Sunday, June 03, 2018

Mozu Ascot(USA) takes Yasuda Kinen

Having finished second in the Azuchijo Stakes last week, Mozu Ascot(USA) won the Yasuda Kinen under Christophe Lemaire at Tokyo on Sunday. Lemaire forced Mozu Ascot to take a passage between Aerolithe and Suave Richard, getting up to the winning post in an excellent time of 1:31.3. A neck behind, Aerolithe finished second with another 3/4-length back Suave Richard third.
It was the first grade glory and his fifth victory Mozu Ascot in 11 starts with more than 221 million jpn yen in career earnings. Y. Yahagi and Capital System Co. Ltd. trains and owns the colt respectively. Bred in US by Summer Wind Farm, Mozu Ascot is a 4-year-old chestnut colt by Frakel out of India, by Hennessy.

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