Saturnalia wins Satsuki-sho

More Sports / Horse Racing Apr 14, 2019

Saturnalia wins Satsuki-sho

No. 1 favorite Saturnalia pulled away from a tight pack of contenders to win the Satsuki-sho, the last Japanese Classic of the Heisei Era, on Sunday. Saturnalia, ridden by French jockey Christophe Lemaire, edged fourth pick Velox by a head at Nakayama Racecourse with Danon ...

Seventh-favorite Epoca d'Oro wins Satsuki-sho

More Sports / Horse Racing 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 ...

Al Ain claims Satsuki-sho crown

More Sports / Horse Racing Apr 16, 2017

Al Ain claims Satsuki-sho crown

Ninth favorite Al Ain won the 77th running of the Satsuki-sho on Sunday at Nakayama Racecourse, covering the 2,000-meter course in a record 1 minute, 57.8 seconds. Jockey Kohei Matsuyama secured his first Grade 1 win in his nine-year career, steering Al Ain behind the ...

Dee Majesty claims Satsuki-sho victory

More Sports / Horse Racing Apr 17, 2016

Dee Majesty claims Satsuki-sho victory

Eighth favorite Dee Majesty pulled away down the stretch to win the 76th running of the Satsuki-sho on Sunday. With Masayoshi Ebina aboard, Dee Majesty stormed past leader Leontes to cross the finish line in blustery conditions at Nakayama Racecourse in a time of 1 ...