Horse Racing

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 […]

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JRA Weekend Wrap: Feb. 6-7

February 8, 2016 Paul Welch

TOKYO (TR) – Smart Layer stunned the boys in a race described as ugly, all wrong, and masterful. The 6-year-old closer, and lone mare on the filed, changed tactics and led wire to wire to […]

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JRA weekend preview: Feb. 6-7

February 5, 2016 Paul Welch

TOKYO (TR) – With unfamiliar names included in a few of the Japan Racing Association Grade 2 and 3 races last month, it’s understandable if you can’t remember what exactly happened. But February is here, and […]

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JRA Weekend Wrap: Jan. 30-31

February 1, 2016 Paul Welch

TOKYO (TR) – Dance Director and Suguru Hamanaka got the fast race they wanted to win the Silk Road Stakes in 1:07.9 on Sunday at Kyoto Racecourse. The 6-year-old son of Aldebaran covered the last three […]

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JRA weekend preview: Jan. 30-31

January 29, 2016 Paul Welch

TOKYO (TR) – While the Japan Racing Association is focused on two G3 sprints this weekend with the 1400-meter dirt Negishi Stakes at Tokyo Racecourse and the 1,200-meter turf Silk Road Stakes at Kyoto Racecourse, […]