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...
Duramente’s offspring led from start to finish, giving jockey Takeshi Yokoyama his second career Grade 1 victory.
It was jockey Yuichi Fukunaga’s third Japanese Derby victory. Shahryar became the seventh Deep Impact-sired thoroughbred to win the Tokyo Yushun.