04/09/2006 11:00PM

Kiss to Heaven wins at 12-1

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Kiss to Heaven outrallied Admire Kiss to take the $1.76 million Oka Sho, or Japanese 1000 Guineas, at Hanshin.

Kiss to Heaven, off at 12-1 for trainer Hirofumi Toda, prevailed by three-quarters of a length under Katsumi Ando. Admire Kiss, the 7-5 favorite, finished a nose in front of Koiuta for second. The time for the mile on firm ground was 1:34.60.