The daughter of Olympic Glory finished like a bombshell, 5 points behind her favorite Contrail (total share 1.70), Authority (third wheel in Eve predictions), Shahriar (opposite-favorite), and Sunray Pocket (from outside 70/1). The Grand Glory (its final share was 56.6), previously an Uberleben sling, was ridden by Mirko Demuro, the best of the three horses that arrived in Tokyo from Europe: Irish Japan and Broom finished eighth and eleventh, respectively.
The Grand Glory Group remained in the belly for a long time, at least within reach of the control, having to endure a cross that affected Demuro Jr.’s same angle in the first corner, but the running train always survived (2.24., 2400 m, 200 km for the finals, but most of all the 1200 to 2200 km / h in 58 seconds. Kiseki’s dizzy action, flew in command on the way out of the last position!) Ascend. Contrail on the finish line was soon launched in Kiseki and on the finish line (Pictured) That was before the Authority and Shahryar. After putting a little position on the rope, Grand Glory finished very strong, but after finishing fourth, San Ray Pocket swung in front of her and stole the right moment, only to finish fifth in Uberleben. Grand Glory finished fifth with 30 million yen, or 240,000 euros.
“Stunning performance – Christian, assistant who accompanied Grand Glory on the trip, boy and four representatives of the Japan Racing Association – Bitolini, who was allowed to dine at the hotel restaurant at least in the evening with Pacquiao. Goes, she’s going to the Arcana auction next Saturday.They asked for it in Japan before this race too, but it’s going to the DuVille ring regularly.It was a great experience for me and the whole team and I really hope to be able to revive it in the future.
“We could not have asked for a better result – in the words of Demuro Jr. – in this case, finishing fifth this year was tantamount to winning for us.
Winner. Contrail is the 4-year-old son of the late Deep Impact. Coached by Yoshito Yahogi for Shinji Maidai, he signed on to the Japanese Triple Crown (Satsuki Show, Tokyo Yushun, Kikuka Show) in 2020, finishing second behind Almond Ike in the Japan Cup. For Grand Glory, he won 8 of 11 races, 2 runners-up and 1 runner-up, earning a total of 1,195,294,000 yen (equivalent to 9,318,705 EUR!), Ending his career with today’s Test.
Other races. At the conference for “Demurino” came the first success of the Japanese voyage, on the Appalachian show, with Sunrise Urus, the disability of 1600 people listed in the dirt. With 184 wins, Christoph Patrice Lemaire, the absolute ruler of the Jockeys classification, recorded a five-point 168/1 conference.
Japan Cup (Group 1, 648,000,000 yen, M. 2400): 1. Contrail (Y. Fukunaga), 2. Authority, 3. Shahriar, 4. Sanray Pocket, 5. Grand Glory. Gaps: 2 – 1 1/2 – 3/4 – 3/4.
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