Fusaichi Pegasus

Bay 1997 16.1½ hh
Mr. Prospector – Angel Fever
Distance won over: 6f. to 10f.

G1 Kentucky Derby winner & proven G1 sire

One of the fastest & easiest Gr.1 Kentucky Derby winners ever.

Proven at Grade 1 level as a sire, sire of sires and broodmare sire!

Sire of over 75 Stakes winners worldwide including Gr.1 Clement L Hirsch Memorial Turf Championship winner CHAMP PEGASUS, Gr.1 Blue Grass Stakes winner BANDINI, Gr.1 Haskell Invitational H’cap winner ROMAN RULER, Gr.1 Queen Anne Stakes winner HARADASUN.

His top performers include INTERNATIONAL STAR – winner of the G2 Risen Star Stakes, G2 Louisiana Derby & G3 Lecomte Stakes and ENGAGINGLEE – winner of the G3 Locust Grove Stakes & 2nd in the G1 La Troienne Stakes.

More Success for Heitai

February 8, 2016

Evergreen sprinter Heitai (6g Fusaichi Pegasus x Sparkles of Luck, by Mr Sparkles) scored another feature win when taking out…

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Kentucky Derby winner Fusaichi Pegasus likes more Northern Dancer blood in his mares. Gr.1 winner Bandini is from a DIXIELAND BAND mare and the Belmont Stakes runner-up Andromeda’s Hero is from a STORM BIRD mare. DIXIELAND BAND is broodmare sire of Gr.2 winner Distinctive Dixie.

His smart Japanese colt Fusaichi Seven has a dam by Deputy Minister’s sire VICE REGENT and the multiple Graded winner International Star has a dam by Deputy Minister’s son FRENCH DEPUTY. His Gr.1 winner Roman Ruler is from a SILVER DEPUTY mare and his Gr.1 winner Champ Pegasus is out of a daughter of SALT LAKE. His talented sprinter Heitai is another out of a grand-daughter of DEPUTY MINISTER.

Fusaichi Pegasus has a solid record with daughters of STORM CAT with Pursuit of Glory, Arashi Cat, Cumin and Obsequious all being placed in Graded company. Gr.1-placed Hamsa is out of a HENNESSY mare, Powhatan County is out of a STORMIN FEVER mare and Fusaichi Red has a dam by D’WILDCAT. Gr.2 winner Premier Pegasus is from a mare by SUMMER SQUALL.

Fusaichi Pegasus has a SW out of a mare by NUREYEV, who also sired the second dams of two of his Gr.3 winners. Fusaichi Pegasus sired the talented Ex Caelis from a NIJINSKY mare. The sires of the first two dams of Fusaichi Pegasus’ black-type winners include NIJINSKY, SKY CLASSIC, GENEROUS, SEATTLE DANCER, SHADEED, BALDSKI and STRAWBERRY ROAD.

His talented performers out of SEATTLE SLEW line mares including Gr.3 winner Ravel. Bandini’s second dam is by SEATTLE SLEW.

His Graded-placed daughter Fusaichiswonderful is inbred 2×3 to MR PROSPECTOR, while Roman Ruler and the Graded-placed colts Budge Man, Flying Private, Web Gem and Powhatan County are all inbred 2×4.

Witten is out of a RED RANSOM mare. DYNAFORMER is broodmare sire of one of his Stakes winners and he also sired the second dam of his Gr.1-placed juvenile Riveting Reason. Gr.2 winner International Star is inbred 4×4 to HALO.

His Gr.2 winner My Jen has a dam by HOLY BULL.


1stKentucky Derby-Gr.1, 10f., Churchill Downs by 1½ lengths from Aptitude and Impeachment.
1stWood Memorial Stakes-Gr.2, 9f., Aqueduct by 4¼ lengths from Red Bullet and Aptitude.
1stJerome Handicap-Gr.2, 8f., Belmont by ¾ of a length from El Corredor and Albert The Great.
1stSan Felipe Stakes-Gr.2, 8½ f., Santa Anita by ¾ of a length from The Deputy and Anees.
1stAllowance race, 8½ f., Santa Anita by 3½ lengths from Tribunal and Toqueville.
1stMaiden, 6f., Santa Anita by 2 lengths from Spicy Stuff and Light Of The Woods.
2ndPreakness Stakes-Gr.1, 9½ f., Pimlico beaten 3¾ lengths by Red Bullet with Impeachment third.