May 27, 2012

Japan Racing G1 Japanese Derby 2012

The 1 1/2 mile long Japanese Derby was held on Sunday Mar 27th in Tokyo. It is a race held on turf and 3 yo horses (no geldings) race to capture this prestigious trophy and lot of money!
Total prize money: ¥ 313,000,000 (about US$ 3,912,000 <US$1 = ¥80>

Deep Brilliante, the Deep Impact (sire) colt by Love and Bubbles (mare) won the derby by a nose, just holding off a fast closing Fenomeno.
Full Result Chart:  http://japanracing.jp/_news2012/pdf/120527.pdf

Video (youtube)



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