Champions Cup

The 23rd running of Champions Cup (G1)

Sunday, 4th December, 2022

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, 4th October, 2022
Nomination Fee:
Free of Charge
Deadline for arriving in Japan:
Thursday, 24th November, 2022
Declaration:
Thursday, 1st December, 2022
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 Oi Racecourse in December 2022.

Nomination Close (Free): Tuesday, 4th October, 2022 by noon local time

Total Value JPY259,200,000 (about US$2,254,000)

Prize Money for the Winner: JPY120,000,000 (about US$1,044,000)

Prize money
JPY USD GBP EUR AUD HKD
Winner 120,000,000 1,043,478 774,194 923,077 1,411,765 8,000,000
2nd 48,000,000 417,391 309,677 369,231 564,706 3,200,000
3rd 30,000,000 260,870 193,548 230,769 352,941 2,000,000
4th 18,000,000 156,522 116,129 138,462 211,765 1,200,000
5th 12,000,000 104,348 77,419 92,308 141,176 800,000
Participation Incentive Money
6th 9,600,000 83,478 61,935 73,846 112,941 640,000
7th 8,400,000 73,043 54,194 64,615 98,824 560,000
8th 7,200,000 62,609 46,452 55,385 84,706 480,000
9th 3,600,000 31,304 23,226 27,692 42,353 240,000
10th 2,400,000 20,870 15,484 18,462 28,235 160,000
Total 259,200,000 2,253,913 1,672,258 1,993,846 3,049,412 17,280,000

Trophies to the winner

JPY USD GBP EUR AUD HKD
Owner 4,000,000 38,095 28,571 32,000 50,000 266,667
Trainer 80,000 762 571 640 1,000 5,333
Jockey
Training Assistant
Groom
40,000 381 286 320 500 2,667
  • *Trophies of equivalent value will be offered.

Bonus System

For the winners of races below in 2022 Champions Cup 2022 Bonus
Santa Anita Handicap (USA)
Dubai World Cup (UAE)
Kentucky Derby (USA)
Preakness Stakes (USA)
Metropolitan Handicap (USA)
Belmont Stakes (USA)
The Gold Cup at Santa Anita(USA)
Whitney Stakes (USA)
Travers Stakes (USA)
Pacific Classic (USA)
Woodward Stakes (USA)
Jockey Club Gold Cup (USA)
Breeders' Cup Classic (USA)
will be awarded Winner USD
700,000
2nd USD
280,000
3rd USD
175,000
  • The winners of the races designated for the aforementioned bonus system which are held after the closing date of the 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 2021)
1USD 1GBP 1EUR 1AUD 1HKD
115 155 130 85 15

(JPY)