Superstar mare’s desperate late lunge fails by a head as Classic-placed five-year-old gains shock G1 success.
Superstar mare recorded bounded away to win by four lengths in Victoria Mile at Tokyo racecourse.
Unbeaten filly extends winning sequence to six as rain his Hanshin ahead of much-anticipated G1 clash.
Superstar sprinter/miler’s connections have nominated the 1m2f Osaka Hai for her return to action – a race which is also on Contrail’s spring schedule.
Gran Alegria completed a G1 hat-trick with an amazing finishing burst in the Mile Championship at Hanshin.
Gran Alegria produced a stunning burst wide in the straight to win the G1 Sprinters Stakes at Nakayama.
Japan’s superstar racemare Almond Eye had to settle for second place after a slow start in the Yasuda Kinen, which was won by Gran Alegria.