Friday, May 06, 2016

Field set for 2016 NHK Mile Cup

A total of 18 horses have been entered for the grade one NHK Mile Cup to be run on Sunday at Tokyo Racecourse.

Major Emblem returns to her favorite course to bounce back from a disappointment in the Oka Sho(Japanese 1000 Guineas). With regular rider Christophe Lemaire aboard, she will break from post 4.
The main opponents to Major Emblem could be: Lord Quest, Tosho Drafter, Immortal and Dantsu Prius.

The post time for the Mile Cup will be at 3:40 p.m. JST on Sunday, May 8.

The field in post position order with riders is:

1 Shuji, c, Yasunari Iwata
2 Eclat Millenaire, f, Takuya Ono
3 Urban Kid, c, Hugh Bowman
4 Major Emblem, f, Christophe Lemaire
5 Lord Quest, c, Kenichi Ikezoe
6 Tizona, c, Mirco Demuro
7 Tosho Drafter, c, Hironobu Tanabe
8 Immortal, c, Keita Tosaki
9 Shadow Approach, c, Tommy Berry
10 Dantsu Prius, c, Genki Maruyama
11 Personnalite, f, Daichi Shibata
12 Hakusan Rudolf, c, Hiroyuki Uchida
13 Sigerunokogirizame, c, Masami Matsuoka
14 Brave Smash, c, Norihiro Yokoyama
15 Stormy Sea, c, Teruo Eda
16 Kaneno Iro, c, Masayoshi Ebina
17 Blanc Bonheur, f, Kosei Miura
18 Rainbow Line, c, Yuichi Fukunaga
Weight: 57kgs, fillies allowed 2 kgs.

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