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Eishen Flash Wins Japan Gr1 Tenno Sho
In Japan, former Darley shuttler King's Best (Kingmambo-Allegretta, by Lombard) added a Gr1 triumph when 5YO entire Eishen Flash (King's Best-Moonlady, by Platini) scored a half-length victory in the ¥274.96 million Gr1 Tenno Sho-Autumn (2000m) at Tokyo. Eishen Flash (ridden by M. Demuro for trainer H. Fujiwara) defeated 3YO colt Fenomeno (Stay Gold-De Laroche, by Danehill) & 5YO horse Rulership (King Kamehameha-Air Groove, by Tony Bin). Eishen Flash now has 5 wins (also including the Gr1 Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby) and Gr3 Keisei Hai) & 7 placings (including the Gr1 Arima Kinen, 2011 Gr1 Tenno Sho, Gr2 Shimbun Hai, Gr1 Takarazuka Kinen, Gr1 Satsuki Sho & Gr2 Osaka Hai) from 20 starts for ¥632,098,900 earnings.