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Notable US-Bred Runners In Japan: Aug. 15 & 16, 2020

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. With limited American-bred activity on tap for this weekend, we also look at the young progeny of American-sourced mares hitting the track at Kokura and Sapporo Racecourses: Saturday, August 15, 2020 5th-KOK, ¥13,400,000 ($125k), Newcomers, 2yo, 1200mT CYPHER (JPN) (c, 2, Fenomeno {Jpn}-Josh's Madelyn, by Quiet American) is the latest foal...

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Notable US-Bred Runners in Japan: Apr. 4, 2020

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 weekend running at Nakayama and Hanshin Racecourses: Saturday, April 4, 2020 5th-NKY, ¥9,680,000 ($89k), Maiden, 3yo, 2000mT LOUD AND CLEAR (c, 3, Giant's Causeway--Melody Maiden, by Saint Ballado) is the 11th foal to make the races from his dam, who has been responsible...

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