Obamburumai (Jpn)

Discreet Cat Euthanized in Japan

GISW Discreet Cat (Forestry-Pretty Discreet, by Private Account) has been euthanized due to the infirmities of old age at Darley's Hokkaido base. He was 20. Trained by Saeed bin Suroor for Godolphin (having been acquired after breaking his maiden in impressive 'TDN Rising Star'-style at Saratoga at two), Discreet Cat chalked up five straight victories during an unbeaten 3-year-old campaign. He commenced with a pair of wins at Nad Al Sheba, including a six-length romp in the G2 UAE Derby. Upon returning to the US, he went on to win...

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Milers' Delight In Tokyo

The G1 NHK Mile Cup has attracted a field of 18 3-year-old milers, none better credentialed than morning line favourite Dolce More (Jpn). Racing for Three H Racing Company, the Rulership (Jpn) colt was undefeated at two, where he parlayed his G3 Saudi Arabia Royal Cup victory into a sparkling win in the G1 Asahi Hai Futurity S. at Hanshin in December. Named the Japanese Champion 2-Year-Old Colt, he is on a retrieval mission, as he lost his unbeaten tag to Eeyan (Jpn) (Silver State {Jpn}) in the G2 New...

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Discreet Cat Colt Remains Undefeated At Tokyo

Fresh off a winning debut over this trip at Chukyo versus newcomers on Sept. 24, Obamburumai (Jpn) (Discreet Cat) stunned the G2 Keio Hai Nisai S. field at Tokyo on Saturday, winning by a length at odds of 50-1. Noticeably lathered on his shoulders in the preliminaries, the bay stalked from third along the backstretch as From Dusk (Bolt d'Oro) was pressed by Speed Of Light (Jpn) (Lord Kanaloa {Jpn}). Saving every inch of ground against the rail on the bend, he was asked for his bid inside the final...

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