T.M. Opera O captures Japan Cup
(TOKYO) -- Japan's T. M. Opera O stayed undefeated in 2000 as the 4-year-old Japan bred colt by Opera House became the first favorite to win the Japan Cup in 13 years. American runners John's Call was ninth in the field of sixteen with Timboroa 11th. The Japan Cup with a record purse of 476-million yen ( over 4.5 million U.S.) is the richest turf race in the world.
The 20th running of Japan's International Invitational was run on Sunday, November 26th before a crowd limited to 150,000 because ...
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