Sunday, June 28, 2009

2009 Takarazuka Kinen result


The career best performance gave Dream Journey the Takarazuka victory on Sunday. He just crushed the field by rallying in the stretch.

The 50th Takarazuka Kinen, grade one
Sunday, June 28, 2009
Hanshin Racecourse, Race-10, 3:40pm, 14-ran
3yo+ international 2,200-meter turf right-handed firm
final time: 2m 11.30s

9 Dream Journey K.Ikezoe
8 Sakura Mega Wonder Y.Fukunaga
11 Deep Sky H.Shii
14 Company Y.Iwata
10 Screen Hero N.Yokoyama
margins: 1-3/4l, nk, 1/2l, 1/2l
also ran: Al Nasrain, Meiner Kitz, Smart Gear, Monte Kris S, Admire Fuji, Erimo Expire, Inti Raimi,Cosmo Bulk and Hiraboku Royal

Dream Journey b 5 h
Stay Gold - Oriental Art by Mejiro McQueen
8 wins of 21 starts
career earnings: 559,759,000 jpy
trainer: Y.Ikee
Owner: Sunday Racing Co. Ltd.
Breeder: Shadai Corporation Inc.

Friday, June 26, 2009

2009 Takarazuka Kinen Field


A field is set for the 2009 Takarazuka Kinen.

The main contenders are:
Deep Sky, 2008 dual grade one winner who had a good second in the Yasuda Kinen, Tenno Sho Spring winner Meiner Kitz, Kinko Sho winner Sakura Mega Wonder and Dream Journey winning the Sankei Osaka Hai in which he defeated Deep Sky.
The post time will be at 3:40 pm JST. on Sunday.

The 50th running of the Takarazuka Kinen, Grade one
Sunday, June 28, 2009
Hanshin Racecourse, Race-11, 3:40pm
3yo+ international 2,200-meter turf right-handed

H#(pp)/Horse Name/AgeSex/Weight/Rider
1/Meiner Kitz/6h/58/Masami Matsuoka
2/Inti Raimi/7h/58/Tetsuzo Sato
3/Smart Gear/4c/58/Yutaka Take
4/Admire Fuji/7h/58/Yuga Kawada
5/Hiraboku Royal/5h/58/Ryota Sameshima
6/Erimo Expire/6h/58/Futoshi Komaki
7/Al Nasrain/5h/58/Masayoshi Ebina
8/Sakura Mega Wonder/6h/58/Yuichi Fukunaga
9/Dream Journey/5h/58/Kenichi Ikezoe
10/Screen Hero/5h/58/Norihiro Yokoyama
11/Deep Sky/4c/58/Hirofumi Shii
12/Monte Kris S/4c/58/Katsumi Ando
13/Cosmo Bulk/8h/58/Akihide Tsumura
14/Company/8h/58/Yasunari Iwata

Sunday, June 14, 2009

2009 Epsom Cup Result


See the race video on YouTube at
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sV9M81p_6T0

The 26th Epsom Cup, grade three
Sunday, June 14, 2009Tokyo Race-11 3:45pm 18-ran
3yo+ 1,800-meter left-handed turf firm cloudy
final time: 1m 45.50s
8 Shingen 3.3 S.Fujita
12 Hikaru Ozora 2.0f Y.Take
11 Captain Vega 10.5 N.Yokoyama
13 Shonan la Novia 30.9 H.Goto
16 Tosho Wave 18.8 Y.Yoshida
margins: 1-1/4l, 2l, 1-1/2l, hd

Shingen db 6 h
White Muzzle - Nifty Heart, by Sunday Silence
Career recorde: 14-8-1-0
Career earnings(in yen): 169,841,000
Trainer: H.Toda
Breeder: Shadai Farm
Owner: T.Hanaki