Japan Cup

The 37th running of The Japan Cup (G1)

Invitational race

Sunday, 26 November 2017

Distance (surface):
2,400 meters, Turf (about 12 furlongs)
Age:
3yo & up
Racecourse:
Tokyo Racecourse (Left-handed)
Maximum Number of Horses:
18
Early Nomination Close:
Tuesday, 10 October 2017
Early Nomination Reward:
Available to the connections
  making the Early Nomination and run in the Japan Cup
Late Nomination:
Please contact JRA offices
Nomination Fee:
Free of Charge
Deadline for arriving in Japan:
Thursday, 16 November 2017
Declaration:
Thursday, 23 November 2017
Declaration Fee:
¥300,000
Early Nomination Close (Free):10 October 2017 by noon local time The bonus system for the Japan Cup has changed from the Guidebook. Please refer to the below chart ("Bonus System").

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 55 kg (121lbs) 53 kg (117lbs)
3yo F 53 kg (117lbs) 51 kg (113lbs)

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2017.11.17
Japan Cup (G1) - Handicapper's Report on the Japanese Contenders
2017.11.17
Japan Cup (G1) - Training Report of Foreign Entries (as of November 17)
2017.11.17
Idaho arrives to Japan for Japan Cup (G1)
2017.11.16
Japan Cup (G1) - Data Analysis
2017.11.16
Japan Cup (G1) - Training Report of Foreign Entries (as of November 16)
2017.11.15
Japan Cup (G1) - Training Report of Foreign Entries (as of November 15)
2017.11.15
Exclusive Topics for JAPAN AUTUMN INTERNATIONAL 2017 - 3rd Edition -
2017.11.15
Past Performance of the Nominated Horses - 2017 Japan Cup (G1)
2017.11.15
Iquitos, Guignol arrive to Japan for Japan Cup (G1)
2017.11.14
Boom Time arrives to Japan ahead of Japan Cup (G1)
2017.11.10
Horses Accepted Invitations Overseas - Japan Cup (G1)
2017.11.09
Late Nominated Horse from Overseas - Japan Cup (G1)
2017.10.26
Exclusive Topics for JAPAN AUTUMN INTERNATIONAL 2017 - 2nd Edition -
2017.10.17
Nominated Horses from Overseas - Japan Cup (G1)
2017.10.04
JRA doubles Japan Cup winner's bonus money to $2 million
2017.09.28
Kitasan Black Aims for Consecutive Japan Cup Victory
2017.09.28
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2016.11.27
Kitasan Black Lives Up to High Expectations in Japan Cup | view video |
2016.11.26
Japan Cup (G1) - Morning Line (as of November 26)
2016.11.26
JRA Race Programme [Japan Cup (G1) day races - November 27]
2016.11.26
Japan Cup (G1) - Training Report of Foreign Entries (as of November 26)
2016.11.25
Japan Cup (G1) - Comments from Japanese runners' connections
2016.11.25
Japan Cup (G1) - Training Report of Foreign Entries (as of November 25)
2016.11.24
Japan Cup (G1) - Barrier Draw
2016.11.24
Japan Cup (G1) - Past performances of foreign horses
2016.11.24
Japan Cup (G1) - Profile of Japanese Horses Horses
2016.11.24
Japan Cup (G1) - Profile of Invited Horses
2016.11.24
Japan Cup (G1) - comments from five Japanese runners' connections
2016.11.24
Japan Cup (G1) - Training Report of Foreign Entries (Joint Press Conference:Nov. 24)
2016.11.23
Japan Cup (G1) - Training Report of Foreign Entries (as of November 23)
2016.11.22
Japan Cup (G1) - Training Report of Foreign Entries (as of November 22)
2016.11.22
Exclusive Topics for JAPAN AUTUMN INTERNATIONAL 2016 - 4th Edition -
2016.11.22
Japan Cup (G1) - Nominated Horse Ratings
2016.11.22
Japan Cup (G1) - Preview
2016.11.21
Japan Cup (G1) - Handicapper's Report on the Japanese Contenders
2016.11.18
Exclusive Topics for JAPAN AUTUMN INTERNATIONAL 2016 - 3rd Edition -
2016.11.18
Japan Cup (G1) - Data Analysis
2016.11.18
Foreign contenders arrive in Japan, prepare for Japan Cup (G1)
2016.11.17
Past Performance of the Nominated Horses - 2016 Japan Cup (G1)
2016.11.14
Horses Accepted Invitations - Japan Cup (G1)
2016.10.27
Exclusive Topics for JAPAN AUTUMN INTERNATIONAL 2016 - 2nd Edition -
2016.10.18
Nominated Horses from Overseas - Japan Cup (G1)
2016.09.28
Three-Year-Olds to Battle for Last Jewel of the 2016 Triple Crown
2016.09.28
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2016.09.28
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Past Winners

