Kitasan Black will be in spotlight after his performance at the Tenno Sho Spring.The 5 year old son of Black Tide has won the Tenno Sho Spring for two consecutive years in 2016 and 2017. If he goes to win this race, he will be only the fifh horse to win three Tenno sho races.
The Tenno Sho (Autumn) is considered the first leg of the Japanese Autumn Triple Crown. This race is run on turf over 2000m. The tenno sho is the one the only two graded races run on turf over 2000 meters at Tokyo Racecourse.
Also horses to watch for are Neorealism, Satano Crown, Real Steel, Satano Aladdin, Soul Stirring and Staphanos.