Friday, November 09, 2018

Field drawn for 2018 Queen Elizabeth 2 Cup


A field of 17 fillies and mares is set to run in the Queen Elizabeth 2 Cup.
Last year's winner Mozu Katchan, coming off a good third in the g2 Sapporo Kinen, drew post 7.
Normcore, who skipped the Shuka Sho after winning the Shion Stakes, drew post 13.
Lys Gracieux, runner-up in the Fuchu Himba Stakes, drew post 12.
Red Genova, who finished second in the Kyoto Daishoten where the top-rated male runners had raced, drew post 5.
Rose Stakes winner Cantabile, coming off third in the Shuka Sho, drew post 8 with Cristian Demuro on her.

The QE 2 Cup will be run on Sunday, November 11 at Kyoto.

The post position with jockeys for the grade one 2,200-meter race is:

1-Happy Yunibansu, Fuma Matsuwaka
2-Frontier Queen, Masayoshi Ebina
3-Reiho Romance, Yuichi Fukunaga
4-Primera Azul, Hideaki Miyuki
5-Red Genova, Kenichi Ikezoe
6-Admire Lead, Kota Fujioka
7-Mozu Katchan, Mirco Demuro
8-Cantabile, Cristian Demuro
9-Crocosmia, Yasunari Iwata
10-Vafuram, Kenji Kawamata
11-Smart Layer, Yutaka Take
12-Lys Gracieux, Joao Moreira
13-Normcore, Christophe Lemaire
14-One Breath Away, Akihide Tsumura
15-Eterna Minoru, Hirofumi Shii
16-Corcovado, Suguru Hamanaka
17-Miss Panthere, Norihiro Yokoyama

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