This racecourse is located in Niigata City alongside of the Japan Sea. Niigata Racecourse was completely renovated in 2001. Major races are the Sekiya Kinen (G3), the Niigata Kinen (G3), the Niigata Daishoten, the Ibis Summer Dash, the Niigata Nisai Stakes, and the Niigata Jump Stakes (J-G3).
Admission: 100 Yen (live race day)
URL: http://jra.jp/facilities/race/niigata/index.html (Japanese)
- Approx. 40 minutes by nonstop bus leaving in front of JR Niigata Station.
Approx. 30 minutes by bus from JR Shibata Station.
Approx. 15 minutes by nonstop bus from JR Toyosaka Station.
(All of the above operate on days when the Niigata Racecourse has live races)
- Approx. 20 minutes by car from Niigata Airport.