JRHA publishes the Select 2022 auction catalog
The Japanese Racing Horse Association (JRHA) has announced the release of the catalog for the 2022 JRHA Select Sale, available at https://www.jrha-selectsale.com/ which will take place July 11-12 at Northern Horse Park near the New Chitose airport. . The yearling session will take place on the first day and the colt session on the second day.
Japanese Thoroughbreds have excelled in recent international competitions, including 14 wins in six months across five different countries.
At the 2021 World Championships held in Del Mar, Japan was well represented by the 2017 JHRA graduate love only you who won the Maker’s Mark Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf (G1T). The 6-year-old mare did not disappoint on her next debut, winning the 2021 Hong Kong Cup (G1) in December in Sha Tin. The filly by Deep Impact (JPN) sold for $1,404,800 to DMM.com by shipper/breeder Northern Farm.
2016 JHRA graduate added to growing number of international Tier 1 achievements in Japan Glory Vase, which won the Longines Hong Kong Vase 2021 (G1). The Deep Impact mare was bred and consigned by Lake Villa Farm, sold for $517,400 to the Silk Horse Club who campaigned for the 7-year-old with earnings of over $6.5 million.
Japan were also dominant in Saudi Arabia, claiming four tier victories on the Saudi Cup night at the King Abdulaziz. At Meydan in Dubai, Japanese horses won five races on the evening of the Dubai World Cup, including the Dubai Turf sponsored by DP World (G1) won by Panthalassa and the Longines Dubai Sheema Classic (G1) won by Shahryar . There was also the Japanese success in Australia with Glimmer of hopewho won the Grand Syndicates Australasian Oaks (G1) in Morphettville.
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It’s obvious that Japanese-bred racers are internationally competitive.
Premium Japanese yearlings and colts are offered at the JHRA sale. Don’t miss the opportunity to acquire one of these young talents.
Last year at the Selective Sale two offerings took top honors, the first a yearling colt by Deep Impact, consigned as Hip 1 took top honors after being sold for $2,723,280 to Hasegawa Yuji of the Northern Farm draft.
The second, a one-year-old colt by Lord Kanaloa sold for the same price of $2,723,280 to Fujita Susumu from the Northern Farm offer.
JHRA plans to hold this year’s selective sale as a “live sale” with strict COVID protocols on the show grounds to prevent the spread of the virus. Online offers will be accepted.
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