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Fierement wins Kikka-sho by nose

More Sports / Horse Racing Oct 21, 2018

Fierement wins Kikka-sho by nose

Fierement beat second-favorite Etario in a photo finish Sunday at the Kikka-sho, the final leg of the Japanese triple crown. Fierement, the seventh favorite, held steady in the middle of the pack of three-year-old colts throughout the 3,000 meter turf race until cruising ahead along ...

Kiseki takes Kikka-sho for first G1 win

More Sports / Horse Racing Oct 22, 2017

Kiseki takes Kikka-sho for first G1 win

Top favorite Kiseki powered to victory on Sunday to capture the Kikka-sho, the last race of the Japanese triple crown. Ridden by Italian jockey Mirco Demuro, Kiseki made his move shortly after the final bend and charged down the outside channel before going on to ...

Favorite Satono Diamond eases to Kikka-sho title

More Sports / Horse Racing Oct 23, 2016

Favorite Satono Diamond eases to Kikka-sho title

Favorite Satono Diamond sprung to claim the last race of the Japanese triple crown on Sunday, clocking 3 minutes, 3.3 seconds to capture the Kikka-sho by 2½ lengths over 3,000 meters at Kyoto Racecource. The 3-year-old colt deliberately moved up through the field, moved outside ...