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Justify aims for Triple Crown glory at Belmont

/ Jun 8, 2018

Justify aims for Triple Crown glory at Belmont

Bob Baffert hopes Justify can gallop into American thoroughbred racing's Hall of Fame on Saturday when he bids to become only the 13th horse in history to complete the Triple Crown at the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes. A victory for the unbeaten 3-year-old ...

Mozu Ascot wins Yasuda Kinen in record-tying time

/ Jun 3, 2018

Mozu Ascot wins Yasuda Kinen in record-tying time

Mozu Ascot won the 68th running of the Yasuda Kinen on Sunday for the colt's first Grade One victory. Ninth-favorite Mozu Ascot, ridden by jockey Christophe Lemaire tied the race record of 1 minute, 31.3 seconds set in 2012 by Strong Return. Fifth-pick Aerolithe finished ...

Jour Polaire digs in to win Victoria Mile

/ May 13, 2018

Jour Polaire digs in to win Victoria Mile

Eighth-favorite Jour Polaire bested the all-female pack on the outside Sunday to capture the 13th running of the Victoria Mile and earn her first Grade 1 victory. Jour Polaire, ridden by Hideaki Miyuki, held steady in the middle of the group before outdistancing the leaders ...

Rainbow Line captures spring Tenno-sho title

/ Apr 29, 2018

Rainbow Line captures spring Tenno-sho title

Rainbow Line came from behind to deny favorite Cheval Grand a first spring Tenno-sho championship in Sunday's Emperor's Cup, the race that starts six straight weeks of Grade 1 action. While Yamakatsu Raiden led the pack for most of the 3,200 meters over turf at ...

Seventh-favorite Epoca d'Oro wins Satsuki-sho

/ Apr 15, 2018

Seventh-favorite Epoca d'Oro wins Satsuki-sho

Seventh-favorite Epoca d'Oro earned his first Grade 1 victory after winning the 78th running of the Satsuki-sho on Sunday at Nakayama Racecourse. Jockey Keita Tosaki steered Epoca d'Oro behind the leading pack before coming from behind in the final dash to win the race in ...

Almond Eye uses late charge to win Oka-sho

/ Apr 8, 2018

Almond Eye uses late charge to win Oka-sho

Second-favorite Almond Eye, ridden by jockey Christophe Lemaire, made a late dash Sunday to win the Oka-sho and earn her first Grade 1 victory. Starting second-to-last, Almond Eye conserved her energy until after the final turn, when she sprinted past the pack on the outside ...