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  • Yoshida looks to rebound from his defeat as the favorite in the Belmont Derby Invitational Stakes

    Balanced Field Set for Hall of Fame Stakes

    On the day a new set of Racing Hall of Fame inductees are installed, a few connections look to add to their resumes in the $200,000 National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes (G2T) going 1 1/16 miles at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 4.

  • Co-owner Sol Kumin called Yoshida "the one to beat" in the Belmont Derby Invitational

    Yoshida Steps Up for Belmont Derby

    WinStar Farm and Head of Plains Partners' Yoshida will get his class tested July 8, but considering what he's done on the racetrack so far, the Japanese-bred might have the most upside in a stout Belmont Derby Invitational (G1T) field.

  • Recruiting Ready, with Horacio Karamanos aboard, wins the Chick Lang

    Recruiting Ready's Chick Lang Win Popular With Locals

    They raised the roof on the large Under Armour hospitality tent in the Pimlico Race Course infield after Recruiting Ready sprinted to victory for owner Sagamore Farm in the Maker’s Mark Chick Lang Stakes on the May 20 Preakness (G1) undercard.

  • Gentildonna winning the Japan Cup.
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    Gentildonna Noses Out Orfevre in Japan Cup

    In a battle between Triple Crown winners, Gentildonna became the first 3-year-old filly to win the Japan Cup (Jpn-I) when she took on favored Orfevre in a furious stretch duel and edged the older colt by a nose.

  • Dark Shadow

    American Bloodlines Dominate Japan Cup

    When the 17 horses enter the starting gate at Tokyo Racecourse Nov. 25 for the 32nd Japan Cup (Jpn-I), nearly every one of them will bring North American bloodlines to the task.

  • 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.

  • Neo Universe Colt Tops Japan Foal Sale

    A full brother to 2009 Japanese Derby (Jpn-I)`winner Logi Universe brought a top bid of 112,000,000 yen (US$1,244,444) to top the foal session of the two-day select sale conducted by Japan Racing Horse Association.

  • War Emblem

    War Emblem Filly Scores Big in Japan

    Black Emblem, a daughter of Eclipse Award winner and dual classic winner War Emblem, scored the biggest win of her career when she won the Shuka Sho (Jpn-I) Oct. 19 at Kyoto for owner Kunio Tahara.

  • Hip 423 was the July 16 session's highest price at the JHRA Select sale.

    Japanese Market Gets Reality Check

    Even as Deep Impact continued to set a lively pace with many of his foals selling strongly during the final session of the Japan Racing Horse Association select sale on July 16, a hard reality emerged from beneath the flashy headlines.

  • The JHRA yearling sales topper, a son of Agnes Tachyon.

    Japan Sale Has Foreign Flavor

    Even before the Japan Racing Horse Association select sale hummed into action on July 14 with the sing-song chant of the auctioneer, a new era in the Japanese bloodstock market had officially begun.

  • War Emblem at Shadai Stallion Station in Japan

    War Emblem Making Progress

    Moved to a tranquil area away from other stallions and shielded from most visitors, temperamental champion and dual classic winner War Emblem now spends his days in a quiet grassy paddock over looking fields containing grazing mares and foals.

  • War Emblem

    War Emblem Showing Promise

    Hope continues to spring in abundance, if perhaps not eternally, at the Shadai Stallion Station in Japan that War Emblem will overcome his mysterious disdain for breeding.

  • War Emblem

    First Stakes Winner for War Emblem

    Champion War Emblem, who has experienced breeding difficulties at stud in Japan, was represented by his first stakes winner when Shonan Alba pulled away in the stretch to win the Feb. 11 Kyodo News Service Hai at Tokyo.

  • Weaning half brother to multiple group I winner Admire Moon sold for a session-topping 300 million yen at the JRHA select sale on Tuesday.

    Kondo's Spree Highlights JRHA Foal Session

    Firing bids like a machine gun, Riichi Kondo continued his aggressive buying spree at the Japan Racing Horse Association select sale on Tuesday, grabbing another half brother to his multiple group I winner Admire Moon for a session-topping 300 million yen ($2,631,578).

  • Deep Impact Ready for Stallion Duty in Japan

    Great expectations are hovering over Japanese Triple Crown winner Deep Impact as he prepares for his first season at stud, with Shadai Stallion Station officials hoping he will help ignite global interest in Japanese-bred horses.

  • Agnes Gold to Lambholm South

    Agnes Gold, a stakes-winning son of Sunday Silence, is moving from his native Japan to stand the 2007 breeding season at Roy Lerman's Lambholm South in Reddick, Fla.

