Keyword: Kyoto racecourse

  • Hiruno d'Amour wins the Emporer's Cup Spring.

    Hiruno d'Amour Prevails in Tenno Sho Spring

    Hiruno d'Amour completed a father-son double in the $3.2 million Tenno Sho Spring (Jpn-I) May 1 at Kyoto Racecourse, matching his sire Manhattan Cafe while landing his first grade I by a half-length over Eishin Flash.

  • A Shin Forward in the Japan Mile.

    New York-Bred A Shin Forward Wins Japan Mile

    Lightly regarded A Shin Forward took the lead 100 meters from the wire and held off favored Danon Yoyo in a driving finish to win the $2.3 million Mile Championship (Jpn-I) at Japan's Kyoto Racecourse Nov. 21.

  • Little Amapola Takes Japan's QE II Cup

    Little Amapola burst to the lead with 200 yards to go and defeated favored Kawakami Princess by 1 1/2 lengths in the $1.77 million Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Cup (Jpn-I) at Kyoto Racecourse Nov. 16.

  • Deep Impact Makes Last Japan Start Saturday

    Champion Deep Impact will make his last appearance in Japan late Saturday night in the Takarazuka Kinen (Jpn-I) before embarking on an overseas trip to France for the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) at Longchamp Oct. 1.

  • Sweep Tosho Triumphs in Japan's QE II Cup

    Sweep Tosho capped a remarkable year with a grade I victory on Sunday, catching Osumi Haruka at the wire to win the 30th Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Cup.