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The son of American Pharoah may represent Japan in the Kentucky Derby in September
By Anne Marie Duff on 26 June 2020
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The outstanding Japanese mare seeks her eighth Group 1 win in the Yasuda Kinen over a mile at Tokyo
By Anne Marie Duff on 05 June 2020
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The unbeaten filly overcame a bad position to finish with a flourish and win her second classic
By Anne Marie Duff on 29 May 2020
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Daring Tact bids to win her second classic of season in Toyko on Sunday
By Anne Marie Duff on 22 May 2020
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The impressive winner became the third son of the deceased champion sire Deep Impact and the 11th grandson of Sunday Silence to win the Satsuki Sho
By James Butler on 24 April 2020
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The unbeaten Deep Impact colt's three victories have included the Grade 1 Hopeful Stakes over the Nakayama course and distance and he heads the market for the colts' classic
By Anne Marie Duff on 17 April 2020
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In a low key year for the classic generation, Sottsass is the lowest rated champion in this division since these ranking came into being
By Ryan McElligott on 24 January 2020
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It was a season where Japanese horses make a big impact on the international scene with wins by Almond Eye, Deirdre and Lys Gracieux - James Butler recaps the domestic scene from 2019
By James Butler on 27 December 2019
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There were two Group 1 races in Japan recently and Ryan Moore notched-up a win in one of them
By James Butler on 20 December 2019
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Lucky Lilac made a long awaited return to the winner’s enclosure in the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth II Cup; Thunder Snow has joined the Japanese stallion ranks
By James Butler on 15 November 2019
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The Takashi Saito-trained filly gained a Group 1 reward for her consistency and a top-level win for her sire, Bago
By James Butler on 18 October 2019
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The classic-winning three-year-old was an impressive winner of the Kobe Shimbun Hai, setting up the possibility of a mouth-watering clash between himself and Japanese super-filly Almond Eye
By James Butler on 27 September 2019
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The four-year-old Raven's Pass colt beat the 17-year-old race record time in winning impressively
By James Butler on 13 September 2019
The Aidan O'Brien-trained Group 1 stars Japan and Magical are in the mix for next month's Qipco Irish Champion Stakes, as is the Roger Charlton-trained rising star Headman
By Irish Field Contributor on 25 August 2019
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The red hot pace that developed early in the straight had a huge effect on the International Stakes
By Simon Rowlands on 23 August 2019
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Some big name jockeys from around the world are set to converge on Sapporo racecourse this weekend for the Shergar Cup style event
By James Butler on 23 August 2019
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Aidan O'Brien's Japan got the better of Crystal Ocean in a battling finish for the Juddmonte International Stakes at York
By Rory Delargy on 23 August 2019
Japan edged out Crystal Ocean in a thrilling finish to the Juddmonte International Stakes at York on Wednesday
By Irish Field Contributor on 21 August 2019
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Aidan O'Brien gives the lowdown on some of his big contenders for Longines Irish Champions Weekend
By Ronan Groome on 16 August 2019
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Japan could be the best middle-distance three-year-old in Europe, but it is difficult to be sure
By Simon Rowlands on 19 July 2019
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