Horse Racing
2019 Farewell Stakes - Form Comments

20/12/2019 17:34

1200m – Dirt

Akanesasu 3 wins in 11 outings. Finished in top 3 in four recent starts, including taking a 1200m event a class below at Nakayama on 16 September latest. Races on speed or sits handily. Handles all going.
Aster Swing 4 wins in 27 starts. Winless since last July. 2nd in Yamabiko Stakes (1150m) at Fukushima in July but finished below par in the following 2 starts. Generally races close to the speed. No track concerns.
Overwrite 3 wins from 16 starts. 3rd in this race last year, but finished below par in 5 starts this term. Races back. Handles all going.
Thistle 3 wins from 17 outings. Missed on board only once in 7 starts this year. Won by 3.5L over 1200m at Nakayama on 7 December latest. Races on speed or sits handily. No track worries.
Justin 3 wins from 11 starts. Unplaced over 1300m at Tokyo in October but bounced back and won over 1400m at Hanshin on 8 December latest. Likes to lead. Tested only on fast and good.
Jasper Prince 3 wins from 15 starts. Finished 1st and 3rd respectively in first 2 starts this year. Below par in the next three starts but ran 1.3L 3rd in Migake Stakes (1400m) at Hanshin on 30 November last out. Likes to lead but has won taking sit. Tested all on fast but one good going.
Suzuka Grathe 4 wins including 3 over the course and distance from 31 starts. Took his fourth win over 1200m at Niigata on 1 September latest. Ridden on speed but can sit handily. No track worries.
Spirit One Bell 3 wins from 11 outings. Won 2 of 4 starts this year including latest over 1200m at Hanshin in June. Generally takes lead or settles midfield. No track issues.
Tamamo Chorus 4 wins from 27 starts. Finished disappointing 11th in Aqualine Stakes (1200m) at Nakayama on 7 December latest. His fourth win was over 1000m three races back at Sapporo in August. Generally ridden close to speed. No ground issues.
Black Runner 3 wins from 25 outings. Won over the course and distance in March but well beaten in 5 starts since. Can be ridden forward or back. Won on fast going.
Meisho Mirai 3 wins from 15 starts. Scored a win and three 2nds in first four starts this year, but was disappointing when 9th in Kannazuki Stakes (1400m) at Tokyo in October latest. Generally ridden off speed. Won on fast, good and muddy.
Rimondi 4 wins from 12 outings. Won over 1200m as his seasonal debut at Nakayama in April but unplaced past two runs. Can be ridden on speed. Won on fast and sloppy.
Ryuno Yukina 4 wins in 24 starts. Has been lifted after three unplaced runs when 2.8L 4th in Osaka Sports Hai (1400m) at Hanshin in September and finished in the money on three recent lead-up runs. Best on fast and good. Generally leads or sits handy.
Ruggero 3 wins in 19 starts, also finished 8th in the G2 UAE Derby (1900m) in March, 2018. Winless since taking a 1400m at Tokyo a class below last June. Sound 3rd in Hokuriku Stakes (1200m) at Niigata in October but finished below par again last out. Ridden off speed. Handles on muddy track as well.
Lord Ace 3 wins in 12 starts. Was well beaten in two recent lead-up runs. Races handy. Won on fast, good and muddy.
Wildfang 3 wins over 1200m from 7 outings. Won over the course and distance a class below two starts back in September, before finishing 3.8L 9th over 1400m at Tokyo in October last out. Tested only on fast and good.