Keyword: Tenno Sho (Spring)

  • Kitasan Black finished in course record that was nearly a full second better than Deep Impact's time from 11 years prior

    Kitasan Black Dominates in Tenno Sho

    Kitasan Black, reigning Japanese Horse of the Year, dominated a tough field in the Tenno Sho Spring (G1) at Kyoto April 30, chasing down the runaway leader and sweeping to a 1 1/4-length victory.

  • Fenomeno wins the Tenno Sho.
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    Fenomeno Shows Staying Power in Tenno Sho

    With stamina to spare as he crossed the finish line, Fenomeno won the US$3,437,000 Tenno Sho (Spring) (Jpn-I) from Tosen Ra and globetrotter Red Cadeaux in a breakthrough victory April 28 at Kyoto.

  • 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.

  • Admire Jupiter Orbits Tenno Sho Spring

    Admire Jupiter, one of four horses entered by owner Riichi Kondo, held off defending champion Meisho Samson by a head to win the US$2.4 million Tenno Sho (Spring) before 81,760 at Kyoto Racecourse May 4.