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Busan's Friday meeting preview

Busan's Friday meeting preview - the 10 race broadcast commences at 3.30pm AEST on Sky Racing2 - Class 2 (1800m) Handicap / KRW 90 Million Baengmunbaekdap was second over 1800m on August 5th -tThat was his first try at 1800M having won his previous two at 1300M and a mile respectively and he is slightly favored to score again

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Lemaire lifts World All-Star jockeys' title as Foley places joint sixth

Leading Japan-based rider Christophe Lemaire lifted the World All-Star jockeys’ title for the first time with a dramatic last-leg success at Sapporo on Sunday.

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Happy Busan homecoming for Ecton Blade

Ecton Blade made his Busan homecoming a successful on Sunday afternoon as the Korean Derby winner ran out a four-length winner of the track’s feature handicap.

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Derby winner Ecton Blade to make Busan return

This year’s Korean Derby winner Ecton Blade returns to his home-track of Busan this Sunday as the colt drops back in trip to contest the class 1 feature handicap over 1400M. It’s the highlight of a 6-race Sunday card at Busan while up in Seoul there are a further 11 races.

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Seoul's Sunday meeting preview

Seoul's Sunday meeting preview - Class Open (1200m) Allowance / KRW 150 Million - a big prize on offer here for juvenile graduates of the Jeju Breeze-up sale earlier this year - the 11 race broadcast commences at 11.45am AEST on Sky Racing1, from 1.00pm AEST on Sky Racing2 and from 5.40pm AEST on Sky Racing1 and 2.

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Busan's Sunday meeting preview

Busan's Sunday meeting preview - Class 1 (1400) Handicap / KRW 110 Million - Korean Derby winner Ecton Blade returns to his home track for the first time since landing that big win in Seoul in May

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Seoul's Saturday meeting preview

Seoul's Saturday meeting preview - Class 1 (1400m) Handicap / KRW 110 Million - six of these raced each other at class and distance on July 22nd and while Sanggam Mama came out on top among them that day, finishing in 3rd place, we’ll go with Winner Gold

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Busan's Friday meeting preview

Busan's Friday meeting preview - Class 2 (2000m) Handicap / KRW 90 Million - World Sun won the Minister’s Cup at this distance in Seoul on June 17th having previously run 3rd in the Cup Mile and 5th in the Korean Derby - he returns to Busan as favourite to win this “Road To G1” contest

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Persistance pays off as Haeya claims group race glory in KNN Cup

Haeya has finally done it - the five-year-old mare whose career has been a litany of injury and other setbacks won the 2nd leg of the Queens’ Tour the KNN Cup at Busan Racecourse on Sunday afternoon to secure her first Group race triumph

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Hey Doc nominated for Sprinters Stakes at Nakayama

The Tony McEvoy trained Group 1 sprinter Hey Doc has been nominated for the US$2.1m Grade 1 Sprinter Stakes (1200m) at Nakayama on September 30th along with James Garfield (IRE) from the UK and Lucky Bubbles (AUS) from Hong Kong

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Sungrazer battles hard for Sapporo Kinen victory

Sungrazer, (Hidekazu Asami/Yuichi Fukunaga) who was settled on the inside in midfield off a strong tempo set by Maltese Apogee, emerged out of the pack to land the richest Grade 2 in Japan.

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Busan's Sunday meeting preview

Busan's Sunday meeting preview - “The KNN Cup” (KOR G3) / 1600M Allowance / KRW 400 Million the feature - the six race broadcast commences at 1.40pm AEST on Sky Racing2

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Seoul's Sunday meeting preview

Seoul's Sunday meeting preview - Race 11: Class 2 (1400m) Handicap / KRW 90 Million - a class and distance winner on July 1st to move on to three wins from six starts in total Sky Bay could well be the one they need to beat again

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Queen's Tour second-leg - Cheongsu Yeogeol looking for second win

A full field of sixteen will line up for the KNN Cup, the second leg of the Queens’ Tour series to decide the nation’s champion filly or mare at Busan on Sunday, and surprise Ttukseom Cup winner Cheongsu Yeogeol will aim to continue on her quest to emulate Silver Wolf’s achievement in sweeping all three legs of the series a year ago

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Seoul's Saturday meeting preview

Seoul's Saturday meeting preview - Class 1 (2000m) Handicap / KRW 110 Million - Wild Thunder came up just came up short when favourite at class and distance on June 30th, beaten half a length by a returning to form Haemaru - he can go one better here.

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Busan's Friday meeting preview

Busan's Friday meeting preview - Class 2 (1600m) Handicap / KRW 90 Million - six of these raced each other at class and distance on July 22nd and it was Sin Stealth who took the win that day - a repeat is not impossible

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Preditor gives Poon second Group win in Jumbo Jet Trophy

Top Hong Kong apprentice jockey Matthew Poon might not have cut a swathe like he did at his first Singapore cameo last year, but he had actually saved the best for last at his last day of riding at Kranji on Sunday, scooping up a hat-trick of wins, which featured the $200,000 Group 3 Jumbo Jet Trophy (1400m) aboard Preditor for good measure.

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The real Noah scores from go to whoa second-up

South African Group 1 winner Noah From Goa atoned from his defeat on debut by scoring a resounding all-the-way victory that was a truer reflection of his potential in the $125,000 Better Than Ever 2010 Stakes, a Kranji Stakes A race over 1800m on Sunday

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Marine Treasure races away to lucky win at Kranji

Bold frontrunner Marine Treasure sprang a mini-upset by going from pillar to post in the $100,000 Mr Big 2013 Stakes, a Class 2 race over 1200m at Kranji on Sunday

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Red Symphony leads Baertschiger 1-2 at Kranji maiden win

Trainer Shane Baertschiger joked he would have a strong word with his two stable jockeys John Powell and Matthew Kellady after they gave him “only” a stable quinella aboard Red Symphony and Ladrone, split by a short head on Sunday.

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