Winner (Country Trained) Time Jockey 2nd 3rd
1981 Mairzy Doates (USA) 2:25.3 C. Asmussen Frost King (CAN) The Very One (USA)
1982 Half Iced (USA) 2:27.1 D. Macbeth All Along (FR) April Run (FR)
1983 Stanerra (IRE) 2:27.6 B. Rouse Kyoei Promise (JPN) Esprit Du Nord (FR)
1984 Katsuragi Ace (JPN) 2:26.3 K. Nishiura Bedtime (GB) Symboli Rudolf (JPN)
1985 Symboli Rudolf (JPN) 2:28.8 Y. Okabe Rocky Tiger (JPN) The Filbert (NZ)
1986 Jupiter Island (GB) 2:25.0 P.J. Eddery Allez Milord (GB) Miho Shinzan (JPN)
1987 Le Glorieux (FR) 2:24.9 A. Lequeux Southjet (USA) Dyna Actress (JPN)
1988 Pay the Butler (USA) 2:25.5 C. McCarron Tamamo Cross (JPN) Oguri Cap (JPN)
1989 Horlicks (NZ) 2:22.2 L.A. O’Sullivan Oguri Cap (JPN) Pay the Butler (USA)
1990 Better Loosen Up (AUS) 2:23.2 M.A. Clarke Ode (FR) Cacoethes (GB)
1991 Golden Pheasant (USA) 2:24.7 G. Stevens Magic Night (FR) Shaftesbury Avenue (AUS)
1992 Tokai Teio (JPN) 2:24.6 Y. Okabe Naturalism (AUS) Dear Doctor (FR)
1993 Legacy World (JPN) 2:24.4 H. Kawachi Kotashaan (USA) Winning Ticket (JPN)
1994 Marvelous Crown (JPN) 2:23.6 K. Minai Paradise Creek (USA) Royce and Royce (JPN)
1995 Lando (GER) 2:24.6 M. Roberts Hishi Amazon (JPN) Hernando (FR)
1996 Singspiel (GB) 2:23.8 L. Dettori Fabulous la Fouine (JPN) Strategic Choice (GB)
1997 Pilsudski (GB) 2:25.8 M. Kinane Air Groove (JPN) Bubble Gum Fellow (JPN)
1998 El Condor Pasa (JPN) 2:25.9 M. Ebina Air Groove (JPN) Special Week (JPN)
1999 Special Week (JPN) 2:25.5 Y. Take Indigenous (HK) High Rise (UAE)
2000 T.M.Opera O (JPN) 2:26.1 R. Wada Meisho Doto (JPN) Fantastic Light (UAE)
2001 Jungle Pocket (JPN) 2:23.8 O.Peslier T.M.Opera O (JPN) Narita Top Road (JPN)
2002* Falbrav (ITY) 2:12.2 L. Dettori Sarafan (USA) Symboli Kris S (JPN)
2003 Tap Dance City (JPN) 2:28.7 T. Sato That's the Plenty (JPN) Symboli Kris S (JPN)
2004 Zenno Rob Roy (JPN) 2:24.2 O.Peslier Cosmo Bulk (JPN) Delta Blues (JPN)
2005 Alkaased (GB) 2:22.1 L. Dettori Heart's Cry (JPN) Zenno Rob Roy (JPN)
2006 Deep Impact (JPN) 2:25.1 Y. Take Dream Passport (JPN) Ouija Board(GB)
2007 Admire Moon (JPN) 2:24.7 Y. Iwata Pop Rock (JPN) Meisho Samson (JPN)
2008 Screen Hero (JPN) 2:25.5 M. Demuro Deep Sky (JPN) Vodka (JPN)
2009 Vodka(JPN) 2:22.4 C. Lemaire Oken Bruce Lee (JPN) Red Desire (JPN)
2010 Rose Kingdom (JPN) 2:25.2 Y. Take Buena Vista (JPN) Victoire Pisa (JPN)
2011 Buena Vista (JPN) 2:24.2 Y. Iwata Tosen Jordan (JPN) Jaguar Mail (JPN)
2012 Gentildonna (JPN) 2:23.1 Y. Iwata Orfevre (JPN) Rulership (JPN)
2013 Gentildonna (JPN) 2:26.1 R. Moore Denim and Ruby (JPN) Tosen Jordan (JPN)
2014 Epiphaneia (JPN) 2:23.1 C. Soumillon Just a Way (JPN) Spielberg (JPN)
2015 Shonan Pandora (JPN) 2:24.7 Kenichi Ikezoe Last Impact (JPN) Lovely Day (JPN)
2016 Kitasan Black (JPN) 2:25.8 Yutaka Take Sounds of Earth (JPN)

Cheval Grand (JPN)

  • *The race was held at Nakayama Racecourse, shortening the distance to 2,200m.

Archives

2016
  • Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

    Nov. 27, 2016
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

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    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

    Nov. 27, 2016
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

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

    Nov. 27, 2016
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

2015
  • Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

    Nov. 29, 2015
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

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

    Nov. 29, 2015
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

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

    Nov. 29, 2015
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

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

    Nov. 29, 2015
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

2014
  • Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

    Nov. 30, 2014
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

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

    Nov. 30, 2014
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

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

    Nov. 30, 2014
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

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

    Nov. 30, 2014
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

2013
  • Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

    Nov. 24, 2013
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

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

    Nov. 30, 2014
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

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    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

    Nov. 30, 2014
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

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

    Nov. 25, 2012
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

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

    Nov. 25, 2012
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

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

    Nov. 25, 2012
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

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

    Nov. 27, 2011
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

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

    Nov. 27, 2011
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

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

    Nov. 28, 2010
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

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

    Nov. 28, 2010
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

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

    Nov. 29, 2009
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

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

    Nov. 29, 2009
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

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

    Nov. 30, 2008
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

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

    Nov. 30, 2008
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

2007
  • Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)
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    Nov. 25, 2007
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  • Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

    Nov. 25, 2007
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

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

    Nov. 26, 2006
    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

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    Japan Cup (International Invitational) (G1)

    Nov. 26, 2006
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