Orfevre, Solemia & Gentildonna to clash in Japan Cup

Ovfevre set for Japan Cup

2011 Japanese Triple Crown winner Orfevre (pronoucned Or-Fev) has returned to the Land of the Rising Sun and will make his next start in the Japan Cup on November 25. When last seen, the Japanese super star finished second in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. He made the lead in the final stages of the race […]

Grade 1 racing in Japan starts with the February Stakes


Saturday opens Grade 1 racing in Japan as the February Stakes is contested over a flat mile (1,600 meters) at Tokyo Racecourse. 16 horses will compete for the $2.2 million purse. Just as the Donn Handicap is a major Dubai World Cup prep here in the United States, it is the February Stakes that serves […]