A total of 17 horses have been entered to the grade one Mile Championship at Kyoto Race Course on Sunday.
Tosen Ra, winner of this race last season, who finished a respectable third in the Kyoto Daishoten last outing, drew post 13.
Grade one NHK Mile Cup winner Mikki Isle, who had a great prep with the Swan Stakes victory, drew post 15.
Fiero, third in the Swan Stakes and Clarente, coming off a couple of grade victories, drew post 8 and 11 respectively.
The field for the 1,600-meter turf race is:
pp HorseName AgeSex Weight(in kgs) Rider
1 Horai Akiko, 3f, 54, Ryuji Wada
2 Excellente Cave, 5m, 55, Ryan Moore
3 Grandezza, 5h, 57, Shinichiro Akiyama
4 Sadamu Patek, 6h, 57, Katsuharu Tanaka
5 Red Arion, 4c, 57, Futoshi Komaki
6 Daiwa Maggiore, 5h, 57, Masayoshi Ebina
7 Extra End, 5h, 57, William Buick
8 Fiero, 5h, 57, Yuichi Fukunaga
9 World Ace, 5h, 57, Pierre-Charles Boudot
10 Logotype, 4c, 57, Christophe Lemaire
11 Clarente, 5h, 57, Hironobu Tanabe
12 Danon Shark, 6h, 57, Yasunari Iwata
13 Tosen Ra, 6h, 57, Yutaka Take
14 Grand Prix Boss, 6h, 57, Kosei Miura
15 Mikki Isle, 3c, 56, Suguru Hamanaka
16 Tagano Grandpa, 3c, 56, Yuji Hishida
17 Sanrei Laser, 5h, 57, Yuga Kawada