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Erin Court Wins Gr1 Japanese Oaks
In Japan yesterday, Erin Court (Durandal-Erin Bird, by Bluebird) prevailed in a 3-way photo-finish to the ¥228.43 million (A$2.673m) Gr1 Yushun Himba-Japanese Oaks (2400m) for 3YO fillies at Tokyo. Erin Court (ridden by Hiroki Goto for trainer Kizuhide Sasada) notched her 3rd consecutive victory this season in scoring by a neck from front-running Pure Brise (Monsun-Purity, by Peintre Celebre) with a further nose to Whale Capture (Kurofune-Global Peace, by Sunday Silence). Erin Court now has 4 wins from 9 starts for ¥164,682,000 (A$1.927m) earnings.