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)

Total Value JPY 648,000,000(about US$5,634,783)

Prize Money for the Winner: JPY 300,000,000 (about US$2,608,696)

Prize money
JPY USD GBP EUR AUD HKD
Winner 300,000,000 2,608,696 2,068,966 2,500,000 3,529,412 20,000,000
2nd 120,000,000 1,043,478 827,586 1,000,000 1,411,765 8,000,000
3rd 75,000,000 652,174 517,241 625,000 882,353 5,000,000
4th 45,000,000 391,304 310,345 375,000 529,412 3,000,000
5th 30,000,000 260,870 206,897 250,000 352,941 2,000,000
Participation Incentive Money
6th 24,000,000 208,696 165,517 200,000 282,353 1,600,000
7th 21,000,000 182,609 144,828 175,000 247,059 1,400,000
8th 18,000,000 156,522 124,138 150,000 211,765 1,200,000
9th 9,000,000 78,261 62,069 75,000 105,882 600,000
10th 6,000,000 52,174 41,379 50,000 70,588 400,000
Total 648,000,000 5,634,783 4,468,966 5,400,000 7,623,529 43,200,000

Trophies to the winner

JPY USD GBP EUR AUD HKD
Owner 4,000,000 34,783 27,586 33,333 47,059 266,667
Trainer 80,000 696 552 667 941 5,333
Jockey
Training Assistant
Groom
40,000 348 276 333 471 2,667
  • *Trophies of equivalent value will be offered.

Bonus System

For the winners of races below in 2017 Japan Cup 2017 Bonus
Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE)
Dubai World Cup (UAE)
The Derby (UK)
Prix du Jockey Club (FR)
Prince of Wale's Stakes (UK)
The lrish Derby (IRE)
Eclipse Stakes (UK)
Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud (FR)
Grand Prix de Paris (FR)
King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (UK)
Arlington Million (USA)
International Stakes (UK)
Sword Dancer Stakes (USA)
Irish Champion Stakes (IRE)
Grosser Preis von Baden (GER)
Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational (USA)
Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (FR)
Champion Stakes (UK)
Caulfield Cup (AUS)
Canadian lnternational (CAN)
Cox Plate (AUS)
Breeders' Cup Turf (USA)
Breeders' Cup Classic (USA)
Melbourne Cup (AUS)
will be awarded Winner USD
2,000,000
2nd USD
400,000
3rd USD
250,000
4th or below USD
100,000
  • * Only for horses making the Early Nomination.
  • ** The winners of the races designated for the aforementioned bonus system which are held after the closing date of the Early Nomination and those horses deemed equivalent may be considered by the JRA Selection Committee as nominated horses.
  • * The currency exchange rate used in the charts are as follows.
    (Approx. figures per exchange rates as of December 2015)
1USD 1GBP 1EUR 1AUD 1HKD
115 145 120 85 15

(JPY)