Notable US-Bred and Sired in Japan

Notable US-Bred and -Sired Runners in Japan: June 12, 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 Chukyo and Hakodate Racecourses: Sunday, June 12, 2022 2nd-HAK, ¥9,900,000 ($74k), Maiden, 3yo, 1700m SWEET ZAZ (f, 3, Nyquist--Century Park, by General Meeting) was beaten double digits into 12th when debuting in a nine-furlong turf event in March, but switches...

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Notable US-Bred and -Sired Runners in Japan: June 4-5, 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 Racecourse. The penultimate Group 1 event of the spring racing calendar is set for Sunday at Tokyo, which hosts the G1 Yasuda Kinen. Two-time G1 February S. hero Cafe Pharoah (American Pharoah) tries the grass for just the second...

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Notable US-Bred & -Sired Runners in Japan: Feb. 5 & 6, 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 Tokyo and Chukyo Racecourses, the second of which hosts the oft-productive G3 Kisaragi Sho for the classic crop of 2022: Saturday, February 5, 2022 3rd-CKO, ¥9,900,000 ($86k), Maiden, 3yo, 1900m CHARITABLE THOUGHT (c, 3, Nyquist--Relaxing Green, by Formal Gold) finished...

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Notable US-Bred and -Sired Runners in Japan: Oct. 30, 2021

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 plenty activity this weekend, we will serve up two helpings of American-bred and -sired runners, beginning with Saturday's runners at Hanshin and Tokyo. Sunday's featured event is the G1 Tenno Sho (Autumn), which will feature 2020 Triple Crown winner Contrail (Jpn) (Deep Impact {Jpn}), this year's G1 Japanese 2000 Guineas...

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Notable US-Bred & -Sired Runners in Japan: Oct. 2 & 3, 2021

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. A trio of American-bred runners takes their place in a field of 18 for Sunday's Sprinters' S. at the latter venue as Group 1 racing returns to Japan for the first time since late June: Saturday,...

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Notable US-Bred and -Sired Runners in Japan: Aug. 7-8, 2021

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 Niigata and Hakodate Racecourses: Saturday, August 7, 2021 6th-NII, ¥13,400,000 ($122k), Newcomers, 2yo, 1800m BEYOND THE FATHER (JPN) (c, 2, Curlin--Galileo's Song {Jpn}, by Galileo {Ire}), twice graded-placed on the grass for Dell Ridge Farm and Chad Brown, sold for...

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Notable US-Bred and -Sired Runners in Japan: July 17 & 18, 2021

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 Hakodate and Kokura Racecourses. A pair of US-breds see action at group level on the turf this weekend, as Lotus Land (Point of Entry) contests the G3 Chukyo Kinen (1800m), while Group 1 winner Cafe Pharoah (American Pharoah) tries the...

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Notable US-Bred & -Sired Runners in Japan: July 10 & 11, 2021

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 Fukushima and Kokura Racecourses: Saturday, July 10, 2021 3rd-KOK, ¥9,680,000 ($88k), Maiden, 3yo, 1000m LA LA GABRIEL (c, 3, Into Mischief--Celebrate Now, by Street Cry {Ire}) cost $550K at Keeneland September in 2019 and is out of a daughter of...

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Notable US-Bred & -Sired Runners in Japan: May 9, 2021

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 Sunday's horses of interest for this weekend running at Niigata and Tokyo, the site of the G1 NHK Mile Cup, featuring GI Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint winner Wavell Avenue (Harlington)'s son Grenadier Guards (Jpn): Sunday, May 9, 2021 1st-NII, ¥9,680,000 ($89k), Maiden, 3yo, f, 1800m ELEPHANTINE (JPN)...

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Notable US-Bred & -Sired Runners in Japan: May 8, 2021

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. Plenty of U.S.-bred activity, so we begin with Saturday's runners at Chukyo and Tokyo on what shapes up as a potentially productive weekend. Sunday's notable horses will appear in Saturday's TDN: 1st-CKO, ¥9,680,000 ($89k), Maiden, 3yo, 1800m CAREERISM (c, 3, Upstart--Out of Goodbyes, by Out of Place) has run too good...

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