Christophe Lemaire guides her to an exciting victory in the 83rd Yushun Himba.
“As today’s race included a very strong field, it was like a dream for a white horse to be able to win a G1 race at...
Yuga Kawada collected his 20th career Japan Racing Association Grade I win, taking the lead with 100 meters remaining in a pulsating performance.
As jockey Christophe Lemaire’s horse runs out of steam, 80-1 Rich Strike claims the second-biggest upset in race history.
Japanese thoroughbred Crown Pride’s jockey for the 148th Run for the Roses has always wanted to compete in the iconic American race.
Kazuo Yokoyama joins his father and grandfather as winners of the prestigious race.
Deep Bond returns to the spotlight after a runner-up finish in last year’s race, a 3,200-meter test of speed and endurance.
Yuichi Fukunaga pilots the 3-year-old colt to a dramatic victory at the wire in the first leg of this year’s Japanese Triple Crown.
The Japan Racing Association’s current season features 24 Grade I races at the nation’s racecourses between February and December.
After a pair of Breeders’ Cup wins in 2021, there have been increased expectations for big results from Japan-bred thoroughbreds competing in major international events.
“As the level of Japanese racehorses has increased over the years, I’ve been really proud to showcase it on the global stage,” trainer Yoshito Yahagi said.
Takeshi Yokoyama and the 3-year-old bay colt made a strategic late surge and took the lead with about 4 seconds remaining.