General Conditions

    1. 1.Entries and participation in the races of the Japan Autumn International and other JRA races are subject to the Rules of Racing and Matters to be Instructed by Veterinary Officers of the Japan Racing Association. All visiting owners, trainers and jockeys must adhere to these rules.
    2. 2.Preliminary nominations must be submitted by fax or post to your nearest JRA Representative Offices or IRB Offices, or or via online e-nomination.
    3. 3.Please be fully acquainted with the contents of the "Rules for Horsemen"and particular sessions relating to medication and drugs, quarantine procedures, conduct of racing as written in the JRA English Language website "Horseracing in Japan" (
    4. 4.For further information and assistance, please contact your nearest JRA Representative Offices or IRB offices listed below.


Please forward inquiries to the Japan Racing Association and the following IRB offices.

Japan Racing Association

International Department Tokyo Head Office [JAPAN]
Hibiya Fort Tower, 1-1-1
Nishi-shimbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105-0003, JAPAN
Tel: +81-50-3139-9518, Fax: +81-50-3139-9718
Makoto Ogihara
General Manager
International Department
London Representative Office [UK]
4th Floor, 11 Argyll Street, London W1F 7TH, UK
Tel: +44-20-7437-5053, Fax: +44-20-7734-1984
Nobunori Furuta
Chief Representative
London Representative Office
Paris Representative Office [France]
46 Place Abel Gance 92100 Boulogne Billancourt, FRANCE
Tel: +33-1-49-10-22-61
Soichiro Matsumae
Chief Representative
Paris Representative Office
New York Representative Office [USA]
300 Main Street, Suite 401, Stamford, CT 06901, U.S.A.
Tel: +1-203-973-0661, Fax: +1-203-973-0665
Takahiro Uno
Chief Representative
New York Representative Office
Hong Kong Representative Office [HONG KONG]
1705, Prosperity Millennia Plaza, 663 King's Road, North Point, Hong Kong
Tel: +852-2840-1566, Fax: +852-2840-1397
Akiyuki Ohno
Chief Representative
Hong Kong Representative Office
Sydney Representative Office [Australia]
Suite 24, Level 26, 44 Market Street, Sydney NSW 2000 AUSTRALIA
Tel: +61-2-9089-8884, Fax: +61-2-9089-8849
Makoto Mitsuhashi
Chief Representative
Sydney Representative Office

International Racing Bureau Limited

-Head Office (Newmarket)

[United Kingdom]
Mr. Alastair Donald
Managing Director
Ms. Jane George
Company Secretary
Alton House, 117 High Street, Newmarket, Suffolk CB8 9WL
Tel: +44-1638-668881 / Fax: +44-1638-665032
Ms. Chantal Chappuis 67, 14 ème Avenue, 60260 Lamorlaye,
Tel : + 33 9 61 33 63 81 Mob : + 33 6 07 76 32 34
Mr. David Conolly-Smith Kaulbachstr. 51, 80539 Munchen
Tel: +49-89-3303-8098 Fax: +49-89-3303-8790
Mob: +49-160-9674-7958
Ms. Franca Vittadini Parco di Oriano, Piazza L Bobbio 4, 21028 Sesto Calende Varese
Tel: +39 (0331) 91 31 78 Fax: +39 (0331) 923 120
[United States of America]
Mr. Michael Burns 1145 Thompson Ave. Apt. 02, Glendale, CA 91201
Tel: +1 818 568 3192
Mr. Nick Esler 80 Terrace Ave, Floral Park, NY 11001
Tel: +1 (561) 634-1306
[Australia ]
Mr. Jack Petley 102/14 Macleay Street, "Pomeroy". Potts Point 2011 Sydney, NSW
Tel: +61-2-9380-6390 Fax: +61-2-9380-6435
[New Zealand]
Mr. Mike Dillon 8 Lilac Close Cambridge, 3434
Tel: +64-7-839-6453 Fax: +64-7-839-6453
Mobile: +64-21-839-6453