Keyword: Takaya Shimakawa

  • Snitzel Colt New Easter Sale Topper at $2.2M

    Top of the market buyers continued to spend on day two of the Inglis Australian Easter yearling sale April 8 as six horses each broke the seven-figure mark, led by a son of Snitzel for $2.2 million (US$1,695,391).

  • Hip 51 was sold at the top price of ¥250,000,000 ($3,137,880)

    Record Gross for JRHA Yearling Sale

    Topped by a Deep Impact colt, the yearling session of the Japan Racing Horse Association's Select Sale produced a record gross during the July 9 session at Northern Horse Park in Hokkaido, Japan.

  • Tosen Jordan partnered with Italian jockey Nicola Pinna to upset a strong field in the 2011 Emperor's Cup at Tokyo Racecourse.

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    Tosen Jordan Smashes Japanese Mark at Tokyo

    Tosen Jordan partnered with Italian jockey Nicola Pinna to upset a strong field in the 2011 Emperor's Cup at Tokyo Racecourse Oct. 30 in record time. Defending champion and race favorite Buena Vista finished fourth.

  • 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.

  • Sunday Silence colt, sold for nearly $2.8 million at Japanese sale.

    Sunday Silence Colt Brings Nearly $2.8 Million In Japan

    A full brother to Japanese champions Dance Partner and Dance in the Dark brought the top price of 335 million yen (approximately $2,791,667) as the Japan Racing Horse Association select foal sale ended its two-day run on Tuesday.