The favorite, Stars on Earth, finished third, sprinting from near the back of the pack into contention over the final stretch of the 2,000-meter race.
“I’m glad that we were able to hold the series this year and that foreign jockeys were able to join us.” ー Yutaka Take, winning jockey.
"I would like to take a leap forward with my experience of winning this time," Agu said after securing Japan’s first-ever stage victory on the tour.
After placing runner-up to Schnell Meister at the 2021 NHK Mile Cup, jockey Kenichi Ikezoe reversed the order in this high-stakes race.
The winning duo finished in a race-record 2 minutes, 21.9 seconds, earning Take his sixth Japanese Derby title.
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...
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...