Horse Racing
3yo and up 1 win (2000m - Turf) - Form Comments

27/09/2019 17:42

2000m – Turf

Citrus Cooler

6 starts in money from 29 total. Last win 3 years ago, but was switched from dirt to turf 2 starts ago and posted 5-10 over 1800m and 2000m. Runs from behind. First time on Nakayama turf but previous starts on dirt at venue also unsuccessful. Could surprise but not promising.

Crown Magma

Has only 3 starts in top three from 21 career starts. Has not won since May 2016 and last nine starts have ended in double-digit finishes. Returning after 9 months off for first race of year.

Daiwa Douglas

With only 2 starts behind him. After strong debut win over Fukushima 2000m finished seventh as race favourite at this level, same distance, same venue in July. Better trip this time could bring results.

Dream Magic

Has failed to win since February 2017, mostly over 1800m. Only finished in the first three twice. Racing for first time since May. Runs from rear or midfield. Has good late speed but not promising.

Fidelio Green

1 win, 2 thirds from 9 starts. Coming off a fourth in Nakayama 2000m in September after 2-month layoff. Experienced at Nakayama with best results over 2000m. Could surprise.

Kanaloa Girl

6 starts in top three spots from 9 career starts. Raced almost exclusively at 1800m, but has won over 2000m. Posted 12-2 since moving to this level 2 starts ago. Second in Nakayama 1800m in September amid older company last start.

King Theseus

4 starts in top three from total 6 races. Switched from dirt mile to turf on fourth start. Nice third at Sapporo last out in July. Can run from any position.

Lucky Advance

7 finishes in the top three from 23 starts. Moved from dirt in June 2018 and has only 1 second, 3 other starts on board in 11 starts since, nearly all starts over 1800m-2000m. Led at slow pace last out in Sapporo 2000m, easily overtaken before final turn to finish 10th. Has speed but one gear. Needs right trip. Not promising.

Mega Discovery

Has only 1 win, no others on board in 11 starts. Finished sixth after missing break and traveling from rear last out in Sapporo 2000m in August. Good late speed. Could surprise.

Meiner Excite

Ran fifth in September in Nakayama 2000m after 5-month spell. Was best result in last 8 starts. Lacks stamina. Could improve, but not promising.

Meiner Stellaire

Racing after 4-month spell. Last finished sixth in Tokyo 2400m. Broke maiden in March over Nakayama 2000m and has 2 thirds over same course and distance. Return to distance a plus. Tends to lead or race from good position.


Has 1 win and 5 other starts in top three from 16 starts. Had been given more ground but dropped back in distance for last two starts and showed improvement. Last out finished fifth over Niigata 2200m in August. Ran third over 2000m in previous start. Could get lucky with right trip.

Raito Karakaze

Has made board in 3 of 6 starts this year with sixth last out in Fukushima 2000m in July. Travels from midfield, good late speed. Could get lucky.

Satsuki Waltz

Raced predominately at 2000m and above being dropped back in distance for first time in 9 starts. Has not made top three in nearly a year. Not promising.

Tanta Gloria

8 starts in top three from 15 total. Given only 2 starts so far this year. Returned in March after over 7 months off for fourth in Chukyo mile. Second at Sapporo in September over 1800m last start. Has second in class above at this distance. Travels midfield. Good late speed and stamina. Should be primed. First time at Nakayama.


1 win from 6 starts with 4-4-16-6 this year, all over 1800-2000m. Ran sixth over Hakodate 2000m last out after 3-month spell. Is 1-4-4 at Nakayama. Return to venue a plus.

Wolf’s Howl

4 starts currently 7-2-1-3, with last 2 starts over 2000m. Last ran third at Nakayama after 2 months’ off. Good speed, good kick. Races on pace or in lead. Likely popular pick.