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Roger Barows wins Derby

More Sports / Horse Racing May 26, 2019

Roger Barows wins Derby

by Hiroshi Ikezawa

The first Japanese Derby of the Reiwa Era turned out to be a surprising one, even for the winning jockey. Roger Barows, the 12th favorite, came from behind in the final 500 meters to win the Japanese Derby on Sunday, clocking 2 minutes and 22.6 ...

Many ways to enjoy Derby Day

More Sports / Horse Racing | Japanese Derby May 24, 2019

Many ways to enjoy Derby Day

On a sunny afternoon last Sunday, more than 60,000 people witnessed Loves Only You, ridden by Mirco Demuro, win the Japanese Oaks at Tokyo Racecourse in Fuchu. The race, 11th of the day's 12, was scheduled to start at 3:40 p.m, but fans filled ...

Top pick Loves Only You wins Japanese Oaks

More Sports / Horse Racing May 19, 2019

Top pick Loves Only You wins Japanese Oaks

No. 1 favorite Loves Only You picked up her maiden Grade 1 victory on Sunday, winning the Japanese Oaks by a neck. Ridden by Italian jockey Mirco Demuro, Loves Only You finished the 2,400-meter race for three-year-old fillies at Tokyo Racecourse in 2 minutes, 22.8 ...