2008 ch. 16.0hh (1.63m)
Stay Gold – Oriental Art
2019 Fee : JPY4,000,000

6 time Group 1 winner and triple crown winner out of Japanese legendary bloodline.
Sired 2 Group 1 winners, Champion 2yo filly Lucky Lilac in 2017 and Classic winner Epoca d’Oro in 2018 from his first crop.



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.
His first crop performed very well in the Japanese Classic races in 2018. Epoca d'Oro won the Grade 1 Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2000 Guineas) and finished close 2nd in the Grade 1 Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby), and Lucky Lilac, the Best Two-Year-Old Filly in 2017 in Japan, finished 2nd in the Grade 1 Oka Sho (Japanese 1000 Guineas) and 3rd in the Grade 1 Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks).
He was ranked 3rd on the Japanese Leading Freshman Sire list in 2017.


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

    2017 JRA Best 2-Year-Old Filly
    11 starts 4 wins in JRA, Earn JPY291,917,000
    1st: Hanshin Juvenile Fillies-G1 (Hanshin, T1600m), Tulip Sho-G2 (Hanshin, T1600m), Artemis Stakes-G3 (Tokyo, T1600m); 2nd: Oka Sho (Japanese 1000 Guineas)-G1, Nakayama Kinen-G2; 3rd: Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks)-G1, Fuchu Himba Stakes-G2; 4th: Victoria Mile-G1

  • Epoca d'Oro(2015, dark bay or brown, colt) 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

  • Solace(2015, bay, filly) Laragh (USA) by Tapit (USA)

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

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

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

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

    6 starts 3 wins in JRA, Earn JPY37,460,000
    1st: Hyogo Tokubetsu, Kunisaki Tokubetsu

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

    6 starts 3 wins in JRA, Earn JPY32,424,000
    1st: Singapore Turf Club Sho

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

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

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

    13 starts 2 wins in JRA, Earn JPY27,100,000
    1st: 3-Year-Old & Up 5,000,000 & Less (Hanshin, T2600m, NTR); 5th: Kikuka Sho (Japanese St. Leger)-G1

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

    2 starts 2 wins in JRA, Earn JPY23,126,000
    1st: Fuyo Stakes-L (Nakayama, T2000m)

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

    5 starts 1 win in JRA, Earn JPY14,950,000
    2nd: Hagi Stakes-L