey Fidion Djakao
Mejiro Bosatsu Montaval
Mejiro Queen

Inbreeding / Northern Dancer 4D×5S×5S×5D, Hail to Reason 5S×5S


Age Country Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
2JPN3200JPY 16,794,000
3JPN4001JPY 16,341,000
4JPN55(3)00JPY 279,873,000
5JPN31(1)2(2)0JPY 223,238,000
Total1811(7)2(2)1JPY 536,246,000
  • 4yo (2015) JRA Horse of the Year & Best Sprinter or Miler
  • 5yo (2016) JRA Special Prize
Age FP Race Name · Grade Race Course Dist. Finish Time
21stManryo ShoHanshinT1400m1.22.7
2-Year-Old NewcomerKyotoT1400m1.20.6 R
33rdShirayuri Stakes-OPKyotoT1800m1.45.2
4thSpring Stakes-G2NakayamaT1800m1.48.8
5thShinzan Kinen-G3KyotoT1600m1.34.9
41stYasuda Kinen-G1TokyoT1600m1.32.0
Mile Championship-G1KyotoT1600m1.32.8
Hong Kong Mile-G1Sha TinT1600m1.33.92
Lord Derby Challenge Trophy-G3NakayamaT1600m1.32.2
Spica StakesNakayamaT1800m1.50.2
Wakashio ShoNakayamaT1600m1.33.7
51stTenno Sho (Autumn)-G1TokyoT2000m1.59.3
Hong Kong Cup-G1Sha TinT2000m2.00.95
Champions Mile-G1Sha TinT1600m1.34.08
2ndYasuda Kinen-G1TokyoT1600m1.33.2
Sapporo Kinen-G2SapporoT2000m2.02.0


Maurice entered stud in Japan in 2017.
He shuttled to Arrowfield Stud in Australia for the Southern Hemisphere breeding season in 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022, and 2023.

In 2023, Jack d'Or became the third Grade 1 winner for his sire in Japan when he won the Grade 1 Osaka Hai. Additionally, North Bridge captured the Grade 2 American Jockey Club Cup, Divina took the Grade 2 Fuchu Himba Stakes, Strauss won the Grade 2 Tokyo Sports Hai Nisai Stakes, and Bank Maur landed the Group 2 Alister Clark Stakes in Australia in 2023. Maurice's progeny won over 100 races in JRA for the past two years in a row.

He was ranked seventh on the Japanese Leading Sire list in 2023.
He was ranked fourth on the Japanese Leading Two-Year-Old Sire list in 2023.


  • Mazu (AUS)(2018, bay, gelding) Chatelaine (AUS) by Flying Spur (AUS)

    23 starts 7 wins in AUS, Earn AUS$7,719,350
    1st: BRC Doomben 10,000-G1 (Eagle Farm, T1200m), ATC Royal Sovereign Stakes-G2 (Randwick, T1200m), ATC Darby Munro Stakes-L (Rosehill Garden, T1200m), ATC Fireball Stakes-L (Randwick, T1100m), ATC Brian Crowley Stakes-L (Randwick, T1200m); 2nd: ATC Premiere Stakes-G2; 3rd: ATC T. J. Smith Stakes-G1, BRC Doomben 10,000-G1, ATC Pago Pago Stakes-G3; 5th: VRC Newmarket Handicap-G1, ATC The Shorts-G2

  • Jack d'Or(2018, chestnut, horse) Ravarino (USA) by Unbridled's Song (USA)

    17 starts 8 wins in JRA & HK, Earn JPY490,042,000
    1st: Osaka Hai-G1 (Hanshin, T2000m), Sapporo Kinen-G2 (Sapporo, T2000m), Kinko Sho-G2 (Chukyo, T2000m, NTR), Shirafuji Stakes-L (Tokyo, T2000m); 4th: Tenno Sho (autumn)-G1; 5th: Osaka Hai-G1, Yasuda Kinen-G1

  • Geraldina(2018, bay, mare) Gentildonna by Deep Impact

    2022 JRA Best Older Filly or Mare
    23 starts 6 wins in JRA & HK, Earn JPY445,447,000, HK$1,940,000
    1st: Queen Elizabeth II Cup-G1 (Hanshin, T2200m), All Comers-G2 (Nakayama, T2200m); 2nd: Naruo Kinen-G3; 3rd: Arima Kinen (Grand Prix)-G1, Kokura Kinen-G3; 4th: Takarazuka Kinen-G1, Hong Kong Vase-G1, Kyoto Kinen-G2, Challenge Cup-G3; 5th: Queen Elizabeth II Cup-G1

