Japanese superstar colt Contrail was pushed hard before winning the Kikuka Sho (St Leger) to become Japan’s eighth Triple Crown winner.
Superstar filly Daring Tact charged home to win the Shuka Sho (Japanese St Leger) at Kyoto racecourse.
Japanese sprinter Matera Sky is set to head to the US for a second tilt at the Breeders’ Cup Sprint at Keeneland.
Gran Alegria produced a stunning burst wide in the straight to win the G1 Sprinters Stakes at Nakayama.
Yutaka Take has been offered the ride on Japan in the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe at ParisLongchamp next month.
The lives of four racehorses have been claimed by a fire at the Ritto Training Centre in Japan.
Autumn running plans for the likes of Contrail, Almond Eye and dirt star Mozu Ascot, who is being aimed at the Breeders’ Cup.
Last year’s Juddmonte International winner ‘a little bit sore’ after finishing last of three behind Enable at Ascot