Japan horse racing news

Vivlos wins the 2017 Dubai Turf

Highly talented Japanese mare Vivlos to defend Group 1 Dubai Turf

One of the most impressive winners on last year’s Dubai World Cup card, Vivlos is aiming toward a defence of her title in the $6...
Talismanic nominated for Dubai World Cup

Dubai World Cup raceday receives 739 noms including Winx

Nominations for the $10,000,000 Group 1 Dubai World Cup closed on January 11th with 136 of the globe’s premier Thoroughbreds. Scheduled for March 31st, 2018,...
Rey de Oro

Japan star Rey de Oro to contest Group 1 Sheema Classic in Dubai

Reigning Japanese champion 3-year-old and Group 1 Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby) winner Rey de Oro has been confirmed as pointing toward the Group 1US$6-million Dubai...
Global Sprint Challenge

Global Sprint Challenge on hold due to Australian Govt. policies

Due to the restrictions placed on the movement of horses between Hong Kong and Australia, organisers have taken the decision to suspend the Global Sprint...
Maurice winning the 2016 G1 Hong Kong Gold Cup

Japan’s influence on Hong Kong International Race day undeniable

The 1990s was a defining period for the Japanese thoroughbred. It was the decade in which imported stallions like Sunday Silence, Tony Bin, and Northern...

Satono Ares extends Japan streak to three, named colt of year

Satono Ares extended his winning streak to three in the Asahi Hai Futurity Stakes at Hanshin racecourse, with the Deep Impact colt subsequently named the...