named Symboli Kris S the 2002 horse of the year Tuesday.

The JRA’s selection panel chose Symboli Kris S after the 3-year-old colt won two prestigious Grade One titles — the Tenno-sho (autumn) in October and the Arima Kinen in December.

The Kentucky-born son of Kris S is owned by Symboli Stud and trained by Kazuo Fujisawa.

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