Yet, despite these similarities in results, the Yoshidas refrain from comparing Deep Impact to Sunday Silence at this stage of his career.
“Deep Impact has a much better situation,” Teruya Yoshida said, noting the superior quality of mares that he and his family have been sending to the stallion. “He is breeding these mares so he has a lot of chances.
“Sunday Silence is like a god, so we cannot compare (Deep Impact) with Sunday Silence. The offspring of Sunday Silence could do any kind of thing ― they could run on turf or dirt, long distance or not ― it did not matter,” he observed.