Gold Ship gets revenge at Takarazuka Kinen

Jun 24, 2013

Gold Ship gets revenge at Takarazuka Kinen

Second favorite Gold Ship won the Takarazuka Kinen, upstaging top pick Gentildonna, to earn his fourth career Grade 1 victory on Sunday. The 4-year-old colt ridden by Hiroyuki Uchida finished the 2,200-meter race at Hyogo Prefecture’s Hanshin Racecourse in 2 minutes, 13.2 seconds and ...

Logotype wins first jewel of triple crown race

Apr 15, 2013

Logotype wins first jewel of triple crown race

Last season’s 2-year-old champion Logotype snatched the first jewel of the Japanese triple crown with a record victory in the Satsuki-sho on Sunday. The Mirco Demuro-ridden Logotype, the favorite in a full field of 18, went under the wire in a race record of ...

Grape Brandy triumphs at February Stakes

Feb 18, 2013

Grape Brandy triumphs at February Stakes

Grape Brandy warmed up for Dubai World Cup day with victory in the February Stakes on Sunday, Japanese racing’s first Grade One title of the 2013 season. Third choice Grape Brandy took the tape in the 1,600-meter race at Tokyo Racecourse in 1 minute, ...