2017 News

November 25, 2017


Training Report of Foreign Entries
Japan Autumn International
The 37th Japan Cup (G1)

November 25, 2017 (Saturday)

<At Tokyo Racecourse>

Weather: Fine
Going: Good (dirt course), Firm (turf course)


Idaho (IRE, C4, bay)

- jogged right-handed 1/2 lap, cantered left-handed 3/4 lap (dirt course)
(exercised from 6:30 to 6:45, ridden by Ben Dalton)

“Like yesterday, we walked him through the saddling area and the paddock for about half an hour before going out on the tracks. I’m very happy with him, he’s getting better and better and today he was perfect.”

(comments taken from assistant trainer Thomas Comerford)

Guignol (GER, H5, dark bay or brown)

- cantered 1 lap (turf course)
(exercised from 7:37 to 7:41, ridden by Michael Cadeddu)

“We let him canter on the turf today, just to keep him fresh. The horse is relaxed and is in very good form.”

(comments taken from trainer Jean-Pierre Carvalho)


Iquitos (GER, H5, bay)

hand-walked in the stable area

“We just hand-walked him today and the horse is in good condition. He is fully prepared for the race and everything is in good order.”

(comments taken from assistant trainer Janina Reese)

Iquitos (GER, H5, bay)

- cantered 1-1/4 laps (dirt course)
(exercised from 7:07 to 7:18, ridden by Dara O’Meachair)

“His work was kept light this morning—we wanted him to relax and he’s in very good condition
I understand that we’re up against tough competition from the Japanese runners, but Boom Time has been tuned up well and hopefully he’ll show us a good race.”

(comments taken from trainer David Hayes)

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