Kitasan Black held off a determined rally by Satono Crown to eke out a narrow victory in the grade 1 Tenno Sho (Autumn) Oct. 29 on a rainy day at Tokyo Racecourse.
Satono Crown (JPN)
|Marju (IRE)||Last Tycoon (IRE)|
|Flame of Tara (IRE)|
|La Joconde (GB)|
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Kitasan Black, the 2016 Japanese Horse of the Year and last year's Japan Cup (G1) winner, is the standout in the 1 1/2-mile Takarazuka Kinen (G1) at Hanshin Racecourse June 25, for an automatic berth into the Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (G1T).