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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 ...

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 ...

Xtension Almost Certain 2012 Cox Plate Starter

Xtension Almost Certain 2012 Cox Plate Starter

Leading Hong Kong trainer John Moore is waiting on the final green light from the owner of Xtension before confirming 2012 Cox Plate plans for the talented five-year-old.

Xtension was one of 10 international horses issued invitations by the Moonee Valley Racing Club and while Moore initially accepted, he is still waiting on the all-clear from owner Steven Lo.

“I’ve ...

Xtension 2012 Cox Plate Bound

Xtension 2012 Cox Plate Bound

Hong Kong star Xtension will travel to Australia this spring for a tilt at the prestigious Group 1 2012 Cox Plate (2040m).

The Irish-bred five-year-old was one of ten international horses who were earlier this month issued invitations by Racing Victoria to compete in the Australian weight-for-age championship.

Trainer John Moore has confirmed to Racing Victoria the $3 million event ...