Friday, June 20, 2014

2014 Unicorn Stakes preview


Asia Express(USA), winner of the grade one Asahi Hai Futurity Stakes last year, switches back to the dirt circuit when he faces 15 rivals in the grade three Unicorn Stakes Sunday. The Henny Hughes colt came into the race off a sixth finish in the Satsuki Sho(Japanese 2000 Guineas).

Anzuchan, who had exclusively run on the dirt surface with a good record, will face the grade company for the first time.

The Unicorn Stakes for 3-year-old with a total purse of 65.81 million jp yen runs at Tokyo dirt track over 1,600 meters.

The field in draw position order with riders for the Unicorn Stakes is: 

1 Meisho Ichioshi, Koshiro Take
2 Asia Express(USA), Keita Tosaki
3 Nishiken Mononofu, Daichi Shibata
4 Bang Zoom, Hironobu Tanabe
5 Pegasus Junior(USA), Yutaka Yoshida
6 Dream Kaiser, Kazuma Harada
7 Pean, Hiroyuki Uchida
8 Luminism, Hiroshi Kitamura
9 Meisho Powers, Norihiro Yokoyama
10 Wild Dollar, Yuichiro Nishida
11 Red Alvis, Masayoshi Ebina
12 Anzuchan, Syu Ishibashi
13 Kelvinside, Takuya Ono
14 Tagano Evviva, Keita Ban
15 Corin Berry, Kohei Matsuyama
16 Meisho Salute, Shigefumi Kumazawa

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