  • Japanese Champion Heart's Cry Retired to Shadai

    Heart's Cry, the sole horse to beat star performer Deep Impact in Japan, has been retired from racing to stand at the Yoshida family's Shadai Stallion Station on the island of Hokkaido.

  • Champion War Emblem's First Winner

    War Emblem, champion 3-year-old male of 2002 after winning the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Preakness Stakes (gr. I), was represented by his first winner Nov. 26.

  • Alondite beats favored Seeking the Dia to win the Japan Cup Dirt.

    El Condor Pasa Colt Alondite Wins Japan Cup Dirt

    Alondite recorded his fifth consecutive victory of 2006 in Saturday's $2.4-million Japan Cup Dirt (Jpn-I), benefiting from a ground-saving ride under Hiroki Goto to win by 1 1/4-lengths over favored Seeking the Dia.

  • Deep Impact to Stand at Shadai for Record Syndication

    Japanese Horse of the Year Deep Impact, who finished third in this year's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe Lucien Barriere (Fr-I) in front of a cheering throng of Japanese supporters, will enter stud at the Yoshida family's Shadai Stallion Station for the highest syndication price ever for a Japanese stallion.

  • Record Price at Tattersalls Breeze-Up Sale

    Records tumbled at Tattersalls' 18th annual breeze-up sale in Newmarket, <br>England, with the 625,000 guineas for a Green Desert colt being the <br>highest amount ever paid at a European 2-year-olds in training auction.

  • Deep Impact Wins Japan Triple Crown

    A record crowd of nearly 137,000 people at Kyoto Racecourse Oct. 23 witnessed Japan's sixth Triple Crown winner, the first in 11 years and only the second to have captured the series unbeaten.

  • Arc Winner Helissio to Northern Ireland

    Helissio, who won the 1996 Forte Meridien Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) for Enrique Sarasola, has been purchased by Alfred Buller's Scarvagh House Stud from the Yoshida family's Shadai Stallion Station.

  • Japanese Stallion Northern Taste Dead

    Northern Taste, a legendary Japanese stallion whose leadership was taken over by Sunday Silence, died Dec. 11 from complications from the infirmities of old age.

  • Japanese Stallion Jade Robbery Dead

    Jade Robbery, a French group I winner and later a successful sire in Japan, died May 15 following abdominal surgery for a twisted intestine and adhesions of the colon.

  • War Emblem, has covered nearly 50 mares this year.

    Switcheroo Seems to Be Working With War Emblem

    War Emblem, who experienced difficulties breeding mares at the Yoshida family's Shadai Stallion Station in Japan in 2003 during his first season at stud, has covered nearly 50 mares at the farm this year.

  • Falbrav ended his career on a winning note in the Hong Kong Cup.

    Falbrav Says Farewell with Hong Kong Cup Romp

    International star Falbrav bid an end to his race career Sunday afternoon before a cheering throng of 59,000 at Sha Tin Racecourse. The reason for the cheers was an impressive two-length victory in the HK$18 million Hong Kong Cup (HK-I) at 2,000 meters (1 1/4 miles).

  • Twining to Shadai in Japan

    Tom Simon's Vinery announced that successful stallion Twining will not return to the Lexington farm following the conclusion of his current stallion duties at Vinery Australia, and instead will shuttle to the Yoshida family's Shadai Stallion Station in Japan for the 2004 breeding season.

  • Kentucky Derby winner War Emblem.

    War Emblem Taken Over by Insurance Firms

    Kentucky Derby winner War Emblem, who experienced difficulties at the Yoshida family's Shadai Stallion Station during his first season at stud this year, has been transferred to the insurance companies.

  • Classic winner War Emblem to stand 2003 season in Japan.

    War Emblem Headed to Japan to Stand at Stud in 2003

    Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner War Emblem will head to Japan to begin stud duties in 2003 at the Shadai Stallion Station, the powerhouse operation run by the Yoshida family. Shadai recently lost three major stallions in Sunday Silence, El Condor Pasa, and End Sweep.

  • Kentucky Derby winner and leading Japanese stallion Sunday Silence.

    Report From Japan: On-the-Scene Account of Sunday Silence's Battle

    HAYAKITA, HOKKAIDO, JAPAN (August 13) -- It's the ninth anniversary of the death of Zenya Yoshida, the founder of Shadai Farm. Rain has fallen for most of the day, growing stronger toward evening and the mood is grim at Shadai Stallion Station. In a barn set back from the others, a barn that was especially built to accommodate the aging Northern Taste, Sunday Silence battles what appear to be his longest odds yet.