Makahiki finishes near rear in Arc

Oct 3, 2016

Makahiki finishes near rear in Arc

Japanese Derby winner Makahiki fizzled to 14th in a field of 16 as Japan again missed out on the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe title on Sunday. Found, the 6-1 shot, won to lead home a 1-2-3 for Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien in one ...

Fukunaga eyes Arc glory

Oct 2, 2014

Fukunaga eyes Arc glory

The Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is regarded as the greatest prize in racing by the Japanese and two-time champion jockey Yuichi Fukunaga hopes he finally delivers it to them when he rides the hotly fancied Just A Way at Longchamp on Sunday. The ...

Sep 16, 2013

Japanese horses show stuff during Arc trials

Japan’s hopes of landing Europe’s most prestigious race, the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe, after 33 years of heartbreak received a huge boost when both Kizuna and Orfevre won their Arc trials Sunday in impressive fashion. Kizuna, this year’s Japan Derby winner, won the ...