Another Stakes Success for A Shin Top

Talented colt A Shin Top (3c Tale of the Cat x Ecology, by Unbridled’s Song) has started the New Year in top form after capturing the Grade III Nikkan Sports Sho Shinzen Kinen at Kyoto in Japan. Trained by Masato Nishizono, the colt posted his fourth win from five starts when scoring a tenacious neck victory in the 1600 metre feature. A $400,000 Keeneland September Yearling purchase for Eishindo Inc, A Shin Top is a half-brother to Grade I winner General Quarters and stakes-placed New Wave being one of four winners from Ecology.