Tokyo Racecourse located in Fuchu city, was built in 1933, and is considered the 'racecourse of racecourses' in Japanese horseracing. A grand opening was held in 2007 after the completion of seven years renovation work. The course has become emblematic of the next-generation racecourse with the multi-screen "Turf Vision", recognized as the world's largest TV screen, which displays sharp, powerful images and a wealth of information on its three High Definition screens. The major races are the Japan Cup (G1), the Tokyo Yushun (the Japanese Derby), the Tenno Sho (autumn; G1), the Yasuda Kinen (G1), the Yushun Himba (the Japanese Oaks), the February Stakes (G1), the NHK Mile Cup and the Victoria Mile.
Admission: 200 Yen (live race day)
* Free admission on days when the racecourse does not have live races and is used for off-track betting facility.
URL: http://jra.jp/facilities/race/tokyo/index.html (Japanese)
- Approx. 2 minutes on foot from Keio Line Fuchu Keiba Seimon Mae Station to the Main Gate using the special overpass.
(Approx. 22 minutes from Keio Line Shinjuku Station by limited express or local limited express, transferring at Higashi-Fuchu Station, on days when the Tokyo Racecourse has live races)
- Approx. 10 minutes on foot from the South Exit of Keio Line Higashi-Fuchu Station to the Racecourse East Gate.
(Approx. 20 minutes from Keio Line Shinjuku Station by limited express or local limited express on days when the Tokyo Racecourse has live races)
- Approx. 5 minutes on foot from the special ticket gate of the JR Musashino Line / Nambu Line Fuchu-Honmachi Station to the West Gate using the special overpass.
* The special ticket gate is open on days when the racecourse has live races and days when the racecourse is used as off track betting facility.