A Shin Forward was represented by his first American-born foal on March 5th, when Miney’s Awesome (Awesome Again – Mine Tonight by Upper Nile) produced a filly by the son of Forest Wildcat. Miney’s Awesome is the dam of 6 winners from 7 to race, and is a ½-sister to three stakes horses. The filly was bred by Vivien Malloy’s Edition Farm.Read More
A Shin Forward to Stand in New York
In 2012 A Shin Forward , a star turf runner in Japan and the second all-time leading New York-bred earner, began his stallion career at Lex Stud in Hokkaido in Japan. In February of 2018 he will take up stud duties in his home state after relocating to Rockridge Stud near Hudson, N.Y., where he will stand for a private fee as the property Vivien Malloy's Edition Farm. [read more...]
After much anticipation, A Shin Forward (Forest Wildcat x Wake Up Kiss by Cure the Blues) has returned to the United States from Japan. The NY bred, Japanese turf champion returns to NY where he will stand the 2018 season at Rockridge Stud, as the property of Edition Farm.
Earning his fame as the 27th winner of the Japan Autumn International Mile Championship [G1] and the Hanky Hai [G3] in 2010, A Shin Forward’s race record includes 3 stakes wins, and 5 stakes placings, with over $3.4 million dollars in total earnings over five years racing. As the second leading NY bred earner in history (Funny Cide being the first), we are excited to continue his career in the U.S. as a New York based stallion.