2007 b. 16.4hh (1.67m)
King Kamehameha – Air Groove
2019 Fee : JPY4,000,000

Queen Elizabeth II Cup – G1 winner by King Kamehameha.
From the dazzling family and outcross for Sunday Silence line mares.
Sire of Kiseki winning Kikuka Sho (Japanese St.Leger)-G1 from his first crop.



King Kamehameha
2001 b.
1990 b.
Mr. Prospector Raise a Native Native Dancer
Raise You
Gold Digger Nashua
Miesque Nureyev Northern Dancer
Pasadoble Prove Out
Santa Quilla
1991 dk.b.
Last Tycoon Try My Best Northern Dancer
Sex Appeal
Mill Princess Mill Reef
Irish Lass
Pilot Bird Blakeney Hethersett
Windmill Girl
The Dancer Green Dancer
Air Groove
1993 b.
Tony Bin
1983 b.
Kampala Kalamoun Zeddaan
State Pension Only for Life
Severn Bridge Hornbeam Hyperion
Priddy Fair Preciptic
Dyna Carle
1980 b.
Northern Taste Northern Dancer Nearctic
Lady Victoria Victoria Park
Lady Angela
Shadai Feather Guersant Bubbles
Peroxide Never Say Die
Feather Ball

inbreeding / Northern Dancer 5S×5S×4D


Age Country Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
2JPN1100JPY 7,000,000
3JPN73(1)10JPY 97,914,000
4JPN42(2)00JPY 167,384,000
5JPN61(1)1(1)4(4)JPY 277,466,000
Total208(5)2(1)4(4)JPY 549,764,000
Age FP Race Name · Grade Race Course Dist. Finish Time
21st2-Year-Old NewcomerHanshinT2000m2.04.7
31stNaruo Kinen-G3HanshinT1800m1.44.9
Principal Stakes-LTokyoT2000m1.59.1
Armeria ShoHanshinT1800m1.51.2
2ndWakagoma Stakes-OPKyotoT2000m2.02.2
5thTokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby)-G1TokyoT2400m2.27.2
Mainichi Hai-G3HanshinT1800m1.49.8
41stKinko Sho-G2KyotoT2000m2.02.4
Nikkei Shinshun Hai-G2KyotoT2400m2.24.6
4thArima Kinen (The Grand Prix)-G1NakayamaT2500m2.36.2
5thTakarazuka Kinen-G1HanshinT2200m2.11.0
51stQueen Elizabeth II Cup-G1Sha TinT2000m2.02.38
American Jockey Club Cup-G2NakayamaT2200m2.17.3
2ndTakarazuka Kinen-G1HanshinT2200m2.11.2
3rdJapan Cup-G1TokyoT2400m2.23.5
Arima Kinen (The Grand Prix)-G1NakayamaT2500m2.32.2
Tenno Sho (Autumn)-G1TokyoT2000m1.57.6
Nikkei Sho-G2NakayamaT2500m2.38.1


Rulership entered stud in Japan in 2013. He was crowned Japanese Champion Freshman Sire in 2016.
In 2018, his first crop colt Kiseki, who won the 2017 Grade 1 Kikuka Sho (Japanese St. Leger), finished 2nd in the Grade 1 Japan Cup and 3rd in the Grade 1 Tenno Sho (autumn), and Danburite won the Grade 2 American Jockey Club Cup. His second crop performed well in the Japanese classic races: Sans Rival finished 2nd in the Grade 1 Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2000 Guineas), and Lily Noble finished 2nd in the Grade 1 Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) and 3rd in the Grade 1 Oka Sho (Japanese 1000 Guineas).
He was ranked 8th on the JRA Leading Sire list and 9th on the Japanese Leading Sire list in 2018.
He was ranked 4th on the Japanese Leading Two-Year-Old Sire list in 2018.


