Friday, July 20, 2018

2018 Chukyo Kinen


A total of 16 horses have been entered to the grade three Toyota Sho Chukyo Kinen at Chukyo on Sunday.
The leading conteders could be: One to One, Logi Cry, Win Gagnant and Greater London.


The post position with jockeys for the 1,600-meter handicap race is:

1-Smart Odin, Kohei Matsuyama
2-Roi Absolu, Yuichi Kitamura
3-Black Moon, Hideaki Miyuki
4-Reliable Ace, Keita Tosaki
5-Frontier, Yuichi Fukunaga
6-Koei Takeru, Katsuma Sameshima
7-America's Cup, Fuma Matsuwaka
8-Meiner Aurato, Yusaku Kokubun
9-Daimei Fuji, Manabu Sakai
10-Garibaldi, Ryuji Wada
11-One to One, Mirco Demuro
12-Logi Cry, Suguru Hamanaka
13-Win Gagnant, Akihide Tsumura
14-Mieno Succeed, Shinji Kawashima
15-Moon Crest, Daisaku Matsuda
16-Greater London, Hironobu Tanabe

2018 Hakodate Nisai S


Hakodate Race Course features the Hakodate Nisai Stakes for 2-year-olds on Sunday, July 22.
The possible leading contenders among 16 entries are Suzuka Kanaloa, Carlino, Aster Pegasus(USA) and Nanyo Izayoi.
NAR entries are M T Un and Record Chaser.


The post position with riders for the grad three 1,200-meter event is:

1-Love Me Ricky*(by South Vigorous) Masami Matsuoka
2-Gaisen(by Danon Ballade) Kota Fujioka
3-Suzuka Kanaloa(by Lord Kanaloa) Kenichi Ikezoe
4-Tosen Opal*(by Swept Overboard) Masaki Katsuura
5-Carlino(by Matsurida Gogh) Yusuke Fujioka
6-Aster Pegasus(USA)(by Giant's Causeway) Ryota Kozaki
7-Ichigomillefeuille*(by Johannesburg) Takuma Ito
8-M T Un*(by Pas de Trois) Kosei Miura
9-Lord Wonder(by Kinshasa no Kiseki) Yuji Nakai
10-Love Me Fine*(by Juse a Way) Genki Maruyama
11-Nanyo Izayoi(by Eishin Flash) Yasunari Iwata
12-Lovelylonelyronsse(by Nakayama Festa) Yuji Hishida
13-Record Chaser*(by Deep Brillante) Ryu Abe
14-Historico*(by Swept Overboard) Takeshi Yokoyama
15-Hold Your Hand(by Espoir City) Christophe Lemaire
16-Nivian*(by I'll Have Another) Yoshihiro Furukawa
*fillies

Monday, July 16, 2018

Mitsuba back-to-back victory in Mercury C


On Monday, July 16 at Morioka track, Mitsuba gained victory in the  Mercury Cup for two consecutive years. He won the NAR grade three 2,000-meter dirt race in 2:03.5 under Kohei Matsuyama. Yoshio, who set the pace from start, finished a length behind in second. Another 4-length behind, Phoenix Mark was third.
Mitsuba, tained at JRA Ritto by T. Kayo, is a 6-year-old bay horse by Kane Hekili out of Saint Christmas, by Commander in Chief.

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Air Anthem takes Hakodate Kinen


Air Anthem took a good position to win the Hakodate Kinen at Hakodate on Sunday. He won the 2,000-meter race in 1:59.8 under Yusuke Fujioka by a 1/2-length from Sakura Empereur. Another 1/2-length behind, Etena Minoru was third.
Air Anthem, who has now won his first grade race, is a 7-year-old dark bay horse by Symboli Kris S out of Air Magdalene, by Sunday Silence.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

2018 Mercury Cup


14 horses have entered to the NAR grade three Mercury Cup. JRA entries are Meiner Basara, Mitsuba, Phoenix Mark, Seidig Meer and Yoshio.
The Mercury Cup will be run on Monday, July 16 at Morioka track.