Tag: 'JP'

Paul Preusker

Japanese import runs first-up for Preusker

After stints with Darren Weir and Chris Waller, Japanese galloper Admire Winner will have his first run for Paul Preusker when he lines up at...
Cox Plate

Japanese star shares top billing for Plate

One of Japan's best four-year-old mares has been promoted to favouritism for the WS Cox Plate after winning the Takarazuka Kinen.
Damian Lane

Lane finishes second in Group 1 Japanese Derby

Contrail has added the Japanese Derby to his unbeaten record with Australian jockey Damian Lane finishing second in the Grade One race on Salios.
Damian Lane

Lane adds more winners during Japan stay

Australian jockey Damian Lane has finished unplaced aboard Des Ailes in the Group One Japanese Oaks but has notched five winners in Tokyo at the...
Damian Lane

Damian Lane set to continue Japan sojourn

Leading Melbourne jockey Damian Lane expects to receive approval to continue riding in Japan during the Australian off-season.
Casta Diva

White legacy continues

In 2006, a filly by Zabeel out of Carmina Burana came into the world in the usual way, but her appearance was anything but normal....

Oju Chosan wins fifth Nakayama Grand Jump

Oju Chosan has won the rich Makayama Grand Jump for a record fifth-straight time.

Daring Tact a new star for Japan

Daring Tact has emerged as a potential star with victory in the Oka Sho, the Japanese 1000 Guineas, at Hanshin.
James McDonald

McDonald gives Japanese horse a work-out

James McDonald has given Japanese horse Danon Premium a work-out at Canterbury ahead of the Queen Elizabeth Stakes.
Lys Gracieux

Lys Gracieux named Japanese champion horse

Cox Plate winner Lys Gracieux has been honoured with Japan's highest award, Horse of the Year, in an almost unanimous vote.
Oisin Murphy

Six winners for Oisin Murphy at Nakayama

British champion Oisin Murphy has ridden six winners at the Nakayama race meeting as he continues his winning association with Japan.
Yoshito Yahagi

Another Group 1 for Cox Plate winning trainer

Cox Plate-winning trainer Yoshito Yahagi has saddled Contrail to win the Hopeful Stakes, the final Grade One race of the Japanese season.
Lys Gracieux

Lane wins Arima Kinen on Lys Gracieux

Australian jockey Damian Lane has reunited with Cox Plate winner to claim the Grade One Arima Kinen in Japan.
Lys Gracieux

Lys Gracieux draws barrier six in Arima

Cox Plate winner Lys Gracieux has barrier six for the Grade One Arima Kinen at Nakayama where she will be ridden by Australian Damian Lane.
Lys Gracieux

Lane looking forward to Arima Kinen

Australian jockey Damian Lane is looking forward to reuniting with Japanese mare Lys Gracieux when the Cox Plate winner has her final start in the...
Win Bright

Win Bright completes spring autumn double to complete joyous treble for Japan

Win Bright produced a performance hallmarked with toughness to go with his considerable class to complete the Group 1 double of the LONGINES Hong Kong...
Admire Mars

Plenty to Admire for Soumillon in poignant Hong Kong Mile

Admire Mars and an inspired Christophe Soumillon came to the fore in what was an emotional occasion for the Japanese racing industry in the Group...
Glory Vase

Moreira’s Glory in the Hong Kong Vase

Glory Vase streaked away with the Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Vase (2400m) at Sha Tin this afternoon, Sunday, 8 December. The Japanese raider with...

Young sires Lord Kanaloa and Maurice are helping shift perceptions

In England it’s long been the Derby, Australia has the Golden Slipper, France the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, North America looks to the Kentucky...
Lucky Lilac

Lucky Lilac aims to maintain her resurgence in Hong Kong Vase

Lucky Lilac will make her overseas debut in the Group 1 Hong Kong Vase on Sunday as one of an impressive nine-strong raiding party from...
Win Bright

Win Bright ready to shine in Hong Kong Cup

Win Bright is looking to uphold an unblemished record over 2000m at Sha Tin with a win in Sunday’s Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Cup...
Danon Smash

Danon Smash out to uphold family honour for Yasuda and Lord Kanaloa

In the recent annals of the Group 1 LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint there have been few foreign challengers that have been able to seriously trouble...
Indy Champ

Indy Champ steps up to take on the Hong Kong challenge

In the weeks leading up to the 2019 Hong Kong International Races, Silk Racing had three horses in three different races, all with a decent...
Lys Gracieux

Damian Lane to ride Lys Gracieux in Arima

Australian jockey Damian Lane has been given a one-day licence to partner Cox Plate winner Lys Gracieux in the Arima Kinen in Japan.
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Japan’s Kluger on target for Doncaster

Japanese Group Two winner Kluger is working well towards the upcoming Doncaster Mile.