Horse Racing/ 12 months ago
Songline Orchestrates Scintillating Victory in Yasuda Kinen
After placing runner-up to Schnell Meister at the 2021 NHK Mile Cup, jockey Kenichi Ikezoe reversed the order in this high-stakes...
Legendary Jockey Yutaka Take Guides Do Deuce to Victory in 89th Tokyo Yushun
The winning duo finished in a race-record 2 minutes, 21.9 seconds, earning Take his sixth Japanese Derby title.
Geoglyph Chasing Victory in the Tokyo Yushun, Second Leg of the Japanese Triple Crown
Jockey Yuichi Fukunaga aims for his third consecutive triumph in the marquee Grade 1 race at Tokyo Racecourse.
Stars on Earth Stays Perfect in Japanese Fillies’ Triple Crown Races
Christophe Lemaire guides her to an exciting victory in the 83rd Yushun Himba.
Sodashi Shines in Victoria Mile, Delivering A Brilliant Performance on Turf
“As today’s race included a very strong field, it was like a dream for a white horse to be able to...
Danon Scorpion Edges Matenro Orion for Victory in the NHK Mile Cup
Yuga Kawada collected his 20th career Japan Racing Association Grade I win, taking the lead with 100 meters remaining in a...
Crown Pride Fades Late, Finishes 13th in Kentucky Derby
As jockey Christophe Lemaire’s horse runs out of steam, 80-1 Rich Strike claims the second-biggest upset in race history.
Christophe Lemaire Fulfills Dream of Competing at Kentucky Derby
Japanese thoroughbred Crown Pride’s jockey for the 148th Run for the Roses has always wanted to compete in the iconic American...
Titleholder Overwhelms Field in 165th Tenno Sho
Kazuo Yokoyama joins his father and grandfather as winners of the prestigious race.
Features/ 1 year ago
[ODDS and EVENS] T O Royal, Titleholder and Deep Bond Are Among Top Entrants for Tenno Sho
Deep Bond returns to the spotlight after a runner-up finish in last year’s race, a 3,200-meter test of speed and endurance.
Geoglyph Eclipses Stablemate Equinox Down the Stretch in 82nd Satsuki Sho
Yuichi Fukunaga pilots the 3-year-old colt to a dramatic victory at the wire in the first leg of this year’s Japanese...
A Rundown on Japan’s Top Races for 2022
The Japan Racing Association’s current season features 24 Grade I races at the nation’s racecourses between February and December.