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Unbridled's Song Adds Japan Black-Type
Also in Japan, former Arrowfield Stud shuttler Unbridled's Song (Unbridled-Trolley Song, by Caro) added a black-type success when US-bred 5YO mare La Verita (Unbridled's Song-Go Classic, by Gone West) raced away for a 6-lengths victory in the ¥42.5 million (A$490,000) Listed Sparkling Lady Cup (1600m) for fillies & mares at Kawasaki. La Verita (ridden by Yutaka Take for trainer Shigeki Matsumoto) defeated 6YO mare Toho Dolce (South Vigorous-Toho Wind, by Brian’s Time) & UK-bred 3YO filly I Am Actress (Agnes Tachyon- I Am The Winner, by Danzig Connection). La Verita (a US$320,000 yearling at the 2007 Keeneland September Sale) took her record to 11 wins (also including May’s Listed Kashiwa Kinen over 1600m at Funabashi, March’s Listed Empress Hai Stakes over 2100m at Kawasaki & February’s Listed TCK Jo-Oh Hai over 1800m at Tokyo, plus 2010's Listed Sparkling Lady Cup over 1600m at Kawasaki & Listed Nagoya Daishoten over 1900m, as well as both 2009's Gr2 Kanto Oaks over 2100m at Kawasaki & Gr3 Sparkling Lady Cup over 1600m at Kawasaki) & 6 placings (including 2010's Gr3 Sirius Stakes over 2000m at Hanshin, Listed Marine Cup over 1600m at Funabashi & Listed Empress Hai Stakes over 2100m at Kawasaki, plus 2009's Listed Hyogo Gold Trophy over 1400m at Sonada) from 28 starts for ¥320.933 million (A$3.69m) earnings.