Champions Cup

The 23rd running of Champions Cup (G1)

Sunday, 4th December, 2022

Distance (surface):
1,800 meters, Dirt (about 9 furlongs)
3yo & up
Chukyo Racecourse (Left-handed)
Maximum Number of Horses:
Nomination Close:
Tuesday, 4th October, 2022
Nomination Fee:
Free of Charge
Deadline for arriving in Japan:
Thursday, 24th November, 2022
Thursday, 1st December, 2022
Declaration Fee:

* 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

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

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