• A Shin Hikari blitzes past top rivals, takes second straight Grade 1
  • 2016 Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby) (G1) - Preview
  • 2016 Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby)(G1) - Nominated Horse Ratings
  • Race Favorite Sinhalite Powers to Victory in Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks)
  • Lani shows late speed, finishes 5th in Preakness Stakes
  • JRA Race Programme [Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) (G1) day races - May 22]
  • 2016 Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) (G1) - comments from runners' connections
  • Data Analysis for the Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby)
  • 2016 Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) (G1) - Preview
  • 7-Year-Old Straight Girl Defends Victoria Mile Title in Record Time
  • JRA Race Programme [Victoria Mile (G1) day races - May 15]
  • 2016 Victoria Mile (G1) - comments from runners' connections
  • Data Analysis for the Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks)
  • 2016 Victoria Mile (G1) - Preview
  • Major Emblem Posts Wire-to-Wire Victory Against Colts in NHK Mile Cup
  • Lani finishes 9th in Kentucky Derby
  • Data Analysis for the 2016 Victoria Mile
  • Maurice romps to Champions Mile victory
  • Kitasan Black Captures Tenno Sho (Spring) Title in Nail-Biting Duel
  • Maurice sets sights on fourth G1 jewel
  • Queen Elizabeth II Cup: Lovely Day 4th; best of Japanese runners in Hong Kong
  • Deep Impact Colts Dominate the Top Three with Dee Majesty Setting Record Time in This Year's Satsuki Sho
  • Oju Chosan Swoops Past Favorite for Nakayama Grand Jump Victory
  • Summary of the Thoroughbred Sale of 2015
  • Summary of Sires results for 2015
  • Jeweler Gives Sire Victoire Pisa First G1 Title in 2016 Oka Sho
  • Race Favorite Big Arthur Captures First Grade-race Title in the G1 Takamatsunomiya Kinen
  • Real Steel triumphs in Dubai Turf, Lani tops UAE Derby, as Japanese runners rake in wins at Meydan
  • Exclusive Topics for Horse Racing in Japan - Spring Edition -
  • 2015 JRA Awards - Maurice Earns 2015 Horse of the Year with a Perfect Season
  • 2015 NAR Grand Prix Happy Sprint awarded Horse of the Year for second time
  • Japan Autumn International series

A Shin Hikari blitzes past top rivals, takes second straight Grade 1

A Shin Hikari, which shocked the global racing scene with his runaway victory in the Hong Kong Cup last December, was at his best again on Tuesday at Chantilly Racecourse, ...

2016 Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby) (G1) - Preview

The 83rd running of the Tokyo Yushun, or Japanese Derby, is the second leg of Japan's Triple Crown of racing and will be held on Sunday, May 29. ...

2016 Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby)(G1) - Nominated Horse Ratings

Race Favorite Sinhalite Powers to Victory in Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks)

Race favorite Sinhalite showed her strength in dominating the Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks), claiming her first G1 title and second grade-race victory. After three wins in a row from her two-year-old debut in October,...

Lani shows late speed, finishes 5th in Preakness Stakes

The second leg of the American Triple Crown, Xpressbet.com Preakness Stakes, was held at Pimlico Race Course on Saturday, May 21, and Japan-trained Lani finished 5th in the 11-horse field. ...

JRA Race Programme [Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) (G1) day races - May 22]

2016 Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) (G1) - comments from runners' connections

Data Analysis for the Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby)

2016 Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) (G1) - Preview

After two top flight mile races at Tokyo Racecourse, the Grade 1 Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) – the third Classic race of the year at the same Tokyo venue – will be run on Sunday, May 22. ...

7-Year-Old Straight Girl Defends Victoria Mile Title in Record Time

Defending champion and seventh favorite Straight Girl coasted to a convincing victory to become the second mare to claim two Victoria Mile titles in a row, following Verxina in 2013 and 2014,...