  • Kiseki(2014, dark bay or brown, horse) Blitz Finale by Deep Impact PHOTO >

    17 starts 4 wins in JRA & HK, Earn JPY529,139,000
    1st: Kikuka Sho (Japanese St. Leger)-G1 (Kyoto, T3000m); 2nd: Japan Cup-G1, Takarazuka Kinen-G1, Osaka Hai-G1, Kobe Shimbun Hai-G2; 3rd: Tenno Sho (autumn)-G1, Mainichi Okan-G2, Mainichi Hai-G3; 5th: Arima Kinen (Grand Prix)-G1

  • Danburite(2014, dark bay or brown, horse) Tanzanite by Sunday Silence(USA) PHOTO >

    19 starts 4 wins in JRA & HK, Earn JPY274,635,000
    1st: Kyoto Kinen-G2 (Kyoto, T2200m), American Jockey Club Cup-G2 (Nakayama, T2200m); 2nd: Saudi Arabia Royal Cup-G3; 3rd: Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2000 Guineas)-G1, All Comers-G2, Yayoi Sho-G2, Kisaragi Sho-G3; 4th: Kobe Shimbun Hai-G2, Challenge Cup-G3; 5th: Kikuka Sho (Japanese St. Leger)-G1, Takarazuka Kinen-G1

  • Mer de Glace(2015, dark bay or brown, colt) Glacier Blue by Sunday Silence (USA)

    16 starts 6 wins in JRA, Earn JPY142,013,000
    1st: Naruo Kinen-G3 (Hanshin, T2000m), Niigata Daishoten-G3 (Niigata, T2000m)

  • Lily Noble(2015, bay, filly) Pure Chaplet by Kurofune (USA)

    6 starts 2 wins in JRA, Earn JPY138,099,000
    2nd: Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks)-G1, Hanshin Juvenile Fillies-G1; 3rd: Oka Sho (Japanese 1000 Guineas)-G1, Tulip Sho-G2

  • Adirato(2014, dark bay or brown, horse) Narita Blue Star by Manhattan Cafe

    27 starts 5 wins in JRA & UAE, Earn JPY108,676,000, US$100,000
    1st: 2-Year-Old Maiden (Hanshin, D1400m, NTR); 2nd: Hyacinth Stakes-L; 3rd: Godolphin Mile-G2

  • Dirndl(2016, dark bay or brown, filly) Grunewald by Special Week

    6 starts 5 wins in JRA, Earn JPY99,046,000
    1st: Aoi Stakes-L (Kyoto, T1200m), Marguerite Stakes-L (Hanshin, T1200m), Christmas Rose Stakes-OP (Nakayama, T1200m), Canna Stakes-OP (Nakayama, T1200m)

  • Sans Rival(2015, bay, colt) Un Fil Rouge by Agnes Tachyon

    6 starts 2 wins in JRA, Earn JPY93,381,000
    1st: Fuyo Stakes-L(Nakayama, T2000m); 2nd: Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2000 Guineas)-G1; 4th: Hopeful Stakes-G1, Yayoi Sho-G2

  • Lion Lion(2016, bay, colt) Agehibari by Kurofune (USA)

    9 starts 3 wins in JRA, Earn JPY82,210,000
    1st: Aoba Sho-G2 (Tokyo, T2400m)

  • Legend Cellar(2014, bay, gelding) Top Seller by Special Week

    18 starts 4 wins in JRA, Earn JPY71,106,000
    1st: Orion Stakes, Yokotsudake Tokubetsu; 2nd: Fuyo Stakes-L

  • Danon Distance(2014, bay, horse) Agehibari by Kurofune(USA)

    11 starts 3 wins in JRA, Earn JPY60,685,000
    2nd: Wakagoma Stakes-L; 3rd: Kyoto Shimbun Hai-G2

  • Tetradrachm(2015, bay, filly) Living Proof by Falbrav (IRE)

    10 starts 2 wins in JRA, Earn JPY42,581,000
    1st: Queen Cup-G3 (Tokyo, T1600m)

  • King's Rush(2014, bay, horse) Lycoris by Symboli Kris S(USA)

    7 starts 2 wins in JRA, Earn JPY30,489,000
    1st: Fuyo Stakes-L(Nakayama, T2000m); 4th: Tokyo Sports Hai Nisai Stakes-G3

  • Nihonpiro Henson(2016, dark bay or brown, gelding) Nihonpillow Abumi by Commander in Chief (GB)

    5 starts 2 wins in JRA, Earn JPY23,161,000
    1st: Momiji Stakes-OP (Kyoto, T1400m)

  • Amati(2016, bay, filly) A Ma Facon by French Deputy (USA)

    3 starts 1 win in JRA, Earn JPY15,342,000
    3rd: Saudi Arabia Royal Cup-G3