Champions Cup

The 18th running of The Champions Cup (G1)

Sunday, 3 December 2017

Distance (surface):
1,800 meters, Dirt (about 9 furlongs)
Age:
3yo & up
Racecourse:
Chukyo Racecourse (Left-handed)
Maximum Number of Horses:
16
Nomination Close:
Tuesday, 10 October 2017
Nomination Fee:
Free of Charge
Deadline for arriving in Japan:
Thursday, 23 November 2017
Declaration:
Thursday, 30 November 2017
Declaration Fee:
¥300,000

* 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, 2017.

Nomination Close (Free):10 October 2017 by noon local time

Weight

Age / Sex Northern Hemisphere Bred Southern Hemisphere Bred
4yo+ C, H & G 57 kg (126lbs) 57 kg (126lbs)
4yo+ F & M 55 kg (121lbs) 55 kg (121lbs)
3yo C & G 56 kg (124lbs) 54 kg (119lbs)
3yo F 54 kg (119lbs) 52 kg (115lbs)

Champions Cup Related News

2017.12.03
Eighth Favorite Gold Dream Revenges Last Year's Defeat by Claiming This Year's Champions Cup | view video |
2017.12.02
Champions Cup (G1) - Morning Line (as of December 2)
2017.12.02
JRA Race Programme [Champions Cup (G1) day races - December 3]
2017.12.01
Champions Cup (G1) - Comments from runners' connections
2017.12.01
Champions Cup (G1) - Barrier Draw
2017.11.28
Champions Cup (G1) - Nominated Horse Ratings
2017.11.28
Champions Cup (G1) - Preview
2017.11.24
Champions Cup (G1) - Data Analysis
2017.11.22
Past Performance of the Nominated Horses - 2017 Champions Cup (G1)
2017.11.21
Exclusive Topics for JAPAN AUTUMN INTERNATIONAL 2017 - 4th Edition -
2017.11.14
Selected Horses from Overseas - Champions Cup (G1)
2017.10.26
Exclusive Topics for JAPAN AUTUMN INTERNATIONAL 2017 - 2nd Edition -
2017.10.18
Selected Horses from Overseas - Champions Cup (G1)
2017.10.17
First Nominated Horses from Overseas - Champions Cup (G1)
2017.09.28
Close Competition Continues in Dirt Category
2017.09.28
Exclusive Topics for JAPAN AUTUMN INTERNATIONAL 2017 - 1st Edition -
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 -

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)
2016 Sound True (JPN) 1:50.1 Takuya Ono Awardee (USA) Asukano Roman (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

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2013
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    Dec. 1, 2013
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2012
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    Dec. 2, 2012
    Japan Cup Dirt (International Invitational) (G1)

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

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

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    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)

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

    Nov. 25, 2006
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