Day: February 12, 2009

Weekend Preview

Gaeseon Janggun / Namchonuijijon return
Three class 1 races headline the weekend’s action which will get underway at Busan Race Park tomorrow afternoon. Busan will host two of those big handicaps and Friday’s feature will see a host of big names including Crafty Louis, Florida Native, Hardride, Dangdae Star and Bugyeong Choegang. Racing will return to Busan on Sunday when 2008 Minister’s Cup winner Gaeseon Janggun makes his first appearance as a four year old.

Namchonuijijon will headline Seoul’s big race of the weekend which comes on Saturday afternoon. The five year old will be up against Natural Nine, Saebyeok Dongja, Best Condition and Hwangnyongsaji amongst a field of eleven.

Busan Race Park

Friday February 13: 10 races, post time 13:00
Sunday February 15: 6 races, post time 12:30

Seoul Race Park

Saturday February 14: 12 races, post time 11:10
Sunday February 15: 11 races, post time 11:10

Jeju Race Park hosts eight races on Saturday and ten on Sunday with first post at 12:30 on both days. It is forecast to be remarkably warm for the time of year in Busan Friday with temperatures as high as 17, however, this is likely to be accompanied by rain. Seoul is forecast to be cool and dry.