Wednesday, July 07, 2010

Nakayama Festa to run in Arc de Triomphe


Nakayama Festa, winner of the Takarazuka Kinen, may run in the Arc de Triomphe, held on October 3 at Longchamp. With the travel companion of Nakayama Swept, Nakayama Festa will leave Japan for France early next month, his trainer Ninomiya revealed. Before the world famous race, he is scheduled to run in the Prix Foy on September 12.

Ninomiya saddled El Condor Pasa who gained a couple of French group victories and finished second in the Arc de Triomphe in 1999.