Gold Ship, an impressive victory in the g1 Takarazuka Kinen, showed in good form, breezing at Hakodate Racecourse Wednesday morning. Norihiro Yokoyama, who rode him at the workout, said. "He was in a good mood during the workout."
Harp Star, one of the best 3-year-old fillies in the country, warmed up for the race at Sapporo Racecourse on turf on Wednesday, working a 1,200-meter in 80.10 seconds. She ran without a left front shoe in the last 100 meters. H. Matsuda, trainer of the filly, was pleased with the workout.
Gold Ship and Harp Star have been confirmed to run in the Arc de Triomphe in October.
Tokei Halo, winner of this race last year who finished a good fourth in the group one Singapore International, is a strong front-runner.
Logotype has plenty of time to prepare for this race after finishing sixth in the Dubai Duty Free last March.
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