By Masakazu Takahashi - Ten Happy Rose, virtually unconsidered in the Japanese markets when sent off at greater odds than 200-1, sprung an almigh...

May 12, 2024

Asia

Sugar Kun do anything now, even Take the Japanese Derby

By Masakazu Takahashi - Hisashi Skimizu’s Sugar Kun claimed a third-straight success and a first at the Graded level when nicking the TV To...

Apr 29, 2024

Asia

Emotional McDonald hails ‘incredible’ Warrior

By Sam Turner - Photo's ©CedricLine - One of Hong Kong’s favourite sons, Romantic Warrior, delighted a fervent Sha Tin audien...

Apr 28, 2024

Asia

WARRIOR TARGETS ROMANTIC HISTORY BID AS MCDONALD EXCELS AT SHA TIN

By Ben Cleminson - Romantic Warrior will be given the chance to create more history by chasing a record third Group 1 FWD QEII Cup win next month...

Feb 28, 2024

Asia

Ushba Tesoro could return to Meydan to defend Dubai World Cup

By Masakazu Takahashi -  Noboru Takagi’s Ushba Tesoro could be back to defend his Dubai World Cup title in March after connections rev...

Jan 3, 2024

Asia

YUTAKA HAPPY TO DO DEUCE AS HE WINS FOURTH ARIMA KINEN IN STYLE

By Masakazu Takahashi - Japanese legend of the saddle Yutaka Take became the joint winningmost rider in the history of the Grade 1 Arima Kinen wh...

Dec 27, 2023

Asia

JANTAR MANTAR ABSOLUTELY MAGICAL IN ASAHI HAI FUTURITY AT HANSHIN

Masakazu Takahashi - Race favourite Jantar Mantar claimed victory in the 75th running of the 1600m Grade 1 Asahi Hai Futurity Stakes at Hanshin R...

Dec 20, 2023