Sunday, December 26, 2010
Victoire Pisa wins Arima in photo finish
Victoire Pisa won the 2010 Arima Kinen in exciting photo finish on Sunday. The Neo Universe colt won it by a nose from favorite Buena Vista. To the Glory finished another neck back in third with Pelusa another 3/4-length further away fourth.
Going into the final 200 meters, Victoire Pisa with Mirco Demura up took the lead with To the Victory right on his tail. Pelusa followed in third. In a moment later, on the far outside, Buena Vista with quick feet made up ground quickly to challenge.
Victoire Pisa and Buena Vista looked like they got into the line at the same level.
The winner went to Victoire Pisa by providing the photo inspection. In the 2,500-meter race on firm ground, the final time was 2 minutes 32.60 seconds.
Victoire Pisa, a 3-year-old colt out of the Machiavellian mare Whitewater Affair, trained by K.Sumii and owned by Y.Ichikawa, has now won six in 11 career starts with 532+ million jp yen in career earnings. Shadai Farm was the breeder of the dark bay colt.
Posted by starsfaraway at 5:46 PM