Katsumi Yoshizawa's homebred Master Fencer, an eye-catching sixth in the Kentucky Derby rallying up the rail under Julien Leparoux for trainer Koichi Tsunoda, will make his next start in the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets on Saturday, June 8 at Belmont Park.

Master Fencer to arrive at Belmont Park on Friday for Belmont Stakes


Katsumi Yoshizawa's homebred Master Fencer, an eye-catching sixth in the Kentucky Derby rallying up the rail under Julien Leparoux for trainer Koichi Tsunoda, will make his next start in the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets on Saturday, June 8 at Belmont Park.

Crowd funded Grin hopes to make Japan proud


Happy Grin working with Takafumi Hattori in the saddle

Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) (G1) - Data Analysis


Second fillies classic
The Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) is a 2,400m turf race held at Tokyo Racecourse.

Master Fencer finishes sixth in the Kentucky Derby


Master Fencer finished an admirable sixth place in the 145th Kentucky Derby as the first Japanese-bred racehorse to take a crack at the Run for the Roses on Sunday.

2019 Hokkaido Training Sale Preview


The first sale of the year, the 2019 Hokkaido Training Sale is on Tuesday, May 21st in Sapporo, Japan. 248 two-year-olds in training are cataloged this year and will have an exhibition gallop on Monday, May 20th. The horses will be available from Sunday, May 19th for viewing by buyers.

NHK Mile Cup (G1) - Preview


Over 70,000 racegoers witnessed a thrilling Grade 1 Tenno Sho (Spring) last Sunday at Kyoto Racecourse, enjoying every moment of the race, particularly the hard fought finish in the closing stages, before Fierement finally got the better of Glory Vase.

Win Bright shines for Japan in FWD QEII Cup


Masami Matsuoka ends a 10-year G1 drought on Win Bright.