Champ de Mars

Notable US-Sired Runners in Japan: May 22, 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 Sunday running at Tokyo Racecourse, where the featured event is the second leg of the Japanese Filly Triple Crown, the G1 Yushun Himba over 2400 meters: Sunday, May 22, 2022 2nd-TOK, ¥9,900,000 ($77k), Maiden, 3yo, 1600m CHAMP DE MARS (JPN) (c, 3, Arrogate--Pressurizing,...

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Mauritian Jockey Juglall Dies In Fall

Nooresh Juglall, the reigning champion jockey in Mauritius who rode successfully in Singapore from 2014-2019, has succumbed to injuries suffered in a heavy fall on opening day of the racing season at the Champ de Mars on the island nation Saturday. He was two months shy of his 30th birthday. South Africa Sporting Post reported that Juglall helped his uncle water the course at Champ de Mars in his teenage years and eventually trained as a work rider and groom for two years. He trained to become a jocket at...

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