Japan Cup

The 38th running of Japan Cup (G1)

Invitational race

Sunday, 25 November 2018

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, 9 October 2018
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, 15 November 2018
Declaration:
Thursday, 22 November 2018
Declaration Fee:
¥300,000
Early Nomination Close (Free):9 October 2018 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 55 kg (121lbs) 53 kg (117lbs)
3yo F 53 kg (117lbs) 51 kg (113lbs)

Total Value JPY 648,000,000(about US$5,890,909)

Prize Money for the Winner: JPY 300,000,000 (about US$2,727,273)

Prize money
JPY USD GBP EUR AUD HKD
Winner 300,000,000 2,727,273 2,000,000 2,307,692 3,529,412 20,000,000
2nd 120,000,000 1,090,909 800,000 923,077 1,411,765 8,000,000
3rd 75,000,000 681,818 500,000 576,923 882,353 5,000,000
4th 45,000,000 409,091 300,000 346,154 529,412 3,000,000
5th 30,000,000 272,727 200,000 230,769 352,941 2,000,000
Participation Incentive Money
6th 24,000,000 218,182 160,000 184,615 282,353 1,600,000
7th 21,000,000 190,909 140,000 161,538 247,059 1,400,000
8th 18,000,000 163,636 120,000 138,462 211,765 1,200,000
9th 9,000,000 81,818 60,000 69,231 105,882 600,000
10th 6,000,000 54,545 40,000 46,154 70,588 400,000
Total 648,000,000 5,890,909 4,320,000 4,984,615 7,623,529 43,200,000

Trophies to the winner

JPY USD GBP EUR AUD HKD
Owner 4,000,000 36,364 26,667 30,769 47,059 266,667
Trainer 80,000 727 533 615 941 5,333
Jockey
Training Assistant
Groom
40,000 364 267 308 471 2,667
  • *Trophies of equivalent value will be offered.

Bonus System

For the winners of races below in 2018 Japan Cup 2018 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

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 qualified runners for the bonus.

  • * The currency exchange rate used in the charts are as follows.
    (Approx. figures per exchange rates as of December 2017)
1USD 1GBP 1EUR 1AUD 1HKD
110 150 130 85 15

(JPY)