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Jungle Pocket Adds Japan Gr2

Tuesday, 24th September 2013

At Nakayama in Japan, former Hollylodge Thoroughbreds & NZ Rich Hill Stud shuttler & 2001 Japanese Horse Of The Year Jungle Pocket (Tony Bin-Dance Charmer, by Nureyev) added a group success when 5YO entire Verde Green (Jungle Pocket-Lady Derby, by Special Week) scored by a neck for trainer Ikuo Aizawa in the Gr2 Sankei Sho All Comers (11 furlongs) for 3YO+, over 5YO gelding Meisho Naruto (Heart's Cry-Stapes Mitsuko, by Carnegie) & 5YO entire Danon Ballade (Deep Impact-Lady Ballade, by Unbridled). This was Verde Green's first stakes victory and took his record to 6 wins & 2 placings from 18 starts.

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