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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

2010 Japan Cup Results – Rose Kingdom Declared Winner over Bunea Vista

2010 Japan Cup Results – Rose Kingdom Declared Winner over Bunea Vista

In a controversial 2010 Japan Cup result, three-year-old Rose Kingdom was declared the winner after favourite Bunea Vista was demoted to runner-up at Tokyo Racecourse on Sunday November 28.

Star filly Bunea Vista and jockey Christophe Soumillon originally crossed the winning post first in the Grade 1 Japan Cup (2400m), three quarters of a length ahead of Rose Kingdom with ...