Miss Panthere, Lys Gracieux Meet Again in Victoria Mile

Miss Panthere winning the Hanshin Himba Stakes - Photo courtesy of the Japan Racing Association The spring racing season in Japan is well underway, with top-quality races offering huge purse money on the agenda seemingly every weekend. This week is no exception, as Tokyo Racecourse is set to host the $1.874 million Victoria Mile (Jpn-I) on Sunday, a 1,600-meter (about one mile) event for fillies and mares that has attracted a large field of eighteen starters. Certainly the most [...]

Big challenge for Stormy Liberal in Hong Kong Sprint

Stormy Liberal wins the 2017 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint. Pic: Breeders' Cup Ltd. Californian speedster Stormy Liberal pulled off a major upset when he left Marsha and Lady Aurelia, both group one winners in Britain, in his wake in the Breeders’ Cup Turf Sprint (G1). But he faces just as tough a task if he is to travel across the Pacific and beat the locals in the $US2.35 million Hong Kong International Sprint (G1) over six furlongs at [...]