Saturday, August 09, 2014

Japan Horse Racing News on Aug. 9 2014

Stallions to move
Dunkirk(Unbridled's Song - Secret Status, by A.P. Indy), the first crop sire champion of 2013, will be moved to East Stand in Japan from Ashford Stud in US for the 2015 breeding season. The syndicated stallion is scheduled to arrive in Japan October.

Hard Spur(Danzig - Turkish Tryst, by Turkoman) will return to Darley's Jonabell Farm in US for the next breeding season. The 10-year-old stallion has stood only a season in Japan.

2014 JPN Freehandicap(thru July 31)
Dubai Duty Free winner Just a Way was assigned the top weight of 150 pounds among older horses. Gold Ship received 6 pounds less than Just a Way at 124 pounds with Kizuna at 121 pounds.
Among 3-year-olds, Japanese Derby winner One and Only topped the list with a 119-pound. Satsuki Sho(Japanese 2000 Guineas) winner Isla Bonita received 117 pounds with To the World and Meiner Frost sharing at 115 pounds.

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