Akira Katayama

Notable US-Bred & -Sired in Japan: Jan. 15 & 16, 2022

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 Chukyo and Nakayama Racecourses: Saturday, January 15, 2022 4th-CKO, ¥11,400,000 ($100k), Newcomers, 3yo, 1400m ELUCIDATOR (c, 3, Hard Spun--Empire City {Jpn}, by Empire Maker) is out of an unraced half-sister to the outstanding dual Group 1-winning Japanese dirt horse Espoir...

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