OBS 2019 March graduates were busy in Japan on Saturday, posting a pair of runaway victories.
On Saturday at Tokyo Racecourse, Kazumi Yoshida’s unbeaten Lecce Baroque delivered a near carbon copy of her 10-length February maiden victory, getting away quickly from the gate in a $129,039 1400m allowance test, setting the pace under a hold and then drawing off without urging to a nine length win. Now two for two for trainer Kazao Fujisawa, the 3-year-old daughter of Uncle Mo has earned $123,148 to date. Consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, she turned in a Under Tack eighth in :9 4/5 and was purchased by Katsumi Yoshida for $525,000. watch her under tack video watch a video of the race
Over at Fukushima, Masahiro Azu’s Silver Jack, in the money in four of six previous trips to the post, took the lead shortly after the start of a 1150m, $90,309 maiden test and never looked back, drawing away late to a five length victory under Nanako Fujita. It was the 100th career victory for the pioneering 22-year-old rider, the JRA’s only licensed female jockey. Silver Jack, a 3-year-old colt by Fed Biz, breezed an eighth in :10 1/5 before he was purchased for $30,000 out of the All Dreams Equine consignment. Trained by Shoichiro Wada, he’s now 7-1-3-1 and has earned $47,222 to date. watch his under tack video