2008 ch. 16.0hh (1.63m)
Stay Gold – Oriental Art
2021 Fee : JPY3,500,000

6 time Group 1 winner and triple crown winner out of Japanese legendary bloodline.
Has produced 7 Graded winners including Lucky Lilac winning two Group 1s in 2020.



Stay Gold
1994 dk.b.
Sunday Silence
1986 br.
Halo Hail to Reason Turn-to
Cosmah Cosmic Bomb
Wishing Well Understanding Promised Land
Pretty Ways
Mountain Flower Montparnasse
Golden Sash
1988 ch.
Dictus Sanctus Fine Top
Doronic Worden
Dyna Sash Northern Taste Northern Dancer
Lady Victoria
Royal Sash Princely Gift
Sash of Honour
Oriental Art
1997 ch.
Mejiro McQueen
1987 g.
Mejiro Titan Mejiro Asama Partholon
Sweet Sixteen
Cheryl Snob
Mejiro Aurola Remand Alcide
Mejiro Iris Hindostan
Asama Yuri
Electro Art
1986 ch.
Northern Taste Northern Dancer Nearctic
Lady Victoria Victoria Park
Lady Angela
Grandma Stevens Lt. Stevens Nantallah
Rough Shod
Dhow Bronze Babu
Coastal Trade

Inbreeding / Northern Taste 3D×4S


Age Country Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
  • 3yo (2011) JRA Horse of the Year & Best Three-Year-Old Colt
  • 4yo (2012) JRA Best Older Colt or Horse
  • 5yo (2013) JRA Best Older Colt or Horse
Age FP Race Name · Grade Race Course Dist. Finish Time
21st2-Year-Old NewcomerNiigataT1600m1.37.4
2ndFuyo Stakes-OPNakayamaT1600m1.35.3
31stTokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby)-G1TokyoT2400m2.30.5
Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2000 Guineas)-G1TokyoT2000m2.00.6
Kikuka Sho (Japanese St. Leger)-G1KyotoT3000m3.02.8
Arima Kinen (The Grand Prix)-G1NakayamaT2500m2.36.0
Kobe Shimbun Hai-G2HanshinT2400m2.28.3
Spring Stakes-G2HanshinT1800m1.46.4
2ndShinzan Kinen-G3KyotoT1600m1.34.2
3rdKisaragi Sho-G3KyotoT1800m1.47.8
41stTakarazuka Kinen-G1HanshinT2200m2.10.9
Prix Foy-G2LongchampT2400m2.34.26
2ndPrix de l'Arc de Triomphe-G1LongchampT2400m2.37.7
Japan Cup-G1TokyoT2400m2.23.1
Hanshin Daishoten-G2HanshinT3000m3.11.9
51stArima Kinen (The Grand Prix)-G1NakayamaT2500m2.32.3
Osaka Hai-G2HanshinT2000m1.59.0
Prix Foy-G2LongchampT2400m2.41.47
2ndPrix de l'Arc de Triomphe-G1LongchampT2400m2.33.2


Orfevre entered stud in Japan in 2014.

In 2020, Lucky Lilac, the Best Two-Year-Old Filly in 2017 in Japan, captured the Grade 1 Osaka Hai and then went on to mark back-to-back victories in the Grade 1 Queen Elizabeth II Cup. Also in 2020, Authority won the Grade 2 Aoba Sho and the Grade 2 Copa Republica Argentina, and Ocea Great took the Grade 2 Stayers Stakes.

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


  • Lucky Lilac(2015, chestnut, mare) Lilacs and Lace (USA) by Flower Alley (USA) PHOTO >

    2017 JRA Best 2-Year-Old Filly
    19 starts 7 wins in JRA & HK, Earn JPY737,467,000, HK$4,400,000
    1st: Osaka Hai-G1 (Hanshin, T2000m), Queen Elizabeth II Cup-G1 (Hanshin, T2200m), Queen Elizabeth II Cup-G1 (Kyoto, T2200m), Hanshin Juvenile Fillies-G1 (Hanshin, T1600m), Tulip Sho-G2 (Hanshin, T1600m), Artemis Stakes-G3 (Tokyo, T1600m); 2nd: Oka Sho (Japanese 1000 Guineas)-G1, Hong Kong Vase-G1, Nakayama Kinen-G2 (twice); 3rd: Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks)-G1, Sapporo Kinen-G2, Fuchu Himba Stakes-G2; 4th: Arima Kinen (Grand Prix)-G1, Victoria Mile-G1

  • Epoca d'Oro(2015, dark bay or brown, horse) Daiwa Passion by Forty Niner (USA) PHOTO >

