Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Two JRA horses to run in Arc de Triomphe


Just a Way and Gold Ship will take on the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Naosuke Sugai, trainer of the two, announced to the press Wednesday morning.

Sugai said, "On the understanding of their owners, I decided to send them to France. The two  get along well and they are going to be good travel companions to each other. I am very honored to have them run in the Arc. A lot of racing fans expect them to run well there."

In the Arc, Yuichi Fukunage will be aboard Just a Way, while Norihiro Yokoyama will take the mount on Gold Ship.

Just a Way will go straight to the Arc without a prep. Gold Ship will run in the Aug. 24 Sapporo Kinen(g2) before making a trip to France. 

The 2014 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe runs on October 5 at Longchamp.

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