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Korea's 2020 Dubai World Cup Carnival challenge

For the fourth time in five years, Korea will be represented at the Dubai World Cup Carnival. Four horses have travelled to the UAE

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Busan's Friday meeting preview

Busan's Friday meeting preview - the 11 race broadcast commences at 1.30pm AEST on Sky Racing2

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Contrail wins effortlessly in Hopeful Stakes

Race favourite Contrail continued undefeated in his third career win in the Grade 1 Hopeful Stakes (2000m) at Nakayama on Saturday.

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Busan's Sunday meeting preview

Busan's Sunday meeting preview - the 12 race broadcast commences at 12.45pm AEST on Sky Racing1 and from 1.02pm AEST on Sky Racing2

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Busan's Saturday meeting preview

Busan's Saturday meeting preview - Class 2 (1200M) Handicap / KRW 90 Million - a really good race to finish with as plenty of talent lines up for this class 2 sprint

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Hopeful Stakes (G1) - Preview

This coming Saturday will be the closing day of the year for Japanese racing under the JRA, and it’s the Grade 1 Hopeful Stakes that brings the curtain down on another exciting year for all those connected with Japanese horseracing,

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Lys Gracieux defeats strong All-Star field in her last run at Arima Kinen

Second pick Lys Gracieux claimed this year’s Arima Kinen at Nakayama on Sunday following the Takarazuka Kinen in spring to become the 14th horse and the first mare to dominate both Grand Prix races

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Lys Gracieux and Damian Lane sweep aside rivals to take the Arima Kinen

Lys Gracieux proved a cut above the rest as she secured a dazzling victory in the Grade 1 Arima Kinen at Nakayama on Sunday.

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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 Racing1, from 1.10pm AEST on Sky Racing2, from 1.40pm AEST on Sky Racing1 and from 3.00pm on Sky Racing2

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Arima Kinen (The Grand Prix) (G1) - Comments from runners' connections

Comments from runners' connections for the ¥648,000,000, Grade 1 Arima Kinen (The Grand Prix) (2500m) at Nakayama on Sunday - Almond Eye - Christophe Lemaire, jockey- "Whenever I ride her, I’m confident. Lys Gracieux is a very good horse, but I think Almond Eye is the best. Suave Richard, Kiseki, there are a lot of horses that pose a threat but I still think she’s the best horse I’ve ridden."

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Seoul's Saturday meeting preview

Seoul's Saturday meeting preview - Class 2 (1200M) Handicap / KRW 90 Million - a compact field of nine will face the starter in the last on the card

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

Sunday marks the 64th running of the Grade 1 Arima Kinen (The Grand Prix), arguably Japan’s most-beloved race and the year’s second of two races that draw their fields in part from fan ballots

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Nominated ratings for the field for the Arima Kinen at Nakayama on Sunday

Nominated Horse Ratings for the field for the ¥648,000,000, Grade 1 Arima Kinen (The Grand Prix) (2500m) at Nakayama on Sunday.

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Salios delivers as favourite in Asahi Hai Futurity Stakes

Heavy favourite Salios captured the Asahi Hai Futurity Stakes title over 1600m at Hanshin on Sunday and he is undefeated in three starts since his debut in June and did so in record 1:33.0, 0.3 second faster than the previous record set by Danon Premium in 2017.

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Seoul's Sunday meeting preview

Seoul's Sunday meeting preview - the 11 race broadcast commences at 12.45pm AEST on Sky Racing2

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Seoul's Saturday meeting preview

Seoul's Saturday meeting preview - Class 2 (1200M) Handicap / KRW 90 Million - Okay Queen took a tilt at the Jeju Governor’s Cup over 1400M last month and while she only managed to finish 6th that day, it was a decent run in solid company

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Busan's Friday meeting preview

Busan's Friday meeting preview - Class 2 (1400M) Handicap / KRW 90 Million - the last on the card will see the Class 2 gallopers line up over the seven furlongs

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Hong Kong absentee Almond Eye set to return in Arima Kinen

Japanese superstar Almond Eye is set to return to action in the Arima Kinen this month after missing Hong Kong’s International fixture on Sunday.

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Asahi Hai Futurity Stakes (G1) - Preview

The focus for Japanese racing on Sunday, remains on the two-year-olds, only this time it’s the turn of the colts in the Grade 1 Asahi Hai Futurity Stakes, to be run at Hanshin Racecourse, the same venue as last week’s race for fillies

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Undefeated Resistencia wins Hanshin Juvenile Fillies

Fourth favorite Resistencia showcased a perfect trip under Yuichi Kitamura to dominate the Hanshin Juvenile Fillies at Hanshin on Sunday in an amazing 1:32.7, 0.4 seconds faster than the record set by Vodka in 2006.

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