Daily News Archive
Daily News Subscription
Espoir City Wins Gr1 Japan Cup Dirt
In Japan yesterday, favoured 4YO entire Espoir City (Gold Allure-Eminent City, by Brian's Time) led all-the-way to score a 3.5-lengths victory in the ¥278 million (A$3.54m) Gr1 Japan Cup Dirt (1800m) at Hanshin in Tokyo. Espoir City (ridden by Tetsuzo Sato for trainer Akio Adachi) defeated the 3YO colts Silk Mobius (Stay Gold-Channel One, by Polish Navy) & Golden Ticket (King Kamehameha-Agnes Chocolat, by Sunday Silence). Espoir City now has 9 wins from 17 starts for ¥390.33 million (A$4.965m) earnings.