Sunday, December 04, 2011

Transcend back-to-back victory in JC Dirt


Transcend gained a back-to-back victory in the Japan Cup Dirt when he won the grade one 1,800-meter in 1 minute 50.60 seconds on fast Hanshin track. A 2-length behind he winner, Wonder Acute finished second with Espoir City finishing another nose back in third.

Race favorite Transcend was aggressively ridden by Shinji Fujita, who took him into a front position before the first corner. From there, they never got behind.
Espoir City ran right behind Transcend and was deprived of second by Wonder Acute at the line.

It was the 4th grade one victory for Transcend, whose career earnings boosted to 780+million jp yen with a career record of 19-10-5-0. T. Yasuda and K. Maeda trains and owns him respectively. North Hills Management was the breeder of Transcend, a 5-year-old bay horse by Wild Rush out of the Tony Bin mare Cinema Scope.

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