Sunday, June 12, 2016

Rouge Buck ends losing streak in Epsom Cup

Rouge Buck ended her losing streak this afternoon at Tokyo Racecourse as she won the Epsom Cup under Keita Tosaki as favorite. She won the grade three 1,800-meter race in 1 minute 46.20 seconds over 1,800 meters on firm ground. A 2 1/2-length behind, Fluky came second with another neck back Meiner Milano third in the field of 18.
Rouge Buck is a 4-year-old bay filly by Manhattan Cafe out of Ginger Punch, by Awesome Again.

Lilavati gaines first grade victory in Mermaid S
Lilavati went into the front on the final bend on her way to gaining a neck victory in the grade Mermaid Stakes. Fuma Matsuwaka was aboard the winner to cover the 2,000-meter distance in 1 minute 59.30 seconds on firm ground.
Hiruno Matera came from far behind to finish second with Kokorono Ai third in the field of 14 fillies and mares.
Lilavati is a 5-year-old dark bay mare by Zenno Rob Roy out of Singhalese, by Singspiel.

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