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The lineup for the Oct. 28, grade 1 Tenno Sho (Autumn) at Tokyo Racecourse features two winners of the Japanese Derby (G1) but little in the way of consistent performance.
Phoenix Thoroughbreds' undefeated Dream Tree will miss the Nov. 3 Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1) because an epiglottic entrapment was discovered following her workout Oct. 26 at Santa Anita Park, trainer Bob Baffert said.
Southwest-based rider Diego Saenz secured the 2,000th victory of his career Oct. 25 when he guided Lovely Charlie to a clear victory in the eighth race at Delta Downs.
Its Gonna Hurt, who upset the Speakeasy Stakes at 8-1 Oct. 8 to earn an automatic berth into the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint, will miss the Nov. 2 race at Churchill Downs because of a suspensory issue, trainer Brian Koriner said Oct. 26.
Owner-breeder Justin Nicholson co-founded Ninety North Racing Stable in 2011 and manages racing-breeding operations in the U.S. under his A J Suited Racing Stable.
With a spit of rain coming down and a cool tinge to the air, Godolphin's bay 4-year-old colt went through his final major paces without issue Friday, working seven furlongs in 1:27.