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 ...

Mozu Katchan captures Queen Elizabeth II Cup

More Sports / Horse Racing Nov 12, 2017

Mozu Katchan captures Queen Elizabeth II Cup

Mozu Katchan, the fifth favorite, won the 42nd running of the Queen Elizabeth II Cup on Sunday by a neck over Crocosmia. With Mirco Demuro aboard, the three-year-old filly covered 2.2 km on turf at Kyoto Racecourse in 2 minutes, 14.3 seconds to capture its ...

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 ...

Satono Crown takes Takarazuka Kinen title

More Sports / Horse Racing Jun 25, 2017

Satono Crown takes Takarazuka Kinen title

Mirco Demuro-ridden third pick Satono Crown won the Takarazuka Kinen on Sunday for his second career Grade 1 victory. The 5-year-old stallion came from behind and overpowered the field over the stretch run, coming home in 2 minutes, 11.4 seconds over 2,200 meters at Hanshin ...

More Sports / Horse Racing Dec 6, 2015

Sambista captures Champions Cup

Twelfth favorite Sambista surged clear up the straight for a 1-1/2 length victory at the Champions Cup on Sunday. Italian jockey Mirco Demuro steered the 6-year-old mare to her first-ever G1 victory on the JRA circuit in a time of 1 minute, 50.4 seconds in ...