Champions Cup

The 17th running of The Champions Cup (G1)

Sunday, 4 December 2016

Distance(surface):
1,800meters,Dirt(about 9 furlongs)
Age:
3yo & up
Racecource:
Chukyo Racecource(Left-handed)
Maximum Number of Horses:
16
Weight:
3yo 56kg / 4yo & up 57kg
Allowance:
Fillies and Mares:2kg
Southern Hemisphere Horses born in 2013:2kg

* Nominated foreign horses of the Champions Cup (G1) will be automatically nominated for the Tokyo Daishoten (G1), scheduled to be held at NAR's Ohi racecourse on December 29, 2016.

Nomination Close (Free):11 October 2016 by noon local time

Champions Cup Related News

2016.12.04
Sixth Favorite Sound True Revenges Last Year's Third-Place Finish by Holding off Race Favorite in This Year's Champions Cup | view video |
2016.12.03
Champions Cup (G1) - Morning Line (as of December 3)
2016.12.03
JRA Race Programme [Champions Cup (G1) day races - December 4]
2016.12.02
Champions Cup (G1) - comments from runners' connections
2016.12.02
Champions Cup (G1) - Barrier Draw
2016.11.30
Champions Cup (G1) - Profile of runners & Past results of foreign runners
2016.11.29
Champions Cup (G1) - Preview
2016.11.29
Champions Cup (G1) - Nominated Horse Ratings
2016.11.24
Champions Cup (G1) - Data Analysis
2016.11.24
Past Performance of the Nominated Horses - 2016 Champions Cup (G1)
2016.11.22
Exclusive Topics for JAPAN AUTUMN INTERNATIONAL 2016 - 4th Edition -
2016.11.18
Exclusive Topics for JAPAN AUTUMN INTERNATIONAL 2016 - 3rd Edition -
2016.11.16
Selected Horses from Overseas - Champions Cup (G1)
2016.10.27
Exclusive Topics for JAPAN AUTUMN INTERNATIONAL 2016 - 2nd Edition -
2016.10.24
Selected Horses from Overseas - Champions Cup (G1)
2016.10.18
First Nominated Horses from Overseas - Champions Cup (G1)
2016.09.28
New Power Seek to Take Over in Dirt Racing
2016.09.28
Exclusive Topics for JAPAN AUTUMN INTERNATIONAL 2016 - 1st Edition -
2015.12.06
Sambista Scores Upset Victory in This Year's Champions Cup to Become the First Female to Claim JRA-G1 Dirt Title | view video |
2015.12.05
Morning line for Champions Cup (G1)(as of December 5)
2015.12.05
JRA Race Programme [Champions Cup (G1) day races - December 6]
2015.12.05
Champions Cup (G1) - Training Report of Foreign Entry (as of December 5)
2015.12.04
2015 Champions Cup (G1) - comments from Japanese runners' connections
2015.12.04
Champions Cup (G1) - Training Report of Foreign Entry (as of December 4)
2015.12.04
Barrier Draw - Champions Cup (G1)
2015.12.03
2015 Champions Cup (G1) - Profile of Japanese Horses
2015.12.03
2015 Champions Cup (G1) - Profile of Invited Horses
2015.12.03
Champions Cup (G1) - Training Report of Foreign Entry (as of December 3)
2015.12.02
Champions Cup (G1) - Training Report of Foreign Entry (as of December 2)
2015.12.01
2015 Champions Cup (G1) - Nominated Horse Ratings
2015.12.01
Champions Cup (G1) - Training Report of Foreign Entry (as of December 1)
2015.11.27
Data Analysis for the "2015 Champions Cup (G1)"
2015.11.27
The 16th Champions Cup - Japan Autumn International - Handicapper's Report on the Japanese Contenders
2015.11.26
Champions Cup (G1) - Past Performance of Foreign horses (2000-2014)
2015.11.26
2015 Champions Cup (G1) - Preview
2015.11.25
Past Performance of the Nominated Horses - 2015 Champions Cup (G1)
2015.11.25
Hong Kong's Gun Pit arrives ahead of Champions Cup
2015.11.25
Exclusive Topics for JAPAN AUTUMN INTERNATIONAL 2015 - 4th Edition -
2015.11.20
Selected Horses from Foreign Countries - Champions Cup (G1)
2015.10.30
Japan Cup Prospects Prepare for Tenno Sho (Autumn)
2015.10.30
Horse Racing in Japan Continues to Make Gains
2015.10.30
Exclusive Topics for JAPAN AUTUMN INTERNATIONAL 2015 - 2nd Edition -
2015.10.16
Selected Horses from Foreign Countries - Champions Cup (G1)
2015.10.16
First Nominated Horses from Foreign Countries - Champions Cup (G1)
2015.10.08
Dirt Champions Still Going Strongly
2015.10.08
Exclusive Topics for Japan Autumn International 2015 - 1st Edition -

