Sunday, January 31, 2016

Moanin(USA) takes Negishi S


Race favorite Moanin(USA) took a commanding run in the stretch to win the grade three Negishi Stakes at Tokyo Sunday.
Keita Tosaki rode the winner, covering the 1,400-meter distance in 1 minute 22.00 seconds on dirt surface.
A 1/2-length behind, Tahltan(USA) took second place with Grape Brandy finishing another 1 3/4-length back in third.
Moanin, bred in USA by Empire Equines, LLC, is a 4-year-old chestnut colt by Henny Hughes out of Giggy, by Distorted Humor.

Dance Director claims victory in Silk Road S
Dance Director, ridden by Suguru Hamanaka, showed a strong finish, winning the grade three Silk Road Stakes at Kyoto Sunday.
The final time for the 1,200-meter turf race was 1 minute 7.90 seconds.
Laurel Veloce came second, a 1 1/2-length behind, with another 1 1/2-length away Wakino Brace third.
Dance Director is a 6-year-old bay horse by Aldebaran out of Mother Leaf, by Sunday Silence.

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