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Japan Cup 2018 Field, Odds, Results, Tips

  • Almond Eye wins Japan Cup in record time

    Almond Eye has set herself up for the world stage with her record-breaking win in the Japan Cup. She ran a sizzling 2:20.6 for the 2400 metres on Sunday to join 2012 winner Gentildonna as three-year-old fillies to win the race. Since running second on debut, Almond Eye has not… Read More »

     
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  • Hugh Bowman has ban reduced on appeal

    Jockey Hugh Bowman will miss the chance of repeat victories in the Japan Cup despite having a one-month suspension stemming from the Melbourne Cup varied on appeal to the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board. Bowman was hoping to get the penalties on a careless riding charge, a whip rule breach… Read More »

     
  • Hugh Bowman cops huge ban for Melbourne Cup ride

    Hugh Bowman has been suspended for a month for three charges relating to his second-placed ride on Marmelo in the Melbourne Cup. The suspension means Bowman will miss the start of a Japan stint scheduled to begin on November 24 and deny him the chance to defend the Japan Cup… Read More »

     
  • Comin’ Through survives protest in Tramway Stakes

    The enigmatic but popular Tom Melbourne has again come close to a win but has been denied twice in the Tramway Stakes, once on the track and once in the stewards’ room. His second to Comin’ Through in Saturday’s 1300m-Group Two race was his 11th from 32 starts, a record… Read More »

     
  • Worst bet of the year?

    A punter on Sunday could have placed arguably the worst single bet of the year on the Japan Cup. The punter with the TAB placed a $5,000 bet on Caulfield Cup winner Boom Time to win the Japan Cup at odds of $26. Boom Time jumped at 265-1 on the… Read More »

     
  • Hugh Bowman wins Japan Cup aboard Cheval Grand

    Australia’s Hugh Bowman has won the Japan Cup on Cheval Grand and secured the title of the world’s leading jockey for 2017 in the process. Trained by Yasuo Tomomichi, last year’s third-placed Cheval Grand came out of the pack to run down defending champion Kitasan Black and hold off a… Read More »

     
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  • Boom Time draws barrier 10 in Japan Cup

    Boom Time has drawn barrier 10 in the Japan Cup field of 17 with favourite Kitasan Black to jump from four. Caulfield Cup winner Boom Time represents Lindsay Park whose head trainer David Hayes won the Japan Cup in 1990 with Better Loosen Up. Cory Parish has retained the ride… Read More »

     
  • Boom Time in good order ahead of Japan Cup

    Australian horse Boom Time continues to please his connections as he prepares to compete on the international stage in the Japan Cup. The Caulfield Cup winner, who is trained by David and Ben Hayes and Tom Dabernig, had a serious hit-out on Tuesday morning on the turf at Tokyo Racecourse…. Read More »

     
  • Boom Time long odds to win Japan Cup 2017

    Punters were quick to jump on board local three-year-old Rey de Oro for Sunday’s Japan Cup. Online bookmaker sportsbet opened Rey de Oro at $12, but that price was quickly slashed into $4.00 second favourite. Local champion Kitasan Black heads betting on $2.60 and Aussie representative, Boom Time, is $26. “No sooner did the… Read More »

     
  • Boom Time settles into Japan ahead of Cup

    Caulfield Cup winner Boom Time is settling in well ahead of his start in the Japan Cup. Boom Time, who is owned by his co-trainer David Hayes, earned an invitation to contest Sunday week’s Japan Cup (2400m) after winning the $3 million Caulfield Cup over the same distance last month…. Read More »

     
  • Boom Time spring to continue in Japan Cup

    The Lindsay Park team has accepted an invitation to run Caulfield Cup winner Boom Time in the Japan Cup. David Hayes, the senior Lindsay Park trainer and owner of Boom Time, famously won the Japan Cup with Better Loosen Up in 1990 and Boom Time races in the same colours…. Read More »

     
  • Caulfield Cup winner heading to Japan

    Caulfield Cup winner Boom Time is set to contest the Japan Cup with co-trainer Tom Dabernig confirming that connections have accepted an invitation for the Group One. The Japan Cup is an invitational, weight for age event run over 2400 metres and attracts many of the worlds best with over $7 million in prize… Read More »

     
  • The World awaits Winx

    Her main diet consists of oats and chaff, but for superstar mare Winx, the world is her oyster. Winx is currently $1.20 favourite with sportsbet to win her third consecutive Cox Plate on Saturday week but where to after that? Trainer Chris Waller this week nominated Winx for next month’s Japan Cup. The online… Read More »

     
  • Winx entered for Japan Cup

    Champion mare Winx is in the nominations for next months Japan Cup at Tokyo Racecourse. Winx who will be going for a third consecutive Cox Plate win in next Saturday’s edition of race has been nominated for the invitational worth over $3.5million AUD to the winner. The Japan Cup will… Read More »

     
  • The world’s richest thoroughbred races

    WHERE THE EVEREST RANKS IN WORLD RACING PRIZE MONEY PEGASUS WORLD CUP – $US12m ($AU15.87m). 1800m, dirt, Gulfstream Park, Hallandale Beach, Florida, USA. Twelve $US1 million slots available for the race. The world’s highest rated horse on dirt Arrogate won the inaugural staging of Pegasus World Cup on Sunday AEDT…. Read More »

     
  • Order Of St George heads Irish St Leger

    Melbourne Cup favourite Order Of St George will have five opponents in his bid to win back-to-back Irish St Legers. The Aidan O’Brien-trained horse has won his three starts since his win in the Classic a year ago. Among his opponents on Sunday is the Ed Dunlop-trained 2015 Caulfield Cup… Read More »

     
  • Ed Dunlop runner could return for Melbourne Cup 2016

    The Melbourne Cup is again in the agenda for Trip To Paris who is to be set for the Lonsdale Cup for his second run back from injury. Runner-up in the 2015 Caulfield Cup before his fourth in the Melbourne Cup, Trip To Paris injured a tendon in the Japan… Read More »

     
  • Better Loosen Up my best racehorse: Hayes

    David Hayes has paid tribute to Better Loosen Up, declaring there hasn’t been a finer racehorse pass through his famous stables. An Australian Horse of the Year, Better Loosen Up died of heart problems, aged 30, while spending his retirement at Living Legends on the outskirts of Melbourne. First trained… Read More »

     
 
 
 
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