FEBRUARY STAKES (G1)

Race 11 at Tokyo on February 21, 2010

  • Grade I
  • 1M
  • $18,432,000
  • 4 yo's & up Unkown Sex Restriction
  • 7:00 PM
  • 1:34.90
Order of Finish
1

Espoir City (JPN)

Gold Allure (JPN)  – Eminent City (JPN)

5YO

$97,444,000
  • J:SATO
  • T:ADACHI
  • B:IKUCHISE BOKUJO
  • O:YUSHUN HORSE
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: D
  • Sire: Gold Allure (JPN) , Chestnut, 1999. Lifetime: 59 yearlings sold, median $150,632.
  • Broodmare Sire: Brian's Time , Dark Bay or Brown, 1985.
2

Testa Matta

Tapit  – Difficult

4YO

$38,984,000
  • J:IWATA
  • T:MURAYAMA
  • B:Waterford Farm
  • O:KAZUMI YOSHIDA
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: A++
  • Sire: Tapit , Gray or Roan, 2001. Lifetime: 552 yearlings sold, median $172,500.
  • Broodmare Sire: Concern , Bay, 1991.
  • Sale History: 2007 KEESEP, $20,000; 2008 BARMAR, $60,000.
3

Success Brocken (JPN)

Symboli Kris S  – Success Beauty (JPN)

5YO

$24,492,000
  • J:UCHIDA
  • T:FUJIWARA
  • B:TETSU TAKASHIMA
  • O:TETSU TAKASHIMA
  • Margin:
  • TrueNicks: D
  • Sire: Symboli Kris S , Dark Bay or Brown, 1999. Lifetime: 36 yearlings sold, median $261,881.
  • Broodmare Sire: Sunday Silence , Dark Bay or Brown, 1986.
4

4YO

  • J:UNKNOWN
  • T:UNKNOWN
  • B:UNKNOWN
  • O:UNKNOWN
5

4YO

  • J:UNKNOWN
  • T:UNKNOWN
  • B:UNKNOWN
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6

7YO

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  • T:UNKNOWN
  • B:UNKNOWN
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7

6YO

  • J:UNKNOWN
  • T:UNKNOWN
  • B:UNKNOWN
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8

9YO

  • J:UNKNOWN
  • T:UNKNOWN
  • B:UNKNOWN
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9

4YO

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  • T:UNKNOWN
  • B:UNKNOWN
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10

4YO

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11

6YO

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  • T:UNKNOWN
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12

4YO

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13

8YO

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14

6YO

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15

7YO

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SCR
Keeneland Sales Graduate denotes Keeneland Sales Graduate
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    A Trio of Sire Firsts

    Freshman sires Espoir City and Lethal Force get their first winners, while second-crop sire Bated Breath gets his first black-type stakes winner.

  • Copano Rickey wins the February Stakes.
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    Upsetter Copano Rickey Rocks February Stakes

    Japan's first group I race of the year was won in fine style by Copano Rickey, who pulled off a massive upset with his half-length triumph over Hokko Tarumae in the February Stakes Feb. 23 at Tokyo Racecourse.

  • Grape Brandy wins the February Stakes.
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    Grape Brandy Swoops to February Stakes Win

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  • Dirt Stars to Be Tested in Tokyo Daishoten

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  • Transcend in the 2011 February Stakes.

    Transcend Popular Winner of February Stakes

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    'Lucky' Likes What He Sees at Churchill

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  • Haynesfield

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    The Breeders' Cup Work Tab for Oct. 31

    With the morning temperature about 10 degrees warmer than the 34 reading the day before, more than a dozen contenders for the Breeders' Cup World Championships completed their works at Churchill Downs on Oct. 31.

  • Classic contender Espoir City arrives at Churchill Downs.

    Espoir City Arrives at Churchill

    The Yushun Horse Club's Japan-based star Espoir City arrived at Churchill Downs Oct. 19 for a run in the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I)), settling in his stall in the quarantine barn early in the morning.

  • Espoir City, Japan's champion dirt horse last year, got his 2010 campaign off to a great start by easily winning the February Stakes at Tokyo.

    Dubai-Bound Espoir City Captures February S.

    Heavy favorite Espoir City, Japan's champion dirt horse last year, got his 2010 campaign off to a great start by easily winning the US$2.2 million February Stakes, the first grade I race of the season Feb. 21 at Tokyo.

  • Espoir City, with jockey Tetsuzo Sato, crosses the finish line to win the Japan Cup Dirt at Hanshin Race Course in Japan.

    Espoir City Runs Away With Japan Cup Dirt

    Favored Espoir City became the 10th champion of the Japan Cup Dirt Dec. 6 at Hanshin Racecourse, going wire-to-wire from the rail post to finish 3 1/2 lengths ahead of Silk Mobius for his first group I victory.

  • Success Brocken Surprises Casino Drive

    The torch was passed from dirt champions Kane Hekili and Vermilion when Success Brocken edged Casino Drive by a neck in record time while winning the $2.2 million February Stakes (Jpn-I) before 70,000 at Tokyo Race Course Feb. 22.

  • Vermilion winning the Japan Dirt Cup (JPN-I).

    Vermilion On Target; World Cup Next

    Favored Vermilion, Japan's champion dirt horse last year, dominated the field in his debut for 2008 with a 1 3/4-length win in the February Stakes (Jpn-I) at Tokyo racecourse Feb. 24 before a crowd of 53,029.

  • Son of Hennessy Takes Tokyo's February Stakes

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