Thursday, July 17, 2014

Japan Horse Racing News

Full brother of Orfevre to debut next week
Ash Gold, a full brother to Orfevre, worked for his dubut race at JRA Ritto, clocking 51.90 seconds over 800 meters. He is scheduled to make a debut at Chukyo on Saturday, July 26. Ash Gold is a 2-year-old son of Stay Gold and the Mejiro McQueen mare Oriental Art. 

Denim and Ruby not to run in Arc
Denim and Ruby is ruled out of the Arc de Triomph this fall. She had suffered a stomach ulcer at Northern Farm Tenei in Fukushima where she summered.  Her trainer Sumii said, "We decided not to send her to France because of her condition." Her fall schedule is now back to the drawing board.

Clarente to make a trip with One and Only
If One and Only runs in the King George VI next year, Clarente makes a trip with him as a travel companion, trainer Hashiguchi mentioned on the press. Multiple grade winner Clarente may run in next week's Chukyo Kinen.

Ex-JRA horse France debut
Lilienthal(IRE), who used to train at JRA by K. Fujisawa, made a French debut on July15, finishing sixth under Yusuke Fujioka in the 6th race at Compiegne. The 7-year-old horse by Montjeu out of the Monsun mare Anna Monda is now trained by T. Kobayashi.

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