One of the worlds most sought after stallions Deep Impact has sadly passed away after suffering a cervical fracture.
Deep Impact won twelve of his thirteen career starts before standing at Shadai Stallion Station in Japan has sadly died aged 17 following a cervical fracture.
The Champion sire has been regarded as one of the best stallions of his generation siring over 40 G1 winners across the globe.
Deep Impact’s blood lines will continue through his sons currently at stud, Kizuna, Real Impact and Spielberg.
We are sorry to hear that the champion sire in Japan, Deep Impact passed away due to cervical fracture.
— 吉田直哉/Naoya YOSHIDA (@NaoyaYoshidaUSA) July 30, 2019