Coming off his victory in last year's Japan Cup Dirt (Jpn-I), Transcend proved a popular winner of the February Stakes Feb. 20 at Tokyo Racecourse, tallying by 1 1/2 lengths in the first grade I event of the season.
- Dark Bay or Brown Filly
- Born 2005
Favored Transcend went gate to wire in spite of pressure to win the $3 million Japan Cup Dirt (Jpn-I) by a neck at Hanshin Racecourse Dec. 5.
|Trainer||Julio C. Canani|
|Jockey||Jose Valdivia, Jr.|
|Owner||Mercedes Stable, LLC|
|Breeder||Mercedes Stables LLC|
|Birdie Birdie View Five-Cross Pedigree||El Prado (IRE)||Sadler's Wells|
|Dominique's Show||Theatrical (IRE)|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Broodmare||Nursery Place||Paramount Sales, agent||$160,000|
|Mind Your Biscuits|
|Highland Reel (IRE)|
|A Red Tie Day|