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Notable US-Bred & -Sired Runners in Japan: May 23 & 24, 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 Kyoto, Niigata and Tokyo Racecourses. The latter venue hosts the G1 Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) Sunday, and while there are no US-bred runners, among the field of 18 are daughters of GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies heroine Ria Antonia (Rockport...

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Notable US-Bred Runners in Japan: Jan. 12 & 13, 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 coming Sunday and Monday running at Nakayama and Kyoto Racecourses: Sunday, January 12, 2020 1st-NKY, ¥9,680,000 ($88k), Maiden, 3yo, 1200m DETROIT TESORO (f, 3, Speightstown--Bella Traviata, by Indian Charlie) ran with credit to be third, each time at less than 4-1, in seven-furlong...

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