Mr. So, congratulations for winning 55Bu Kokugyo prize at the 44th All Japan Koi Show.
This Showa was picked by Tani Fish Farm in last autumn. Then, hopefully, Mr. So could get Kokugyo prize.
When we harvest this koi, it was only 48cm and bit smaller size compare to our ordinary 2sai. Therefore, we were planning to enter into koi show in 50Bu. However, she also grew while we kept her in concrete pond to prepare for the show and became 50.5cm. I know it will be very difficult for this koi to compete with others in this class because this koi is much smaller than others. This Showa is offspring of “Nazo”. The length is not much but body structure is good. In addition, pure white Shiroji and unique Sumi pattern are may be evaluated as good enough as Kokugyo prize.
At the 44th All Japan Koi Show, we entered 9pcs and fortunately, all of them got prize. One became Mature Male Champion, two became Kokugyo, one became 1st place, three became second place and two became third place. I am satisfied with this result because all of entry got prize as same as last year. Thank you very much and congratulations for owner and distributor.
It is first experience for us to make entry koi finish at our own concrete pond during winter time. We will have polished our keeping skill and get prepared to into koi show more. Thank you very much for your sincere understanding and support.
(Pic and movie are provided by Nishikigoi from Niigata)