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Christophe Lemaire and Kazuo Fujisawa struck gold for the second straight weekend on Sunday, with the jockey and trainer this time teaming up to win their first Japanese Derby with Rey de Oro.

On a glorious afternoon at Tokyo Racecourse, second choice Rey de Oro won the second race of the Triple Crown in 2 minutes, 26.9 seconds over 2,400 meters, three-quarters of a length ahead of Suave Richard, the third pick in the 18-horse field.

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