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Lord Kanaloa Wins Japan Gr1 Sprinters Stakes
At Nakayama in Japan, outstanding 5YO sprinting entire Lord Kanaloa (King Kamehameha-Lady Blossom, by Storm Cat) scored a commanding 0.75-length win for trainer Takayuki Yasuda in the Gr1 Sprinters Stakes (1200m) for 3YO+, over 4YO entire Hakusan Moon (Admire Moon-Ciliege, by Sakura Bakushin O) & 6YO entire Mayano Ryujin (King Halo-Pot Brilliance, by King Glorious). This was the brilliant Lord Kanaloa's fifth Gr1 victory and took his record to 12 wins (including the Gr1 Sprinters Stakes, Gr1 Hong Kong Sprint, Gr1 Takamatsunomiya Kinen & Gr1 Yasuda Kinen) & 6 placings (including the Gr1 Takamatsunomiya Kinen) from 18 starts.