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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.

Zac Purton will be chasing more Group 1 success when he partners Admire Rakti in the 2014 Caulfield Cup: Photo: Steve Hart

Admire Rakti was touted as a possible ...

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.

Dunaden is one of five ...

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 in the classic last ...

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.

Victorian jockey Craig Williams will ride in his third straight Japan Cup this weekend at Tokyo. Photo: ...

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 the ¥$250 million ...

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 back in August, travelled ...

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.

Jakkalberry is one of a three Melbourne Cup runners that will run in the 2012 Japan Cup this Sunday

The British-trained trio ...

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 is one of a number of Melbourne Cup participants who will now head to the Japan Cup.

Jakkalberry surprised many when he rounded out the placings behind Green Moon and Fiorente in the $6 million ...

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.

Lucas Cranach is considered Australian Bloodstock's number one chance in the 2012 Melbourne Cup

Prepared by Peter Schiergen in Germany ...

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.

Craig Williams has the ride on Tosen Jordan in the 2011 Japan Cup at Tokyo on Sunday

The 16-horse Japan Cup 2011 field ...