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  • Hip 37, by Deep Impact, sold for the highest price of Y180 million ($1.46 million) July 14.

    Weemissfrankie Filly Leads Japan Foal Sale

    A Deep Impact filly out of U.S. grade I winner Weemissfrankie sold for the highest price of ¥180 million ($1.46 million) July 14 at the foal session of the Japan Racing Horse Association select sale in Hokkaido.

  • Hip 108, by Tapit, in the ring during the JRHA Yearling Sale.

    Tapit Colt a Hit at Yearling Sale in Japan

    Central Kentucky operation WinStar Farm bought three yearlings and a Tapit colt was a hit at a record-setting edition of the Japan Racing Horse Association's select yearling sale July 13 in Hokkaido.

  • JRA Reports Farms OK But Tracks Damaged

    Reports from different areas of Japan have so far indicated no major farm damage on Hokkaido as a result of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. Tracks and OTBs in the Northeast district have been damaged.

  • Changes Made in Japanese Auction

    The Japan Racing Horse Association has changed its format for the July select foal and yearling sale for 2010. There will be two days of selling instead of three at the Northern Horse Park on the Japanese island of Hokkaido and more yearlings will be offered.

  • Gross, Average Decline at Japan Foal Sale

    The Japan Racing Horse Association (JRHA) foal sale suffered downturns of 33.1% in gross and 32.3% in average during its two-day run that ended July 15 at the Northern Horse Park on the Japanese island of Hokkaido. The three-day gross for the foal and yearling sales combined was down 21.4% from the previous year and the average fell 21.9%.

  • Deep Impact's Half-Brother Makes Big Impact

    A half-brother to two-time Japanese Horse of the Year Deep Impact was the star of the opening session of the Japan Racing Horse Association foal sale, bringing the highest price of 165-million yen (approximately $1,736,842 in U.S. funds) July 14 at the Northern Horse Park on the Japanese island of Hokkaido.

  • Rock of Gibraltar Colt Tops Japan Sale

    A Rock of Gibraltar colt brought 145 million yen (approximately $1,567,161) July 13 to top the Japanese Racing Horse Association yearling sale, which turned in a solid performance at the Northern Horse Park on the Japanese island of Hokkaido.

  • Japanese Sale Has 161 Yearlings, 336 Foals

    The Japan Racing Horse Association has cataloged 161 yearlings and 336 foals for its July select sale. The auction will be held at the Northern Horse Park on the island of Hokkaido, with the yearlings being offered July 13 and the foals being offered July 14-15.

  • JRHA Sale Set for July 14-16

    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.

  • Japan Sale to Offer 170 Yearlings, 310 Foals

    The Japanese Racing Horse Association will conduct a select sale of Japanese-bred yearlings and foals July 10-12 at the Northern Horse Park on the Japanese island of Hokkaido.

  • JRHA Adding Yearlings to July Sale

    The Japan Racing Horse Association (JRHA) has announced a new format for the July select sale next year that will include yearlings along with foals.

  • Japan Foal Sale Will Have 315 Lots

    The Japan Racing Horse Association (JRHA) has catalogued 315 foals for its select foal sale, which will be held July 11 and 12 at the Northern Horse Park on Hokkaido.