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What the Horse Racing Nation is saying about Red Desire...

Buena Vista (pictured below), disqualified from the win in the Japan Cup (G1), and second home in the Dubai Sheema Classic (G1), makes an appearance in Sunday’s Arima Kinen (G1) while Maktoum Challenge (G2) winner Red Desire returns from the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf (G1).  The put-up...Read More
In a thrilling finish, Shared Account edged defending champion and heavy favorite Midday in the 2010 Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf. The Sagamore Farm filly was ridden to victory by Edgar Prado. Graham Motion trains the daughter of Pleasantly Perfect and she lit up the tote to the tune of $94.Kee...Read More
We all know who the favorites are and who the contenders are. But we also know that no Breeders' Cup is complete without its share of longshots.So here goes. Try these Friday longshots on for size. MARATHON It’s actually hard to figure out who the longshots are in this race and who the contenders ar...Read More
Love this filly and her Silks....
BREEDERS’ CUP MARATHON (G3) – 1 ¾ MILES Jamie Spencer has struggled mightily when riding in America, but Paul Cole has had success at the Breeders’ Cup before (second in the BC Classic in 1990) and the dirt breeding on #11 PRECISION BREAK indicates he should love getting this trip at Churchill. &nbs...Read More
American horses could have a tough time in the Emirates Airlines Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. I). Not only is European invader Midday back to defend her title, Japan has sent a formidable adversary in Red Desire.A group I winner in her native Japan, 4-year-old Red Desire is the wealthies...Read More
The way some people are talking, you would think the connections of Paddy O'Prado and Gio Ponti are suffering from dirt on the brain. Paddy O’Prado is already committed to the Breeders’ Cup Classic (gr. I), while Gio Ponti was pre-entered with a first preference for the Classic, a race in which he f...Read More
Red Desire (Jpn) is a Group 1 winner on turf in her native Japan, and she notched a Group 2 win against males on the synthetic Tapeta Footings surface at Meydan Racecourse this March. On Saturday, the four-year-old filly appeared at home on the dirt at Churchill Downs in a sharp five-furlong workout...Read More
It’s hard to believe we’re almost there. Monday, Oct. 25, is pre-entries day, and then we can dissect the plethora of Breeders’ Cup races in earnest. You better ingest what follows quickly, because you can bet it’s going to change by the minute, as was the case with our rundown of the Nov. 6 races a...Read More
We’re less than three weeks away from the 27th Breeders’ Cup, contested over two days at Churchill Downs on November 5th and 6th.  Each week leading up to it I’ll run down my top 5 in each division, which will be updated based on defections and different choices made by connections.  Here’...Read More
I kinda liked Haynesfield; he seemed to be the clear speed of the field with the only question being if Rail Trip would be able to press the issue in his real dirt debut and wearing an aluminum pad. But everyone was saying that a son of Speightstown couldn't possibly win at a mile and a quarter, and...Read More
Ave charged between favored Red Desire and Changing Skies in the shadow of the wire Saturday afternoon at Belmont Park to take a thrilling edition of the  Grade 1, $500,000 Flower Bowl Invitational by a head.   Settled towards the back as Gozzip Girl towed the field of seven fillies and ma...Read More
Red Desire, a Group 1 winner in Japan, will make her first start in North America when she faces seven fillies and mares in the 33rd running of the Grade 1, $500,000 Flower Bowl Invitational on Super Saturday at Belmont Park.   In 2009, Red Desire won the Group 1 Shuka Sho, was runner-up in th...Read More
Grade 1 Flower Bowl Invitational hopeful Red Desire pleased her connections with an easy 1:04.97 five-furlong breeze yesterday in her first official workout in the United States.   “She went very easily and is a happy horse right now,” said Nobutaka Tada, racing manager for Tokyo Horseracing C...Read More
Japanese invader Red Desire has settled in at Belmont Park as she awaits a start in the Grade 1 Flower Bowl Invitational on Saturday, October 2.   “She has been doing very well and really likes the track,” said Nobutaka Tada, racing manager for Tokyo Horseracing Co. Ltd. “She has been canterin...Read More
I try to temper my anticipation for the Breeders’ Cup because I know it is still almost seven weeks away, but it is not easy when I think about what will be at this year’s two-day smorgasbord. I honestly believe that this year’s Cup is shaping up as one of the best in history. Luckily, I have great ...Read More
Move over Zenyatta, Blame, Quality Road, and Lookin At Lucky. You may have company in the form of a Japanese invader. Espoir City, a speedy 5-year-old horse by Japanese stallion Gold Allure, who was a son of Sunday Silence, is being pointed to the Breeders’ Cup Classic (gr. I) on Nov. 6 at Churchill...Read More
Red Desire, the Group 1 winner in Japan who will make her next start in the Grade 1 Flower Bowl Invitational at Belmont Park on October 2, completed the lengthy journey from her native country to New York when she arrived at Aqueduct Racetrack yesterday and will be transferred to Belmont tomorrow o...Read More
Red Desire, the one horse to defeat Gloria De Campeao in the Maktoum Challenge (G2) before he went on to win the 2010 Dubai World Cup (G1), has arrived in America in preparation for two races this autumn.  Trained by Mikio Matsunaga, Red Desire is expected to contest the Flower Bowl Invitationa...Read More
The flashing winner of the 2010 Maktoum Challenge – R3 (G2), Red Desire will be aimed for two starts in the United States this fall.  Trainer Mikio Matsunaga will send his daughter of the sneaky sire Manhattan Cafe to New York’s Belmont Park for a prep race in the Flower Bowl Invitational (G1) ...Read More

Red Desire - Race Results & Past Performances

View Details08/21/11Red Desire3rdSap81 1/4 mTSapporo Kinen-G2 3+ MTosen JordanAxionRed Desire2:00.40
View Details12/26/10Red Desire14thNak61 9/16 mTArima Kinen-G1 3+ MVictoire PisaBuena VistaTo The Glory2:32.60
View DetailsView Video11/05/10Red Desire4thCD91 3/8 m TBreeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf-G1 3+ FShared AccountMiddayKeertana2:17.74
View DetailsView Video10/02/10Red Desire3rdBel71 1/4 mTFlower Bowl Invitational-G1 3+ FAveChanging SkiesRed Desire2:08.54
View Details05/16/10Red Desire4thTok41 mileTVictoria Mile-G1 4+ FBuena VistaHikaru AmaranthusNishino Blue Moon1:32.40
View Details03/27/10Red Desire11thMey81 1/4 mSDubai World Cup-G1 3+ MGloria De CampeaoLizard's DesireAllybar2:03.83
View Details03/04/10Red Desire1stMey51 1/4 mSAl Maktoum Challenge - Rd. 3 -G2 3+ MRed DesireGloria De CampeaoMr Brock2:02.62
View Details11/29/09Red Desire3rdTok41 1/2mTJapan Cup-G1 3+ MVodkaOken Bruce LeeRed Desire2:22.40
View Details10/18/09Red Desire1stKyo51 1/4 mTShuka Sho-G1 3 FRed DesireBuena VistaBroad Street1:58.20
View Details05/24/09Red Desire2ndTok41 1/2mTYushun Himba (Japanese Oaks)-G1 3 FBuena VistaRed DesireGerminal2:26.10
View Details04/12/09Red Desire2ndHan41 mileTOka Sho (Japanese 1,000 Guineas)-G1 3 FBuena VistaRed DesireGerminal1:34.00