    10 starts 3 wins in JRA, Earn JPY276,364,000
    1st: Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2000 Guineas)-G1 (Nakayama, T2000m); 2nd: Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby)-G1, Spring Stakes-G2; 4th: Kobe Shimbun Hai-G2; 5th: Nakayama Kinen-G2; sire

  • Justin(2016, chestnut, horse) Synesthesia (USA) by Gone West (USA)

    20 starts 8 wins in JRA & NAR, Earn JPY188,091,000
    1st: Capella Stakes-G3 (Nakayama, D1200m), Tokyo Hai-L (Oi, D1200m), Tokyo Sprint-L (Oi, D1200m), Chiba Stakes-OP (Nakayama, D1200m); 5th: Sakitama Hai-L

  • Authority(2017, bay, colt) Rosalind by Symboli Kris S (USA)

    7 starts 4 wins in JRA, Earn JPY157,786,000
    1st: Copa Republica Argentina-G2 (Tokyo, T2500m), Aoba Sho-G2 (Tokyo, T2400m), Fuyo Stakes-L (Nakayama, T2000m); 3rd: Yayoi Sho Deep Impact Kinen-G2; 5th: Hopeful Stakes-G1

  • Bio Spark(2015, dark bay or brown, horse) Nanayo Tiara by Meiner Love (USA)

    25 starts 5 wins in JRA, Earn JPY146,268,000
    1st: Fukushima Kinen-G3 (Fukushima, T2000m); 2nd: Miyakooji Stakes-L; 3rd: Hakodate Kinen-G3

  • Ocea Great(2016, bay, horse) Blue Danube (IRE) by Bahri (USA)

    17 starts 5 wins in JRA, Earn JPY131,099,000
    1st: Stayers Stakes-G2 (Nakayama, T3600m); 3rd: Diamond Stakes-G3

  • Marche Lorraine(2016, bay, mare) Vite Marcher by French Deputy (USA)

    15 starts 5 wins in JRA & NAR, Earn JPY96,199,000
    1st: Ladies Prelude-L (Oi, D1800m); 3rd: JBC Ladies Classic-L

  • Espoir(2016, chestnut, mare) Scarlet by Symboli Kris S (USA)

    12 starts 4 wins in JRA, Earn JPY83,895,000
    2nd: Turquoise Stakes-G3, Niigata Himba Stakes-OP; 3rd: Nakayama Himba Stakes-G3

  • Solace(2015, bay, mare) Laragh (USA) by Tapit (USA) PHOTO >

    17 starts 4 wins in JRA, Earn JPY80,957,000
    1st: Mermaid Stakes-G3 (Hanshin, T2000m)

  • Gilded Mirror(2017, bay, filly) Titan Queen (USA) by Tiznow (USA)

    10 starts 2 wins in JRA, Earn JPY64,267,000
    2nd: Arlington Cup-G3; 3rd: NHK Mile Cup-G1

  • Shine Garnet(2017, chestnut, filly) Velvet Robe (USA) by Gone West (USA)

    6 starts 3 wins in JRA, Earn JPY61,259,000
    1st: Falcon Stakes-G3 (Chukyo, T1400m); 4th: Fairy Stakes-G3

  • Bitterender(2017, bay, colt) Bitter Sweet by Afleet Alex (USA)

    9 starts 2 wins in JRA, Earn JPY47,871,000
    1st: Principal Stakes-L (Tokyo, T2000m); 2nd: Kyodo News Hai-G3; 4th: Keisei Hai-G3

  • Silver Sonic(2016, grey, horse) Air Thule by Tony Bin (IRE)

    10 starts 3 wins in JRA, Earn JPY45,748,000
    1st: Hyogo Tokubetsu, Kunisaki Tokubetsu

  • Ho O Peaceful(2017, chestnut, filly) Tsurumaru Onepiece by King Kamehameha

    8 starts 2 wins in JRA, Earn JPY42,375,000
    2nd: Flora Stakes-G2

  • Melody Lane(2016, bay, mare) Mowen (GB) by Motivator (GB)

    18 starts 2 wins in JRA, Earn JPY39,936,000
    1st: 3-Year-Old & Up 5,000,000 & Less (Hanshin, T2600m, NTR); 5th: Kikuka Sho (Japanese St. Leger)-G1, Hanshin Daishoten-G2

  • Rock This Town(2015, chestnut, mare) Stray Cat by Storm Cat (USA) PHOTO >

    6 starts 2 wins in JRA, Earn JPY38,497,000
    1st: Sappro Nisai Stakes-G3 (Sapporo, T1800m)