2020/12/31

Omega Perfume wins Tokyo Daishoten for 3 consecutive years

 

Omega Perfume achieved a great feat as he won the NAR grade one Tokyo Daishoten for three consecutive years at Ohi track on Tuesday, December 29.

The 5-year-old grey horse, ridden by Mirco Demuro, defeated Casino Fountain by a neck with another 1/2-length back Westerlund third. The winner's time for the 2,000-meter distance was 2:06.9 on standard track.

Omega Perfume, trained at JRA Ritto by S. Yasuda and owned by R. Hara, has now won nine of 19 races. Shadai Farm was the breeder of Omega Perfume, a son of Swept Overboard and Omega Fragrance, by Gold Allure.


2020/12/27

Thrilling Arima Kinen won by Chrono Genesis


The Arima Kinen was won in a thrilling finish at Nakayama on Sunday by Chrono Genesis, who beat Salacia by a neck with another neck away Fierement third. Yuichi Kitamura-piloted Chrono Genesis, making up grounds before the final bend,  got into front inside 100 meters to go. Salacia and Fierement challenged, but were not able to catch her at the line.

Chrono Genesis, trained by T. Saito and owned by Sunday Racing Co. Ltd., has now won seven in 13 starts with more than 873 million jpn yen in career earnings.

Northern Racing was the breeder of Chrono Genesis, a 4-year-old grey filly by Bago out ot Chronologist, by Kurofune.

 

2020/12/26

Hashin Cup won by Danon Fantasy

 

Danon Fantasy drew away from the rest on the inside to win the g2 Hanshin Cup under Yusuku Fujioka at Hanshin on Saturday. Maltese Diosa was, a 1 3/4-length behind, second. Another neck back, Indy Champ was third. Danon Fantasy's time for the 1,400-meter distance was 1:19.7 on firm ground.

Danon Fantasy, who has now won six of her 13 races, is a 4-year-old bay filly by Deep Impact out of Life For Sale, by Not For Sale.


Danon the Kid remains undefeated in Hopeful S


Danon the Kid held a good position and took a lead in the late stage in winning the g1 Hopeful Stakes for 2yo at Nakayama on Saturday. A 1 1/4-length behind, Orthoclase was second with another 1/2-length back Yoho Lake third. Yuga Kawada rode the winner to complete the 2,000-meter distance on 2:02.8 on firm ground.

Danon the Kid, trained by T. Yasuda and owned by Danox Co. Ltd., has now won three as many starts with more than 111 million jpn in career earnings.

Northern Farm was the breeder of Danon the Kid, a 2-year-old bay colt by Just a Way out of Epic Love, by Dansili.

2020/12/25

Field of 2020 Hanshin C

 

Saturday, December 26 sees the grade two Hanshin Cup for 3yo+ at Hanshin. 

Dual g1 winner Indy Champ, who comes off runner-up in the g1 Mile Championship, drew post 12. 

Other main contenders could be: Stelvio, Fiano Romano(AUS) and Sound Chiara.


The field for the 1,400-meter race is:

 

1-Kurino Gaudi, Hideaki Miyuki

2-Rainbow Flag, Mirai Iwata

3-Iberis, Manabu Sakai

4-Yamakatsu Mermaid, Arata Saito

5-Clavis Aurea, Ikuya Kowata

6-Danon Fantasy, Yusuke Fujioka

7-Stelvio, Kenichi Ikezoe

8-Fiano Romano(AUS), Taisei Danno

9-Sound Chiara, Kohei Matsuyama

10-Tamamo Meito, Kota Fujioka

11-Gendarme(USA), Kiwamu Ogino

12-Indy Champ, Yuichi Fukunaga

13-Black Moon, Ryuji Wada

14-King Heart, Ryoya Kozaki

15-Mikki Brillante, Fuma Matsuwaka

16-Maltese Diosa, Hironobu Tanabe



Field of 2020 Hopeful S

 

15 two-year-old horses will contest in the grade one Hopeful Stakes at Nakayama on Saturday, December 26. 

The leading contenders are likely to: Orthoclase, Yoho Lake, Land of Liberty and Danon the Kid.


The post position with jockeys for the 2,000-meter event is:


1-Orthoclase, Christophe Lemaire

2-Yoho Lake, Yutaka Take

3-Land of Liberty, Kosei Miura

4-Vigore, Takeshi Yokoyama

5-Tenkaharu, Ryusei Sakai

6-Whole Shebang, Genki Maruyama

7-Machaon d'Or, Yasunari Iwata

8-Vanishing Point(USA), Mirco Demuro

9-Aoi Sho, Shu Ishibashi

10-Danon the Kid, Yuga Kawada

11-Titleholder, Keita Tosaki

12-Admire Sage, Hayato Yoshida

13-Chevalier Rose, Yuichi Kitamura

14-Moriden Arrow, Keishi Yamada

15-Say Hello to You, Takuya Kowata

Field of 2020 Arima Kinen


Nakayama Racecourse features the Arima Kinen, known as the Grand Prix, on Sunday, December 27. A total of 16 horses assemble for the 2,500-meter race. It looks like a wide-open contest.


The post position with jockeys for the grade one Arima Kinen is:


1-Babbitt, Hiroyuki Uchida

2-Blast Onepiece, Takeshi Yokoyama

3-Crescendo Love, Ryusei Sakai

4-Loves Only You, Mirco Demuro

5-World Premiere, Yutaka Take

6-Kiseki, Suguru Hamanaka

7-Lucky Lilac, Yuichi Fukunaga

8-Persian Knight, Takuya Ono

9-Chrono Genesis, Yuichi Kitamura

10-Curren Bouquetd'or, Kenichi Ikezoe

11-Mozu Bello, Hironobu Tanabe

12-Authority, Yuga Kawada

13-Fierement, Christophe Lemaire

14-Salacia, Kohei Matsuyama

15-Ocea Great, Norihiro Yokoyama

16-You Can Smile, Yasunari Iwata