Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby) (G1) - Preview

Following on from the Yushun Himba last Sunday, it will be the 87th running of the Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby) this coming week, and the venue will be Tokyo Racecourse once again - the second colts’ Classic of the year is run over 2,400 meters on the turf track, and there have been 23 nominations

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Singapore racing suspended until June 30th

The Singapore Turf Club advises that the suspension of racing at Kranji has been extended to June 30th, 2020, in line with the Singapore Government's measures Government’s phased approach to the resumption of activities

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Daring Tact prevails in Yushun Himba at Tokyo

Heavily favoured Daring Tact retained her immaculate record in winning this year’s Grade 1 Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) (2400m) at Tokyo on Sunday becoming the fifth filly in JRA history to claim the title undefeated, following last year’s victor Loves Only You

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Lane extends Japan license through to July 21st

The Japan Racing Association announced on Wednesday that a short-term riding jockey's license has been issued to Australian Damien Lane from May 23rd through to July 21st, 2020.

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Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) (G1) - Preview

This Sunday Tokyo Racecourse hosts its third top-level competition in as many weeks and the second week in a row that the main event showcases females. This week it’s the 81st running of the filly classic Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks)

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Almond Eye claims the Victoria Mile to register record-tying seventh G1 Title

Overwhelming race favourite Almond Eye claimed this year’s Victoria Mile at Tokyo on Sunday in 1:30.6, only 0.1 second off the track record - her first start after returning from the UAE for the intended start in the Dubai Turf to defend her title.

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Victoria Mile (G1) - Preview

It is the turn of the older fillies and mares this coming Sunday, when the Grade 1 Victoria Mile will be the second of a string of five consecutive top-level race weeks held at Tokyo Racecourse, which will include the Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) and Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby).

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Lauda Sion becomes first Grade 1 winner for sire Real Impact in NHK Mile Cup

Ninth favourite Lauda Sion landed his first career Grade 1 title in this year’s NHK Mile Cup (1600m) at Tokyo on Sunday - Lauda Sion is among the first crop sired by Real Impact (JPN, by Deep Impact) and the first G1 winner produced by the 2011 Yasuda Kinen and 2015 George Ryder Stakes victor

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Fierement closes strongly to defend Tenno Sho (Spring) title

Race favorite Fierement showcased outstanding stayer talent to win the Tenno Sho (Spring) at Kyoto on Sunday for the second time and is the first since Kitasan Black (2016 - 2017) and fifth in JRA history to claim the title consecutively.

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Moonbeam Vase and Rocket Man Sprint cancelled

The Singapore Turf Club will cancel this year’s Moonbeam Vase and Rocket Man Sprint, both Group 3 feature races scheduled to take place on 1 and 2 May 2020 respectively, in light of COVID-19 circuit breaker measures

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