Japan Cup

The 41st running of The Japan Cup (G1)

Invitational race

Sunday, 28 November 2021

Distance (surface):
2,400 meters, Turf (about 12 furlongs)
Age:
3yo & up
Racecourse:
Tokyo Racecourse (Left-handed)
Maximum Number of Horses:
18
Nomination Close:
Tuesday, 5 October 2021
Nomination Fee:
Free of Charge
Deadline for arriving in Japan:
Thursday, 18 November 2021
Declaration:
Thursday, 25 November 2021
Declaration Fee:
¥300,000
Early Nomination Close (Free): 5 October 2021 by noon local time

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2020.11.28
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2020.11.27
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2020.11.26
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2020.11.26
Japan Cup (G1) - Comment from Japanese runner's connection
2020.11.25
Japan Cup (G1) - Training Report of Foreign Entries (as of November 25)
2020.11.25
Japan Cup (G1) - Profile of Invited & Japanese Horses, Past Results of Foreign Runners
2020.11.24
Japan Cup (G1) - Preview
2020.11.24
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2020.11.24
Japan Cup (G1) - Data Analysis
2020.11.20
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2020.11.18
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2020.11.06
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2020.10.29
Exclusive Topics for JAPAN AUTUMN INTERNATIONAL 2020 - 2nd Edition -
2020.10.16
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2020.10.01
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Past Winners

Winner (Country Trained) Time Jockey 2nd 3rd
1981 Mairzy Doates (USA) 2:25.3 C. Asmussen Frost King (CAN) The Very One (USA)
1982 Half Iced (USA) 2:27.1 D. Macbeth All Along (FR) April Run (FR)
1983 Stanerra (IRE) 2:27.6 B. Rouse Kyoei Promise (JPN) Esprit Du Nord (FR)
1984 Katsuragi Ace (JPN) 2:26.3 K. Nishiura Bedtime (GB) Symboli Rudolf (JPN)
1985 Symboli Rudolf (JPN) 2:28.8 Y. Okabe Rocky Tiger (JPN) The Filbert (NZ)
1986 Jupiter Island (GB) 2:25.0 P.J. Eddery Allez Milord (GB) Miho Shinzan (JPN)
1987 Le Glorieux (FR) 2:24.9 A. Lequeux Southjet (USA) Dyna Actress (JPN)
1988 Pay the Butler (USA) 2:25.5 C. McCarron Tamamo Cross (JPN) Oguri Cap (JPN)
1989 Horlicks (NZ) 2:22.2 L.A. O’Sullivan Oguri Cap (JPN) Pay the Butler (USA)
1990 Better Loosen Up (AUS) 2:23.2 M.A. Clarke Ode (FR) Cacoethes (GB)
1991 Golden Pheasant (USA) 2:24.7 G. Stevens Magic Night (FR) Shaftesbury Avenue (AUS)
1992 Tokai Teio (JPN) 2:24.6 Y. Okabe Naturalism (AUS) Dear Doctor (FR)
1993 Legacy World (JPN) 2:24.4 H. Kawachi Kotashaan (USA) Winning Ticket (JPN)
1994 Marvelous Crown (JPN) 2:23.6 K. Minai Paradise Creek (USA) Royce and Royce (JPN)
1995 Lando (GER) 2:24.6 M. Roberts Hishi Amazon (JPN) Hernando (FR)
1996 Singspiel (GB) 2:23.8 L. Dettori Fabulous la Fouine (JPN) Strategic Choice (GB)
1997 Pilsudski (GB) 2:25.8 M. Kinane Air Groove (JPN) Bubble Gum Fellow (JPN)
1998 El Condor Pasa (JPN) 2:25.9 M. Ebina Air Groove (JPN) Special Week (JPN)
1999 Special Week (JPN) 2:25.5 Y. Take Indigenous (HK) High Rise (UAE)
2000 T.M.Opera O (JPN) 2:26.1 R. Wada Meisho Doto (JPN) Fantastic Light (UAE)
2001 Jungle Pocket (JPN) 2:23.8 O.Peslier T.M.Opera O (JPN) Narita Top Road (JPN)
2002* Falbrav (ITY) 2:12.2 L. Dettori Sarafan (USA) Symboli Kris S (JPN)
2003 Tap Dance City (JPN) 2:28.7 T. Sato That's the Plenty (JPN) Symboli Kris S (JPN)
2004 Zenno Rob Roy (JPN) 2:24.2 O.Peslier Cosmo Bulk (JPN) Delta Blues (JPN)
2005 Alkaased (GB) 2:22.1 L. Dettori Heart's Cry (JPN) Zenno Rob Roy (JPN)
2006 Deep Impact (JPN) 2:25.1 Y. Take Dream Passport (JPN) Ouija Board(GB)
2007 Admire Moon (JPN) 2:24.7 Y. Iwata Pop Rock (JPN) Meisho Samson (JPN)
2008 Screen Hero (JPN) 2:25.5 M. Demuro Deep Sky (JPN) Vodka (JPN)
2009 Vodka(JPN) 2:22.4 C. Lemaire Oken Bruce Lee (JPN) Red Desire (JPN)
2010 Rose Kingdom (JPN) 2:25.2 Y. Take Buena Vista (JPN) Victoire Pisa (JPN)
2011 Buena Vista (JPN) 2:24.2 Y. Iwata Tosen Jordan (JPN) Jaguar Mail (JPN)
2012 Gentildonna (JPN) 2:23.1 Y. Iwata Orfevre (JPN) Rulership (JPN)
2013 Gentildonna (JPN) 2:26.1 R. Moore Denim and Ruby (JPN) Tosen Jordan (JPN)
2014 Epiphaneia (JPN) 2:23.1 C. Soumillon Just a Way (JPN) Spielberg (JPN)
2015 Shonan Pandora (JPN) 2:24.7 K. Ikezoe Last Impact (JPN) Lovely Day (JPN)
2016 Kitasan Black (JPN) 2:25.8 Y. Take Sounds of Earth (JPN) Cheval Grand (JPN)
2017 Cheval Grand (JPN) 2:23.7 H. Bowman Rey de Oro(JPN) Kitasan Black(JPN)
2018 Almond Eye (JPN) 2:20.6 C. Lemaire Kiseki (JPN) Suave Richard (JPN)
2019 Suave Richard (JPN) 2:25.9 O. Murphy Curren Bouquetd'or(JPN) Wagnerian(JPN)
2020 Almond Eye (JPN) 2:23.0 C. Lemaire Contrail (JPN) Daring Tact (JPN)
  • *The race was held at Nakayama Racecourse, shortening the distance to 2,200m.

Photo / Video / Result

2020
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    Japan Cup in association with LONGINES - Deep Impact Memorial (International Invitational) (G1)

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    Nov. 29, 2020
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    Nov. 29, 2020
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2019
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    Nov. 24, 2019
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    - Deep Impact Memorial (International Invitational) (G1)

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    Nov. 24, 2019
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2018
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    Nov. 25, 2018
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2017
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2016
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2015
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2014
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2013
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2012
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2011
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2010
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2009
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2008
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2007
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2006
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