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Virtual IFAR Conference Concludes with Focus on the Future

POSTED: April 21, 2022

The 2022 IFAR conference series concluded 19 April with the message that racing must ensure that our sport is sustainable for future generations, which requires...

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Virtual Series for The International Forum for the Aftercare of Racehorses (IFAR)

POSTED: February 18, 2022

The International Forum for the Aftercare of Racehorses (IFAR) announced today that it will be hosting its sixth forum as a series of two virtual...

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Keeneland revitalizes 2022 Spring Meet with record $7.7M in stakes, new schedule

POSTED: January 8, 2022

Toyota Blue Grass returns to $1 million; Central Bank Ashland moves to opening day LEXINGTON, Ky. – Keeneland revitalizes the 2022 Spring Meet with record $7.7...

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Chrono Genesis defends Takarazuka Kinen title at Hanshin in Japan and gains automatic berth into Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf

POSTED: June 27, 2021

TAKARAZUKA, HYOGO, JAPAN (June 27, 2021) — Sunday Racing’s 5-year-old mare Chrono Genesis (JPN) took the lead in deep stretch and won Sunday’s US$3 million,...

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Uberleben takes out 82nd Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) at Tokyo

POSTED: May 25, 2021

Third favourite Uberleben, a filly by Gold Ship, won the Grade 1 Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks), the second leg of the Japanese Fillies’ Triple Crown...

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World Premiere takes Japan’s longest horse race, the Grade 1 Tenno Sho (Spring)

POSTED: May 3, 2021

World Premiere returned to action at Hanshin on Sunday with his second Grade 1 success, winning the Tenno Sho (Spring), the longest Grade 1 race...

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Efforia remains unbeaten after Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2000 Guineas) win

POSTED: April 20, 2021

Second favourite Efforia took an impressive three-length win in the 81st Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2,000 Guineas) at Nakayama on Sunday. The son of Shadai Stallion...

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Sodashi becomes first white filly to win a Japanese Classic

POSTED: April 12, 2021

Sodashi made thoroughbred racing history at Hanshin, Japan, on Sunday, by becoming the first white filly to win a Japanese Classic, as the daughter of...

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Gran Alegria victorious in Mile Championship garnering third straight G1

POSTED: November 22, 2020

TAKARAZUKA, Hyogo – Overwhelming favorite Gran Alegria claimed this year’s Mile Championship, her third consecutive G1 triumph following the Yasuda Kinen (1,600m) and the Sprinters...

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