The field of the 2012 Kikuka Sho(Japanese St. Leger) has been drawn.
In the absence of Japanese Derby winner Deep Brillante, Gold Ship, winner of the Satsuki Sho(Japanese 2000 Guineas) tops the field of 18 colts for the grade one 3,000-meter race at Kyoto. He has a good momentum off an impressive victory in the Kobe Shimbun Hai on September 23.
The main oppositions to Gold Ship are likely to be Mount Shasta and Sky Dignity.
The post time will be at 3:40 p.m. JST on Sunday, October 21, 2012.
1/Gold Ship/Hiroyuki Uchida
2/Federal Hall/Hayato Yoshida
3/Veiled Impact/Hirofumi Shii
4/Lanikai Tsuyoshi/Tetsuzo Sato
6/Lord Acclaim/Yuichi Fukunaga
8/New Dynasty/Suguru Hamanaka
9/Fujimasa Emperor/Kenichi Ikezoe
10/Mount Shasta/Yuga Kawada
11/B B Japan/Koshiro Take
12/Cosmo Ozora/Daichi Shibata
13/Danon Gelato/Kosei Miura
14/Mill Dream/Teruo Eda
15/Yuki Soldier/Shinichiro Akiyama
16/Sky Dignity/Ioritz Mendizabal
17/Tagano Big Bang/Keisuke Dazai
All starters carry 57 kgs.