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Seoul's Sunday meeting preview

Seoul's Sunday meeting preview - the 12 race broadcast commences at 12.45pm AEST on Sky Racing2 - Class 2 (1800M) Handicap / KRW 90 Million - Clean Up Teukgeup beat two of these on his way to victory at this class over 1700M on November 18th

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Seoul's Saturday meeting preview

Seoul's Saturday meeting preview - Class 2 (1200M) Handicap / KRW 90 Million - a five-length winner over 1300M in October and then 2nd to an on-fire Cheongdam Jewang in November, Global Bank comes in here the strong favourite among this small field

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Busan's Friday meeting preview

Busan's Friday meeting preview - Class 1 (1800M) Handicap / KRW 110 Million - the first class 1 of the year sees World Day seeking to make it seven wins from eight starts.

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Gold Cup win for Ready to Run Sale graduate

The 2013 Ready to Run Sale Graduate Davinci (NZ) (Mastercraftsman) picked up his eighth and most significant win in Sunday’s RM350,000 Yang Di-Pertua Negeri Gold Cup (2000m) at Penang.

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Australian trainer Peter Wolsley achieves 500 winner in Korea

There have certainly been prettier victories but they all count and so it was that first-time starter Mr. Afleet ran keenly, greenly but ultimately successfully to get his own career off to the best possible start in race 1 at Busan on Friday and to give his trainer Peter Wolsley, his 500th winner in Korea

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Busan's Sunday meeting preview

Busan's Sunday meeting preview - Sky Racing broadcasts 12 races on Sunday commencing at 12.45pm AEST on Sky Racing2, from 1.10pm AEST on Sky Racing2 and from 1.40pm AEST on Sky Racing2

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Saturnalia continues undefeated with G1 Hopeful Stakes win

Heavy favorite Saturnalia won his first Grade 1 title in the Hopeful Stakes (2000m) at Nakayama on Friday while undefeated in three career starts since debuting in June and coming off his latest victory in the Hagi Stakes in October. - the son of legendary sprinter Lord Kanaloa is out of Cesario, winner of the Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks)-American Oaks double in 2005

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Christophe Lemaire beats Yutaka Take's record for most wins in a year

Christophe Lemaire broke Yutake Take's Japanese record for most wins in a year aboard Maillot Blanc in the sixth race at Nakayama on Friday.

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Hopeful Stakes (G1) - Preview

There’s one last piece of Grade 1 action in Japan on Friday to round out 2018, when the Hopeful Stakes will be run at Nakayama Racecourse - the race is for 2-year-olds and is run over 2,000 meters on the inner turf course

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Australian trainer Peter Wolsley one win away from Busan career milestone

Only three Busan-based trainers have every saddled 500 winners and Australian handler Peter Wolsley looks set to join that elite group at some point this weekend - Wolsley, currently on 499 Korean successes, sends out twelve runners across a big pair of cards on the South Coast on Saturday and Sunday and a number have prominent chances

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Busan's Saturday meeting preview

Busan's Saturday meeting preview - Class 2 (1400M) Handicap / KRW 90 Million - New York Mangchi may have been disappointing over 1800M two weeks ago but he’s back in trip today and should be a lot more dangerous in what is a really nice-looking race

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Gaon Champ holds off Gasokbulpae to win Trainers' Cuo

Gaon Champ rounded out 2018 at Seoul Racecourse on a winning note but he was pushed all the way before claiming a narrow victory over Gasokbulpae in the Trainers’ Cup on Sunday.

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Three-year-old Blast Onepiece captures first G1 title in all-star Arima Kinen

Third pick Blast Onepiece, the only three-year-old in the field, beat his senior G1 rivals in this year’s Grade 1 Arima Kinen (2500m) at Nakayama on Sunday to claim his first G1 title before a cheering crowd of over 100,000 fans.

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Gaon Champ hot favourite to round out 2018 in style

Seoul hosts its final card of 2018 on Sunday with a bumper 15-race program featuring a total of 174 horses - it is the race with the smallest field of the day that boasts the biggest prize, however, as eight line up for the Trainers’ Cup over 1200M.

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Seoul's Sunday meeting preview

Seoul's Sunday meeting preview - the 15 race broadcast commences at 12.45pm AEST on Sky Racing1 and from 1.40pm AEST on Sky Racing2

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Four from Korea head to Dubai World Cup Carnival

Four Korea-trained horses left the quarantine area at Seoul Racecourse early on Thursday morning embarking on a long journey to represent the country at the 2019 Dubai World Cup Carnival, which begins on January 3 at Meydan Racecourse.

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Seoul's Saturday meeting preview

Seoul's Saturday meeting preview - Class 1 (1800M) Handicap / KRW 150 Million - Winner Gold beat four of these on his way to victory at class and distance on November 25th, coming from well back to score by three-lengths

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Arima Kinen (The Grand Prix) (G1) - Preview

This Sunday showcases the last Grade 1 of the year for older horses - the Arima Kinen (The Grand Prix) -- and it’s a doozy, with Japan’s top three money earners in the lineup – Cheval Grand, Satono Diamond, and Rey de Oro - this year, just two days before Christmas, the Arima falls on the last official celebration of the birthday of the current emperor, and the 63rd running of this racing icon will also be the last of the Heisei Era

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Conghua training steps out with winners

Building any new facility is always carries the caveat that it must actually work and succeed - the initial success of the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s new Conghua training facility 200 kilometres into Mainland China from Hong Kong both surprised, delighted and presented new challenges for officials - John Size leads the way

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New Legend continues to stroll on at Busan

There is a new prospect on the Korean racing block as New Legend continued his impressive homecoming over 1800m at Busan on Sunday

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