Sunday, November 04, 2018

Graceful Leap takes JBC Sprint


Graceful Leap, holding a good position, got past Matera Sky(USA) near the finish in winning the JBC Sprint at Kyoto on Sunday. Matera Sky(USA), setting the pace from start, finished second, a neck behind the winner. Third was, another 2 1/2-length behind, Kitasan Mikazuki. The winning rider was Christophe Lemaire. The 1,200-meter Sprint was run in 1:10.4.
Trained by S. Hashiguchi and owned by S. Maeda, Graceful Leap has raced 12 times and won 12 of them with more than 373 million jpn yen in career earnings.
North Hills Co. Ltd. was the breeder of Graceful Leap, a 8-year-old chestnut horse by Gold Allure out of Rabbit Foot, by Seeking the Gold.

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