2008 ch. 16.0hh (1.63m)
Stay Gold – Oriental Art
2018 Fee : JPY5,000,000

Six-time Group 1 winner and triple crown winner out of Japanese legendary bloodline. First crop in 2017 already sire of Champion 2yo filly Lucky Lilac in 2017.



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 4S×3D, Northern Dancer 5S×4D, Lady Victoria 5S×4D


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 2017 his daughter Lucky Lilac remained unbeaten in three starts as a 2-year-old filly when she captured the Grade 1 Hanshin Juvenile Fillies, and was awarded Best Two-Year-Old Filly in Japan. Also in 2017, Rock This Town captured the Grade 3 Sapporo Nisai Stakes and became the first graded stakes winner for her first crop sire. This win was the first graded stakes victory for the first crop sires in Japan in 2017.
He was ranked 3rd on the Japanese Leading Freshman Sire list in 2017.


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

    8 starts 3 wins in JRA, Earn JPY270,164,000
    1st: Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2000 Guineas)-G1 (Nakayama, T2000m); 2nd: Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby)-G1, Spring Stakes (Japanese 2000 Guineas Trial)-G2; 4th: Kobe Shimbun Hai-G2

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

    2017 JRA Best 2-Year-Old Filly
    7 starts 4 wins in JRA, Earn JPY236,529,000
    1st: Hanshin Juvenile Fillies-G1 (Hanshin, T1600m), Tulip Sho (Japanese 1000 Guineas Trial)-G2 (Hanshin, T1600m), Artemis Stakes-G3(Tokyo, T1600m); 2nd: Oka Sho (Japanese 1000 Guineas)-G1; 3rd: Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks)-G1

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

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

  • Mystic Glow(2015, bay, colt) Mystic Lips (GER) by Generous (IRE)

    3 starts 3 wins in JRA, Earn JPY27,829,000
    1st: Uonuma Tokubetsu

  • Jamil Fuerte(2016, bay, colt) Pretty Carina (USA) by Seeking the Gold (USA)

    2 starts 1 win in JRA, Earn JPY13,450,000
    2nd: Hagi Stakes-L

  • Kurino Kooning(2015, bay, colt) Kurino Biscuit by Paradise Creek(USA)

    3 starts 1 win in JRA, Earn JPY9,400,000
    1st: 2-Year-Old Newcomer(NTR)