All posts tagged "horse racing"
Titleholder Wins 63rd Takarazuka Kinen in Record-Setting Time
Kazuo Yokoyama’s ride became the first horse since Deep Impact in 2006 to triumph in both the Tenno Sho (Spring) and...
Titleholder Chasing Glory at Star-Studded Takarazuka Kinen
His last performance and second G1 victory, the 3,200-meter Tenno Sho (Spring), was a masterpiece. Will the fan favorite repeat the...
Features/ 12 months ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Japan Spikers Enjoy Stellar Start at Women’s Volleyball Nations League
Hinotori Nippon, playing in the preliminary round in the Philippines, went 7-0 to open the 16-nation tournament.
Shahryar Places Fourth in Prince of Wales’s Stakes
The Deep Impact-sired colt faded from second place at the race’s midway point in the Royal Ascot meet.
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...