ch. 2004 15.3 1/2 (1.61M)
Lex Stud (HP)
Screen Hero was born in 2004. He is by Grass Wonder out of Running Heroine by Sunday Silence.
Screen Hero was awarded Best Older Horse in Japan in 2008. He was plagued by injury in his early racing career, but captured the Grade 1 Japan Cup at 4, beating Grade 1 winners such as Vodka, Deep Sky, and Meisho Samson.
Screen Hero entered stud in Japan in 2010. His first crop hit the track in 2013. In 2015 Maurice was unbeaten in six starts including three straight Grade/Group 1 wins in the Yasuda Kinen, the Mile Championship, and the Hong Kong Mile and awarded Horse of the Year in Japan. Also in 2015, Gold Actor earned his first Grade 1 victory and capped a four-race win streak in the Grade 1 Arima Kinen (Grand Prix). In 2016 Maurice returned from a five-month break and registered an authoritative victory in the Group 1 Champions Mile at Sha Tin. Then he stepped up in trip and scored in the Grade 1 Tenno Sho (autumn) and the Group 1 Hong Kong Cup over 2000 metres.
In 2018 Generale Uno won the Grade 3 Keisei Hai and finished 3rd in the Grade 1 Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2000 Guineas).
Among his other best progeny are Grade 3 winners Musee Alien, Guanciale, and Trust.
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