Harp Star, winner of the Oka Sho(Japanese 1000 Guineas), will run in the Aug. 24 Sapporo Kinen as a steppingstone for the Arc de Triomphe. She is now at Northern Farm and will move to Sapporo next weekend.
Tomoyuki Umeda, trainer of Admire Rakti, plans to send him to the Melbourne Cup Nov.4 at Flemington. "We are preparing to run him in the Cup.", Umeda said. The Oct.18 Caulfield Cup will be a prep race for him.
Yutaka Take suffered injury(minor fracture on right thumb) after a fall from Tosen Duke, who stumbled at the start in the Chukyo 5th Race on July 20. The most famous jockey in the country could return to action at the end of August.