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Chrono Genesis wins Takarazuka Kinen

Horse Racing Jun 28, 2020

Chrono Genesis wins Takarazuka Kinen

Second-favorite Chrono Genesis blitzed the field Sunday to claim the Takarazuka Kinen at Hanshin Racecourse. Yuichi Kitamura steered the 4-year-old mare to victory by six lengths over sixth-favorite Kiseki. Outsider Mozu Bello finished third ahead of pre-race favorite Saturnalia. "She ran really strongly. I didn't worry ...

Gran Alegria flies past Almond Eye at Yasuda Kinen

Horse Racing Jun 7, 2020

Gran Alegria flies past Almond Eye at Yasuda Kinen

Third-pick Gran Alegria cruised to victory in the Yasuda Kinen on Sunday and denied race-favorite Almond Eye an unprecedented eighth Grade 1 turf win. Ridden by Kenichi Ikezoe, Gran Alegria came up through the middle of the pack in the final stretch of the mile ...

Almond Eye wins Victoria Mile for seventh G1 title

Horse Racing May 17, 2020

Almond Eye wins Victoria Mile for seventh G1 title

Heavy favorite Almond Eye won the 15th running of the Victoria Mile on Sunday to tie the all-time record for most Grade 1 victories by a Japanese racehorse on turf. Ridden by jockey Christophe Lemaire, Almond Eye finished the 1,600-meter race at Tokyo Racecourse in ...