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The Japanese successfully defend home turf

The Japanese are known worldwide for their incredible hospitality. But this past weekend at Tokyo Race Course they were polite but were also dominant.

Updated: November 26, 2001, 12:26 AM ET
By Chris Lincoln | Special to ESPN.com

TOKYO, Japan - The Japanese are known worldwide for their incredible hospitality. Always, it seems, bowing to the wishes of others. This past weekend at the Tokyo Race Course they were polite ... but they were also quite dominant.

In the 11th leg of the Emirates World Series Race Championship, the Japan Cup, there were eight Japanese runners hosting seven foreign challengers. North America sent horses from four of its Hall of Fame trainers: Timboroa (Bobby Frankel); Cagney (Richard Mandella); ...

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