Bright Valour, declared the winner of last year's Hanshin after the post-race disqualification of Yankee Victor, covered the mile on a muddy track in 1:36.21 and paid $5.40, $3.20, and $2.80. Apt to Be returned $5 and $4.20. Castlewood paid $8 to show. The winning exacta returned $31.20.
Bright Valour earned $60,000 for Lazy Lane Farms Inc. for the win, his eight in 15 career starts. Bright Valour (Wild Again--Burnished Bright, by Well Decorated) is trained by Albert M. Stall Jr. and was bred in Kentucky by Jaime S. Carrion, Trustee.The Hanshin Cup is an exchange race with the Japan Racing Association, which runs an Arlington-titled stakes race each year at the Hanshin Race Course. (Chart, Equibase)