Notable US-Breds in Japan: Aug. 29, 2021

The debuting Suetonius is out of a full-sister to Divisidero | EquiSport


In this continuing series, we take a look ahead at US-bred and/or conceived runners entered for the upcoming weekend at the tracks on the Japan Racing Association circuit, with a focus on pedigree and/or performance in the sales ring. Here are the horses of interest for this Sunday running at Kokura and Niigata Racecourses:

Sunday, August 29, 2021
5th-KOK, ¥13,400,000 ($122k), Newcomers, 2yo, 2000mT
PEACE FINE (c, 2, Gun Runner–Status Pending, by Tale of the Cat) is out of a stakes-winning half-sister to MSW & GSP Rock Candy (Mineshaft), GSP Canadian Game (Curlin) and to the dam of recent New York Stallion S. winner Sport Model (Freud) and SW Twirling Devon (Twirling Candy). A $35K Keeneland September graduate, the late April foal fetched $70K from trainer Hideyuki Mori in a private sale after breezing a quarter-mile in :22 2/5. Gun Runner has already been represented in Japan by debut winner Gran Aplauso. B-KatieRich Farms (KY)

5th-NII, ¥13,400,000 ($122k), Newcomers, 2yo, 1600mT
OKAMMO SCHACHO (f, 2, Lord Nelson–Appealing Stella, by Closing Argument) becomes the first local starter for her well-regarded first-crop sire (by Pulpit). The Florida-bred, a $52K acquisition out of last year's OBS October Sale, was another of trainer Mori's eight OBSMAR purchases, hammering for $170K after working a furlong in :10 flat. The Florida-bred's stakes winning dam is also responsible for OBS grad Isshin (Take Charge Indy), a three-time winner and $400K earner in Japan. B-Cindy & Bill Nassal (FL)

SUETONIUS (c, 2, Carpe Diem–Dance With Kitten, by Kitten's Joy) is the second for to the races from his dam, a winning full-sister to the classy MGISW Divisidero, who was acquired by Shadai Farm in 2017. The mare's first produce is Kitten's Waltz (Air Force Blue), a maiden winner from nine starts in Japan. B-Shadai Corporation (KY)

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