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Can Admire Rakti Win The Caulfield Cup For Japan?

Can Admire Rakti Win The Caulfield Cup For Japan?

Japanese stayer Admire Rakti will make his Australian racing debut in the 2014 Caulfield Cup on Saturday and he is rated one of the leading chances in the Group 1 event. Admire Rakti was touted as a possible Caulfield Cup/Melbourne Cup contender last year, but connections opted against making the trip to Australia, but they…

2013 Hong Kong Vase Final Field And Betting Preview

2013 Hong Kong Vase Final Field And Betting Preview

There is no Australian-trained runners in the 2013 Hong Kong Vase final field but there will still be plenty of local interest in the Group 1 event that will be run at Sha Tin on Sunday; with Red Cadeaux, Mount Athos, Simenon, Dandino and Dunadenall set to contest the prestigious race. Veteran stayer Red Cadeaux…

Back-to-Back Japan Cup Wins for Gentildonna

Back-to-Back Japan Cup Wins for Gentildonna

Stunning Deep Impact filly Gentildonna defied the history books on Sunday to score her second successive Japan Cup trophy at Fuschu Racecourse in Tokyo. Twelve months ago she became the first three-year-old Japan Cup winning filly in history and was crowned the 2012 Japan Horse of the Year. Since her victory as a 53kg lightweight…

Williams’ Ride In 2013 Japan Cup Field

Williams’ Ride In 2013 Japan Cup Field

This Sunday, November 24, the Japan Cup 2013 will take place in Tokyo Racecourse and Australian punters will have someone to cheer for in the 33rd edition of the race with ace Aussie hoop Craig Williams engaged to ride Admire Rakti. The Heart’s Cry stallion is out to improve on their last start 10th in…

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…

Japan Cup 2011 Field & Betting

Japan Cup 2011 Field & Betting

This Sunday one of the biggest international races, the 2011 Japan Cup, will take place at Tokyo Racecourse this Sunday, November 27, and the iconic showdown has attracted one of the most impressive fields in history. The 16-horse Japan Cup 2011 field features a plethora of Group / Grade 1 heroes vying to become the…