|St Lite is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Flippancy by Diolite. He was born around 1938 in Japan, and was bred by Koiwai Nojo.|
Tokyo Yushun (1941)|
Satsuki Sho (1941)
Kikuka Sho (1941)
Yokohama Nosho (1941)
|JRA Hall of Fame horse (1984)|
|St Lite Kinen at Nakayama Racecourse|
|Horse (Equus ferus caballus)|
|Last updated on July 21 2007|
St Lite (セントライト, April 2, 1938 - February 1, 1965) was a Japanese racehorse, who became the first winner of the Japanese Triple Crown when he captured Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2000 Guineas), Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby), and Kikuka Sho (Japanese St. Leger) in 1941.
He was sired by Diolite (GB) (by Diophon), his dam Flippancy (GB), was the daughter of Flamboyant.
St Lite was retired to stud in 1942. He sired Saint O (Kikuka Sho) and Owens (Tenno Sho (Spring)), Oh Lite (Heiwa Sho). He was eighth on the sires list in 1950 and 1952 and ninth in 1951. St Lite's progeny won 253 races worth 32,207,750 yen.
However, he died from decrepitude in 1965.
In 1984, inducted in JRA Hall of Fame horse.
- Shinzan (Japanese Triple crown in 1964)
- Mr. C.B. (Japanese Triple crown in 1983)
- Symboli Rudolf (Japanese first undefeated Triple crown in 1984)
- Narita Brian (Japanese Triple crown in 1994)
- Deep Impact (Japanese undefeated Triple crown in 2005)
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- ↑ Ahnert, Rainer L. (editor in chief), “Thoroughbred Breeding of the World”, Pozdun Publishing, Germany, 1970