  • Hitotsu (AUS)(2018, brown, horse) Love Is Fickle (AUS) by Redoute's Choice (AUS)

    8 starts 4 wins in AUS, Earn AUS$3,179,250
    1st: ATC Australian Derby-G1 (Randwick, T2400m), VRC Victoria Derby-G1 (Flemington, T2500m), VRC Australian Guineas-G1 (Flemington, T1600m); 5th: MRC Caulfield Guineas-G1; Sire

  • Pixie Knight(2018, bay, horse) Pixie Hollow by King Halo

    14 starts 3 wins in JRA & HK, Earn JPY227,642,000
    1st: Sprinters Stakes-G1 (Nakayama, T1200m), Shinzan Kinen-G3 (Chukyo, T1600m); 2nd: Centaur Stakes-G2, CBC Sho-G3; 4th: Arlington Cup-G3; Sire

  • North Bridge(2018, bay, horse) Amazing Moon by Admire Moon

    15 starts 6 wins in JRA, Earn JPY173,916,000
    1st: American Jockey Club Cup-G2 (Nakayama, T2200m), Epsom Cup-G3 (Tokyo, T1800m); 3rd: Radio Nikkei Sho-G3; 5th: Mainichi Okan-G2

  • Lagulf(2019, dark bay or brown, horse) Abandonne by Falbrav (IRE)

    13 starts 5 wins in JRA, Earn JPY149,722,000
    1st: Nakayama Kimpai-G3 (Nakayama, T2000m), Fuyo Stakes-OP (Nakayama, T2000m); 2nd: Nakayama Kinen-G2; 3rd: Hopeful Stakes-G1; 5th: St. Lite Kinen-G2

  • Nocking Point(2020, chestnut, colt) Cecchino by King Kamehameha

    8 starts 3 wins in JRA, Earn JPY109.431.000
    1st: Niigata Kinen-G3 (Niigata, T2000m); 2ndd: Mainichi Hai-G3; Saudi Arabia Royal Cup-G3; 5th: Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby)-G1

  • Shigeru Pink Ruby(2018, chestnut, mare) Moonlight Bay by High Chaparral (IRE)

    17 starts 3 wins in JRA, Earn JPY99,229,000
    1st: Fillies' Revue-G2 (Hanshin, T1400m), Kurama Stakes-OP (Chukyo, T1200m); 4th: Kitakyushu Kinen-G3, Kyoto Himba Stakes-G3; 5th: Keihan Hai-G3

  • Kafuji Octagon(2019, grey, horse) Mejiro Marian by Mejiro Bailey

    17 starts 4 wins in JRA & NAR, Earn JPY94,536,000
    1st: Leopard Stakes-G3 (Niigata, D1800m); 3rd: Hakusan Daishoten-L, Saga Kinen-L; 5th: Sirius Stakes-G3, March Stakes-G3, Antares Stakes-G3

  • Rooks Nest(2018, bay, horse) Villa by Deep Impact

    15 starts 2 wins in JRA, Earn JPY83,625,000
    1st: Falcon Stakes-G3 (Chukyo, T1400m); 2nd: Shinzan Kinen-G3, Port Island Stakes-L; 4th: Swan Stakes-G2

  • Bank Maur (AUS)(2019, brown, horse) Banksia (AUS) by Redoute's Choice (AUS)

    14 starts 3 wins in AUS, Earn AUS$727,900
    1st: MVRC Alister Clark Stakes-G2 (Moonee Valley, T2040m); 2nd: MRC Manfred Stakes-G3; 4th: VRC Australian Guineas-G1

  • Balsam Note(2020, dark bay or brown, colt) Epice Arome by Daiwa Major

    9 starts 3 wins in JRA, Earn JPY60,556,000
    1st: Shirayuri Stakes-L (Kyoto, T1800m); 4th: Radio Nikkei Sho-G3

  • Strauss(2021, dark bay or brown, colt) Blumenblatt by Admire Vega

    4 starts 2 wins in JRA, Earn JPY53,902,000
    1st: Tokyo Sports Hai Nisai Stakes-G2 (Tokyo, T1800m); 3rd: Saudi Arabia Royal Cup-G3

  • Kibou (AUS)(2019, dark bay or brown, gelding) Fortiche (AUS) by Any Given Saturday (AUS)

    9 starts 4 wins in AUS, Earn AUS$348,075
    1st: ATC Up & Coming Stakes-G3 (Rosehill Garden, T1300m)

  • Genzano (AUS)(2020, brown, filly) Infiorata (AUS) by Dream Ahead (USA)

    5 starts 3 wins in AUS, Earn AUS$194,775
    1st: NJC Spring Stakes-G3 (Newcastle, T1600m)