Past Winners

Winner (Country Trained) Time Jockey 2nd 3rd
2000 Wing Arrow (JPN) 2:07.2 Y. Okabe Sanford City (JPN) Lord Sterling (USA)
2001 Kurofune (JPN) 2:05.9 Y. Take Wing Arrow (JPN) Miracle Opera (JPN)
2002* Eagle Cafe (JPN) 1:52.2 L. Dettori Regent Bluff (JPN) Admire Don (JPN)
2003 Freetstreet Dancer (USA) 2:09.2 J. Coat Admire Don (JPN) Hagino High Grade (JPN)
2004 Time Paradox (JPN) 2:08.7 Y. Take Admire Don (JPN) Gene Crisis (JPN)
2005 Kane Hekili (JPN) 2:08.0 Y. Take Seeking the Dia (JPN) Star King Man (JPN)
2006 Alondite (JPN) 2:08.5 H. Goto Seeking the Dia (JPN) Field Rouge (JPN)
2007 Vermilion (JPN) 2:06.7 Y. Take Field Rouge (JPN) Sunrise Bacchus (JPN)
2008** Kane Hekili (JPN) 1:49.2 C. Lemaire Meisho Tokon (JPN) Vermilion (JPN)
2009 Espoir City(JPN) 1:49.9 T. Sato Silk Mobius(JPN) Golden Ticket(JPN)
2010 Transcend (JPN) 1:48.9 S. Fujita Glorious Noah (JPN) Admire Subaru (JPN)
2011 Transcend (JPN) 1:50.6 S. Fujita Wonder Acute (JPN) Espoir City (JPN)
2012 Nihonpiro Ours (JPN) 1:48.8 M. Sakai Wonder Acute (JPN) Hokko Tarumae (JPN)
2013 Belshazzar (JPN) 1:50.4 C. Lemaire Wonder Acute (JPN) Hokko Tarumae (JPN)
2014 Hokko Tarumae (JPN) 1:51.0 H. Miyuki Namura Victor (JPN) Roman Legend (JPN)
2015 Sambista(JPN) 1:50.4 Mirco Demuro Nonkono Yume(JPN) Sound True(JPN)
  • *The race was held at Nakayama Racecourse, shortening the distance to 1,800m.
  • **The race has been held at Hanshin Racecourse since 2008, shortening the distance to 1,800m

Archives

2016
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2014
2013
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    Dec. 1, 2013
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    Dec. 1, 2013
    Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)

2012
  • Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)
    Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)

    Dec. 2, 2012
    Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)

  • Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)
    Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)

    Dec. 2, 2012
    Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)

2011
  • Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)
    Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)

    Dec. 4, 2011
    Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)

  • Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)
    Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)

    Dec. 4, 2011
    Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)

2010
  • Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)
    Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)

    Dec. 5, 2010
    Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)

  • Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)
    Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)

    Dec. 5, 2010
    Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)

2009
  • Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)
    Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)

    Dec. 6, 2009
    Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)

  • Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)
    Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)

    Dec. 6, 2009
    Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)

2008
  • Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)
    Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)

    Dec. 7, 2008
    Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)

  • Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)
    Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)

    Dec. 7, 2008
    Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)

2007
  • Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)
    Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)

    Nov. 24, 2007
    Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)

  • Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)
    Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)

    Nov. 24, 2007
    Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)

2006
  • Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)
    Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)

    Nov. 25, 2006
    Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)

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    Nov. 25, 2006
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