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Horse Racing

Makahiki Wins Hochi Hai Yayoi Sho G2

March 6, 2016 Paul Welch

TOKYO (TR) – Makahiki and Christophe Lemaire beat favorite Leontes and Mirco Demuro by a neck in the 2,000-meter Hochi Hai Yayoi Sho G2 at Nakayama Racecourse on Sunday. Leontes, by King Kamehameha and Cesario, […]

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JRA Weekend Wrap: Feb. 20-21

February 22, 2016 Paul Welch

TOKYO (TR) – Highlighting Japan Racing Association action over the weekend was USA-bred Moanin’s victory at the G1 February Stakes in 1:34.0, a track record, on Sunday at Tokyo Racecourse. Just over 53,000 fans filled […]

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JRA weekend preview: Feb. 20-21

February 19, 2016 Paul Welch

TOKTO (TR) – The Japan Racing Association is holding it’s first G-fest of the year: Three tracks across Japan will host three G3 races and the G1 February Stakes over Saturday and Sunday. February Stakes G1 The […]

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JRA Weekend Wrap: Feb. 13-14

February 15, 2016 Paul Welch

TOKYO (TR) – The Japan Racing Association’s 2015 2-year-old of the year, Major Emblem, won the Daily Hai Queen Cup G3 on Saturday at Tokyo Racecourse by five lengths. The filly by Daiwa Major confirmed her […]

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JRA weekend preview: Feb. 13-14

February 11, 2016 Paul Welch

TOKYO (TR) – The Japan Racing Association will hold three graded races this weekend (including two Grade 3 races) in a showcase of some of Japan’s best 3-year-olds. The headliner is the Kyoto Kinen G2 for […]