Thursday, November 03, 2016

Awardee(USA) gaines JBC Classic victory


Awardee(USA) achieved the sixth straight victory as he won the NAR grade one JBC Classic at Kawasaki Thursday. Yutaka Take-steered Awardee came third wide on the final turn on his way to getting up to the winning post.  
Hokko Tarumae hung on tough on the rail to finish second, a 3/4-length behind. Sound True finished another length back in third. Fourth was Nonkono Yume followed by Copano Rickey.
The final time for the 2,100-meter dirt distance was 2 minutes 15.30 seconds.

Trained at JRA Ritto by M.Matsunaga and owned by K.Maeda, Awardee has now won 10 of his 32 races(six for six on dirt). North Hills Management was the breeder of Awardee, a 6-year-old bay horse by Jungle Pocket out of Heavenly Romance, by Sunday Silence.

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