Superstar mare’s desperate late lunge fails by a head as Classic-placed five-year-old gains shock G1 success.
Tokyo Yushun principals flash past together but 11-1 shot gets the nod over odds-on favourite.
All-white filly loses unbeaten record as she can finish only eighth n Yushun HImba (Japanese Oaks) in Tokyo.
Superstar mare recorded bounded away to win by four lengths in Victoria Mile at Tokyo racecourse.
Winning streak extended to four with powerful three-length victory in the Satsuki Sho, the first leg of the Japanese Triple Crown at Nakayama.
Sodashi, the all-white unicorn of Japanese racing, took her winning streak to five in the Oka Sho, the first Classic of the season.
Fillies’ Triple Crown winner suffers second defeat at odds of 2-5 as six-year-old scoots around the rails to claim G2 prize.
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