JRA Race Programme [Victoria Mile (G1) day races - May 15]

2016 Victoria Mile (G1) - comments from runners' connections

Data Analysis for the Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks)

2016 Victoria Mile (G1) - Preview

Major Emblem beat over a dozen colts to the finish line in the NHK Mile Cup on Sunday, May 8 in a fitting Mother's Day tribute to the fairer sex. However,...

Major Emblem Posts Wire-to-Wire Victory Against Colts in NHK Mile Cup

Sent to post race favorite in her first G1 test against male foes, Major Emblem won wire-to-wire to become only the fourth female runner to win the NHK Mile Cup—the last female winner was Pink Cameo in 2007. ...

Lani finishes 9th in Kentucky Derby

UAE Derby winner Lani finished 9th in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands on May 7 at Churchill Downs. The first Japanese-trained colt to challenge....

Data Analysis for the 2016 Victoria Mile

Maurice romps to Champions Mile victory

Maurice, Japan's champion top miler for 2015, gave yet another exhilarating, emphatic performance in Hong Kong on May 1 as he clinched the Grade 1 Champions Mile at Sha Tin....

Kitasan Black Captures Tenno Sho (Spring) Title in Nail-Biting Duel

Kitasan Black under Yutaka Take, dominated this year's Tenno Sho (Spring) by four centimeters in a photo-finish to notch the title from last year's third-place finisher Curren Mirotic.

Maurice sets sights on fourth G1 jewel

Japan racing fans will not only be looking to Kyoto Racecourse for big action this weekend, but also to Hong Kong,...

Queen Elizabeth II Cup: Lovely Day 4th; best of Japanese runners in Hong Kong

The build up to the Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup was a thrilling enough thing in itself, even before the 4-year-old Werther literally flew home at Sha Tin yesterday afternoon,...

Deep Impact Colts Dominate the Top Three with Dee Majesty Setting Record Time in This Year's Satsuki Sho

Eighth pick Dee Majesty defeated a strong field of three-year-olds while breaking the record time by 0.1 second in the Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2000 Guineas), the first leg of the three-year-old Triple Crown, to capture his first G1 title....

Oju Chosan Swoops Past Favorite for Nakayama Grand Jump Victory

Second favorite Oju Chosan claimed his first graded victory in the Nakayama Grand Jump this year. Racing twice on the flat immediately after his debut where his best finish was an eighth,...

Summary of the Thoroughbred Sale of 2015

Summary of Sires results for 2015

Jeweler Gives Sire Victoire Pisa First G1 Title in 2016 Oka Sho

Third favorite Jeweler claimed the first leg of the Three-Year-Old Fillies' Triple Crown with a thrilling performance to win out a photo finish over Sinhalite....

Race Favorite Big Arthur Captures First Grade-race Title in the G1 Takamatsunomiya Kinen

Odds-on-favorite Big Arthur, who has been posted race favorite in ten out of 11 career starts, measured up to the expectation of the fans by claiming his first grade-race title in his first G1 challenge with record time. ...

Real Steel triumphs in Dubai Turf, Lani tops UAE Derby, as Japanese runners rake in wins at Meydan

Japan's team of 10 racing at Dubai's Meydan Racecourse on March 26 pocketed two jewels from the day's glittering card of nine. The events on Saturday at the United Arab Emirates course included six Group 1 events, ...

Exclusive Topics for Horse Racing in Japan - Spring Edition -

The JRA horse racing season starts in earnest with the three-year-old classic trials in March, while established horses begin to prepare towards the spring 2016 G1 events...

2015 JRA Awards - Maurice Earns 2015 Horse of the Year with a Perfect Season

The Japan Racing Association will present its 2015 Horse of the Year title to Maurice, who drew 215 out of 291 votes for the outstanding accomplishment of dominating three prestigious G1 mile events in Japan and Hong Kong....

2015 NAR Grand Prix Happy Sprint awarded Horse of the Year for second time

The National Association of Racing (NAR), the national level regulatory body for the Racing by Local Governments in Japan,...

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