Japan Racing Preview – 14th March 2023

Racing And Sports brings you the best daily bets from the Japanese NAR circuit.

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It's a big day with six meetings across the NAR Circuits for Tuesday, with racing in Kochi, Himeji, Nagoya, Mizusawa, Kanazawa and Funabashi. Here are our best bets across the day.


KOCHI Race 2 - #7 Love In Fall 

The six-year-old mare has a consistent performer this preparation, finishing first or second in all fours runs. Teams up again with rider H Yoshihara  and can get the job done again here. Main danger will be the equally consistent Sano Honey , who loves this track and trip, but can find herself in the firing line when tiring late. Should be a good battle between the two mares.


HIMEJI Race 8 - #7 Morning Haze 

This four-year-old entire is a promising type who is unbeaten after two runs, with a massive 30-length win over 1400m on debut here, and the latest an 8-length win over 1400m at this track also. Tomohiro Sasada  stays aboard, and he is a big chance to win again.


NAGOYA Race 10 - #3 Kfir 

Resumed from a three-month spell with a strong all-the-way win over 1700m here on the 13th of February. Appears to have come back in very good order off the break, and from a favourable barrier, he should be able to get the job done again. Main danger will be in the form of Mayu Green , a progressive type who is in line for a hat-trick of wins.


MIZUZAWA Race 11 - #7 Chana 

The six-year-old mare is a consistent performer and is back from a spell of eleven weeks. She only finished outside the top-three once in thirteen runs last campaign and has teamed up again with Toshiya Yamamoto  for her resuming race. The one to watch.


KANAZAZWA Race 9 - #4 Mujo 

Hard to recommend anything other than the outstanding four-year-old entire Mujo here. Currently on a nine run winning streak, and briefly freshened for 30 days, he drops back in trip for today's outing. Back to the 1400m race, he will be very, very hard to beat. 


FUNABASHI Race 1 - #9 Smart Aegis 

The seven-year-old gelding just loves this track and trip, and has placed either first or second in each of his last nine runs. Comes here off a 35-day let-up and will be keen to add to his impressive record. His main threat will be the much younger four-year-old entire, Rainbow Polaris , who is resuming today after a very successful maiden campaign, winning two from four starts. Will be a very interesting battle.

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