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German Horse-Of-Year Night Magic In-Foal To Deep Impact
In Japan, Germany's 2009 Horse-Of-The-Year & now 6YO broodmare Night Magic (Sholokhov-Night Woman, by Monsun) "has been confirmed pregnant after her 1st mating, which was with outstanding young Japanese sire Deep Impact (Sunday Silence-Wind In Her Hair, by Alzao)" reported racingpost.com. Dual Gr1-winning & 4-times Gr1-placed Night Magic was originally purchased as a yearling by BBA Germany on behalf of Stall Salzburg for €43,000 (A$53,000) at the BBAG Sale; last year she "was sold for an undisclosed sum to Katsumi Yoshida's Northern Farm". On the track, Night Magic recorded 6 wins (including 2011's Grosser Preis Der Badischen Unternehmen over 2200m at Baden-Baden, plus 2010's Gr1 Grosser Mercedes-Benz Preis Von Baden over 2400m at Baden-Baden & Gr2 Grosser Preis Der Hauptstadtregion over 2200m at Hoppegarten, as well as 2009's Gr1 Preis Der Diana-German Oaks over 2200m at Dusseldorf & Gr3 Hamburger Stutenpreis over 1600m at Hamburg) & 7 placings (including 2011's Gr1 Grosser Preis von Baden over 2400m at Baden-Baden, plus 2010's Gr1 Preis Von Europa over 2400m at Cologne & Gr1 Grosser Dallmayr-Preis Baterisches Zuchtrennen over 2000m at Munich, as well as 2009's Italian Gr1 Premio Lydia Tesio over 2000m at Capannelle, Gr2 Diana Trial over 2000m at Hoppegarten & Gr3 Fruhjahrs-Preis Des Bankhaus Metzler over 2000m at Frankfurt) from 18 starts for A$1.1 million earnings. Meanwhile "with his oldest crop only 4YOs", Shadai Farm's multiple Gr1-winning 10-year-old stallion & dual Japanese Horse-Of-The-Year Deep Impact (Sunday Silence-Wind In Her Hair, by Alzao) "has made an outstanding start to his stallion career, with 17 Group winners, 4 at the highest level".