Friday, June 06, 2014

17 entrants for Yasuda

17 horses have been entered for the 2014 Yasuda Kinen, which runs at Tokyo.

Just a Way, who has moved up to a world-class runner by leaps and bounds, has a tool to crush the field with an explosive late run. The Dubai Duty Free hero drew post 10.

Mikki Isle, coming off victory in the grade one NHK Mile Cup, meets the older company for the first time. The 3-year-old speedster drew post 8.

World Ace drew post 17. The 5-year-old horse had been on a long lay-off due to injury, but he made up for lost time when winning the Milers Cup last outing.

Tosen Ra, winner of the grade one Mile Championship, who finished a respectable second in the Kyoto Kinen, drew post 16.

Curren Black Hill, winner of this race two seasons ago, gained victory of the Lord Derby Trophy to break a losing streak. He drew post 3.

The Yasuda post time will be at 3:40 p.m. JST on Sunday, June 8, 2014.

The field in draw positon order with riders for the 1,600-meter turf event is as follows:

1 Grandezza, Syu Ishibashi
2 Red Spada, Hirofumi Shii
3 Curren Black Hill, Shinichiro Akiyama
4 Real Impact, Keita Tosaki
5 Extra End, Norihiro Yokoyama
6 Glorious Days(AUS), Joao Moreira
7 Whale Capture, Masayoshi Ebina
8 Mikki Isle, Suguru Hamanaka
9 Danon Shark, Hiroyuki Uchida
10 Just a Way, Yoshitomi Shibata
11 Shonan Mighty, Hiroshi Kitamura
12 Grand Prix Boss, Kosei Miura
13 Fiero, Yasunari Iwata
14 Clarente, Yuga Kawada
15 Sadamu Patek, Katsuharu Tanaka
16 Tosen Ra, Yutaka Take
17 World Ace, Craig Williams

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