News About 2012 Japan Cup

2012 Japan Cup Winner Gentildonna Beats Orfevre

2012 Japan Cup Winner Gentildonna Beats Orfevre

On Sunday the Sei Ishizaka-trained 2012 Fillies Triple Crown champ Gentildonna made history as the first three-year-old filly ever to win the Japan Cup when she enjoyed a thrilling win over last year’s Fillies Triple Crown title holder and hot favourite Orfevre. The flying daughter of Deep Impact scored her fourth major career success in…

Jakkalberry Ready for 2012 Japan Cup

Jakkalberry Ready for 2012 Japan Cup

Aussie-owned, British-trained stayer Jakkalberry is gearing up for their latest international assignment with the stallion set to back up from their eye-catching third in the Melbourne Cup in this Sunday’s Japan Cup 2012 at Tokyo Racecourse. Prepared by Marco Botti at Newmarket in England the Storming Home seven-year-old, winner of the American St. Leger Stakes…

Three Melbourne Cup Horses Run in Japan Cup 2012

Three Melbourne Cup Horses Run in Japan Cup 2012

This Sunday, November 25, Tokyo Racecourse will host the 32nd edition of the Japan Racing Association’s richest race, the 2012 Japan Cup, with three horses that ran in the iconic Melbourne Cup engaged for the classic. The British-trained trio of Jakkalberry, Red Cadeaux and Mount Athos all come via a run in the $6.2 million…

Melbourne Cup 2012 Runners to head to 2012 Japan Cup

Melbourne Cup 2012 Runners to head to 2012 Japan Cup

A number of 2012 Melbourne Cup runners will head to the 2012 Japan Cup (2400m) before travelling home to Europe including third placegetter Jakkalberry. Jakkalberry surprised many when he rounded out the placings behind Green Moon and Fiorente in the $6 million Melbourne Cup after being rated an $80 chance. Trainer Marco Botti was always…

Arc Wins Out over 2012 Melbourne Cup for Salomina

Arc Wins Out over 2012 Melbourne Cup for Salomina

Australian-owned German Oaks winning mare Salomina is likely to stay in Europe and head towards the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in France instead of a trip down under for the Melbourne Cup 2012 this spring according to her connections. Prepared by Peter Schiergen in Germany the four-year-old daughter of Lomitas is undefeated to date…