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Williams close but Buena Vista 2011 Japan Cup winner

Williams close but Buena Vista 2011 Japan Cup winner

The team at Luxbet probably had hearts in mouths when it looked as if popular Aussie hoop Craig Williams may snatch the Grade 1 $6.5m 2011 Japan Cup half way up the straight.

Williams aboard Luxbet $6.50 chance Tosden Jordan was  nabbed by  Buena Vista, the 2011 Japan Cup winner close to the line.

Tosen Jordan had been backed ...

2011 Japan Cup form – trainers’ final say

2011 Japan Cup form – trainers’ final say

The trainers of all of today’s 2011 Japan Cup hopefuls have had their say.

The $6.5m Group 1 (2400m) will be run at 5.20pm (Aust EST).

Australian jockey Craig Williams is on Luxbet $8 chance Tosen Jordan and is hoping to be the 2011 Japan Cup winner for the first time.

Here is the best 2011 Japan Cup form you ...

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 ...