Friday, June 01, 2018

Field of 2018 Yasuda Kinen

A field has been drawn for the Yasuda Kinen at Tokyo on Sunday, June 3.
Suave Richard has shown excellent form of run this season with a couple of grade victories. Grade one Osaka Hai victory was his latest effort. He drew post 1. Persian Knight, winner of last year's Mile Championship, switches back to a 1,600-meter distance that is at his best. He drew post 5.
Real Steel, who makes his only second start of the season after finishing second in the Dubai Turf, drew post 11. Lys Gracieux, one of the best fillies in her generation, having finished second in the Victoria Mile last outing, had post 14. Grade two Milers Cup winner Sungrazer had post 15. Hong Kong-trained Western Express(AUS) drew post 7.

The post position with riders for the grade one 1,600-meter event is:
1-Suave Richard, Mirco Demuro
2-Satono Ares, Masayoshi Ebina
3-Dashing Blaze(USA), Hiroshi Kitamur
4-Aerolithe, Keita Tosaki
5-Persian Knight, Yuga Kawada
6-Reine Minoru, Ryuji Wada
7-Western Express(AUS), Samuel Clipperton
8-Campbell Junior(AUS), Shu Ishibashi
9-Red Falx, Hironobu Tanabe
10-Mozu Ascot(USA), Christophe Lemaire
11-Real Steel, Yasunari Iwata
12-He's in Love, Kota Fujioka
13-Black Moon, Shinichiro Akiyama
14-Lys Gracieux, Yutaka Take
15-Sungrazer, Yuichi Fukunaga
16-Win Gagnant, Akihide Tsumura

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