Horse Racing: PLANET TURF; THE WORLD OF RACING

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AMERICA

STREET SENSE looked special when winning last year's Breeders' Cup Juvenile and he got his three-year-old campaign off to a flyer by beating Any Given Saturday in last week's Tampa Bay Derby. The pair are among the favourites for the Kentucky Derby. Curlin became the hot KD name when he won at Oaklawn Park. The week before, Circular Quay hit the headlines with a smart victory in the Louisiana Derby.

The ultra-smart Hard Spun was surprsingly beaten at Oaklawn last time but is on the comeback trail in today's Lane's End Stakes (G2, 9f) at Turfway.

HONG KONG

FLORAL PEEGASUS looked a good thing in last weekend's Mercedes-Benz Hong Kong Derby (G1, 10f) at Sha Tin .. but outsider Vital King spoiled the party. Brett Prebble produced Vital King with a late run to catch Floral Pegasus on the line. It was a bad day if you tried to 'buy' money. Hotpot Armada was also touched off - by Good Ba Ba - in the Chairman's Trophy (G2, 8f).

JAPAN

SHE IS TOSHO is the track record holder over six furlongs at Chukyo racetrack in Nagoya and this weekend the seven-year-old mare will be having her last race over her favourite course. …