Congratulations, BIG JOHN B, for winning this year’s running of the Tokyo City Cup GIII at Santa Anita Park.

BIG JOH B settled off the pace inside, include forward on the final turn, waited briefly then split horses a quarter mile out, came out into the strech, railed under urging to gain the lead past midstrech and won clear.

Class Leader  (Jockey: Victor Espinoza) and BLINGO (Jockey: Alex Soils) finished 2nd and 3rd.

2016Tokyo City Cup GIII WINNING HORSE RACE FACT SHEET

Name of Race: Tokyo City Cup GIII
Winning Horse: “BIG JOHN B”
Jockey:  Rafael Bejarano
Owner: Michael House
Trainer: Philip D’Amato
 
Race Type: Graded Stakes
Purse: $100,000
Eligibility: 4 Year Old and Upward
Time: 2:28.79
Distance: 1 1/2 Miles
PAST WINNERS
The history of the Tokyo City Cup is rich.Below you can view a 13-year history of the Tokyo City Cup GIII race winners.

YEAR HORSE
2015
  “SKYKINGDAM” MORE
2014
  “MAJESTIC HARBOR” MORE
2013
  “SKY KINGDAM” MORE
2012
  “DYNAMIC HOST” MORE
2011
  “WORTH REPEATING” MORE
2010
  “TAP IT LIGHT “ MORE
2009
  “STREAM CAT “ MORE
2008
  “NIAGARA CAUSEWAY “ MORE
2007
  “FAIRBANKS’ MORE
2006
  “PREACHINATTHEBAR” MORE
2005 “SUPAH BLITZ”
TOKYO CITY CUP UPGRADED TO GIII IN 2005
2004 “ENDER’S SHADOW”
2003 “BOSQUE REDONDO”
2002 “FUTURAL”
2001 “LUFTIKUS”
2000 “CLASSIC CAT”