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Aust-Bred Fuji Kiseki Son Wins Japan Gr2
Also in Japan, former Arrowfield Stud shuttler Fuji Kiseki (Sunday Silence-Millracer, by Le Fabuleux) added a group success when Australian-bred 6YO entire Kinshasa No Kiseki (Fuji Kiseki-Keltshaan, by Pleasant Colony) won the ¥116.02m (A$1.477m) Gr2 Mainichi Broadcast Swan Stakes (1400m) at Kyoto. Kinshasa No Kiseki (ridden by Christophe Soumillon for trainer Noriyuki Hori) defeated 3YO colt Early Robusto (Bubble Gum Fellow-Quiet Earth, by Mazel Trick) & 5YO entire Maruka Phoenix (Dance In The Dark-Miss Kirsty, by Miswaki). In 2008, Kinshasa No Kiseki won the Gr3 Hakodate Sprint Stakes (1200m) at Hakodate & placed in the Gr1 Sprinters Stakes (1200m at Nakayama, Gr1 Takamatsunomiya Kinen (1200m) at Chukyo & Listed Keeneland Cup (1200m) at Sapporo. And previously he also placed in both 2007's Gr2 Centaur Stakes (1200m) at Hanshin & 2006's Gr1 NKH Mile Cup (1600m) at Tokyo.