yasuda kinen

Manes of Two Japanese Racehorses Chopped Off, No Suspects In Vandalism Case

Retired Japanese racehorses Taiki Shuttle, a Hall of Famer in Japan, and Rose Kingdom had their manes unceremoniously cut off on Sept. 15. Police were called to investigate the case at Kimura Farm in Hidaka, Hokkaido after being alerted to the horses’ unusual appearance by their caretaker. A sharp tool was used to remove the […]

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Indy Champ Upsets Almond Eye In Yasuda Kinen, Earns Breeders’ Cup Berth

Indy Champ shocked the world with an upset of favorite Almond Eye in this year’s Yasuda Kinen, renewing the race record to 1:30.9, 0.4 seconds shorter than previously set by Strong Return in 2012. Indy Champ broke well and secured a rail trip in fifth up to the top of the straight. After struggling behind […]

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Brilliant Filly Almond Eye Tops Sunday’s ‘Win And You’re In’ Yasuda Kinen

Led by the brilliant 4-year-old filly Almond Eye (JPN), a five-time Group 1 winner and 2018 Japanese Horse of the Year, a field of 16 runners has been entered for Sunday’s one-mile, US$1.965 million Yasuda Kinen (G1) on turf at Tokyo Racecourse, with the winner receiving an automatic berth into the $2 million Breeders’ Cup […]

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Japanese Filly Aerolithe Plans To Take On Pegasus World Cup Turf

The connections of Aerolithe, a Grade 1-winning filly in Japan, have made travel arrangements to Gulfstream Park to run in the inaugural $7 million Pegasus World Cup Turf (G1) Saturday Jan. 26, the richest turf race in North America. Aerolithe, winner of the NHK Mile Cup (G1) as a 3-year-old, has placed first or second […]

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Kentucky-Bred Mozu Ascot Takes Yasuda Kinen For Breeders’ Cup Berth

Capital System Co. Ltd.’s 4-year-old Mozu Ascot, ridden by Christophe Lemaire, edged past the filly Aerolithe (JPN) in the final yards to win Sunday’s 68th running of the one mile, $2,170,000 Yasuda Kinen (G1) at Tokyo Racecourse by a neck, tying the stakes record, and earning an automatic berth into the Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) through the international […]

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Breeders’ Cup Mile Berth On The Line In Sunday’s Yasuda Kinen

Led by Nicks Co. Ltd.’s 4-year-old Suave Richard (JPN), a field of 16 is set for Sunday’s one-mile, US$2,195,187 Yasuda Kinen (G1) at Tokyo Racecourse, with the winner receiving an automatic berth into the Breeders’ Cup Mile through the international Breeders’ Cup Challenge. The Breeders’ Cup Challenge is an international series of stakes races whose […]

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Satono Aladdin Springs Thrilling Upset In Yasuda Kinen, Earns Breeders’ Cup Berth

Satono Aladdin landed his first G1 title by capturing this year’s Yasuda Kinen as seventh favorite in a full field of 18 runners. A part of the Breeders’ Cup Challenge “Win and You’re In” series, the Yasuda Kinen victory earned Satono Aladdin an expenses-paid berth to the Breeders’ Cup Mile this fall at Del Mar. […]

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Breeders’ Cup Challenge: Logotype Set To Defend Title In Tokyo’s Yasuda Kinen

Led by defending champion Logotype (JPN) and Hong Kong runners Contentment (AUS) and Beauty Only (IRE), a field of 18 is set for Sunday’s one-mile, US$1,931,130 Yasuda Kinen (G1) at Tokyo Racecourse, with the winner receiving an automatic berth into the Breeders’ Cup Mile through the international Breeders’ Cup Challenge. The Breeders’ Cup Challenge is […]

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Strong Return comes out on top in Yasuda Kinen

Strong Return, beaten just a neck in the 2011 Yasuda Kinen (Jpn-I), came out on top by that same margin in the 2012 renewal on June 3. The 6-year-old son of Symboli Kris S, sent off as the second wagering choice in the field of 18, held off Grand Prix Boss to notch the biggest […]

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Real Impact surprises in Japan’s Yasuda Kinen

Real Impact became the first 3-year-old to win the Yasuda Kinen (Jpn-1) the final leg of the Asian Mile Challenge, upsetting the brilliant filly Apapane in the $2.4 million race at Tokyo Racecourse June 5. Real Impact, ridden by Keita Tosaki, is trained by Noriyuki Hori and owned by U. Carrot Farm.

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