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, […]

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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Horse Racing

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 […]

Horse Racing

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, […]

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JRA Weekend Wrap: Jan. 16-17

January 18, 2016 Paul Welch

TOKYO (TR) – In topping Japan Racing Association action over the weekend, closer Reve Mistral and jockey Yuga Kawada got the slow race they wanted to win the 2,400-meter Nikkei Shinsun Hai for 4-year-olds and […]