Sunday, August 03, 2014
Quatre Feuilles wins Queen Cup in record time
Quatre Feuilles won the Queen Cup in an exciting finish by showing an excellent turn of foot. Before the nose victory, she had to deny challenges by Aromatico and Smart Layer. Second was Aromatico, who finished a neck before Smart Layer. Yuichi Fukunaga was aboard the winner, clocking in 1 minute 45.70 seconds for the 1,800-meter course record.
Quatre Feuilles, a 5-year-old bay mare by Deep Impact out of the Tejano Run mare One for Rose, has now won four in 20 lifetime starts.
Seiko Raiko scores his first grade success in IBIS Summer Dash
Seiko Raiko stormed home winning the IBIS Summer Dash under Yoshitomi Shibata in 54.30 seconds on firm.
Second was, a 1/2-length behind, Fukuno Dream with another neck further away Earth Sonic third in the reduced field of 12.
Seiko Raiko, a 7-year-old bay horse by Kurofune out of the Sunday Silence mare Fine Seiko, has now notched his seventh win in 24 career starts.
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