• Kyodo


Long-shot Sweep Tosho surprised the field with a strong homestretch run Sunday to win the 46th running of the Takarazuka Kinen for her second Grade One victory.

Sweep Tosho, an 11th pick, beat out Heart’s Cry by a neck at the wire as the 4-year-old completed the 2,200-meter race in 2 minutes, 11.5 seconds at Hanshin Racecourse.

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