“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...
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.
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.
“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.
After collecting five medals at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics, the Japan delegation captain puts herself on course to replicate that sterling achievement on the ski...
Takeshi Yokoyama and the 3-year-old bay colt made a strategic late surge and took the lead with about 4 seconds remaining.
The lucrative race delivers a high-profile event to cap the Japanese racing calendar each year.
With Yuichi Fukunaga controlling the reins, the Deep Impact-sired brown colt rides off into retirement with a high-profile victory in his final race.
Successful foreign horses, trainers and jockeys have helped raise the event’s global profile since it began more than 40 years ago.
The 4-year-old overcame a slow start in the 2,200-meter race to earn her first Japan Racing Association Grade I victory.
The 3-year-old colt beat favorite Contrail by a length to secure the top prize, with the jockey joining his father and grandfather as winners of the...