(Edited JRHA press release)
The Japan Racing Horse Association has cataloged 162 yearlings and 335 foals for its July select sale, which will be held at the Northern Horse Park on the Japanese island of Hokkaido. The yearlings will be offered July 14, and the foals will go through the auction ring July 15 and 16.
The foals will include 38 offspring from the first crop of Deep Impact, Japan’s Horse of the Year in 2005 and 2006. The 6-year-old son of Sunday Silence also swept Japan’s Triple Crown in 2005.
The sale catalog can be viewed online at www.JRHA.or.jp/eng/ beginning June 12. Printed catalogs will be available starting June 23.