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

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)

Shiroi Horseracing School

This Quarantine Center is located on the premises of JRA Horseracing School, which is about 50km/31.1 miles from the Narita International Airport. It is about 60 minutes by the horse van from the Airport. The facility accommodates a dirt training track of 1,400m (about 7 furlongs) in circumference and 17m wide.

Transportation time from Shiroi Horseracing School to Each Racecourse / Airport * by horse van

From Narita International Airport: 50km/31 miles 1 hour
To Tokyo Racecourse: 65km/40.5 miles 2 hours
To Nakayama Racecourse: 10km/6.2 miles 0.5 hours
To Chukyo Racecourse: 372km/231 miles 5.5 hours
To Kyoto Racecourse: 500km/312.5 miles 9 hours
To Hanshin Racecourse: 550km/343.5 miles 10 hours

Miki Horse Land Park

This Quarantine Center is located on the premises of Miki Horse Land Park, a public operated foundation in Hyogo Prefecture, in the western part of Japan. The facility accommodates a dirt outer track of 880m in circumference and 10m wide, and a smaller inner track of 627m in circumference and 10m wide.

Transportation from Miki Horse Land Park to Each Racecourse / Airport * by horse van

From Kansai International Airport: 150km/93.5 miles 2 hours
To Chukyo Racecourse: 225km/139.5 miles 3 hours
To Kyoto Racecourse: 90km/56.5 miles 1.5 hours
To Hanshin Racecourse: 50km/32.5 miles 1 hour