Sale of JRA racecourse admission tickets and reserved seats

General admission to JRA racecourse for first half 2023

For the first half of 2023 (through Sun., June 25), there will be no general admission seats available for purchase at the JRA racecourse specified on the following dates, days expected to be especially crowded. Tickets for general admission and reserved seating must be purchased online in advance. Only those persons who have reserved or purchased seats in advance will be permitted to enter. Admission tickets will not be sold at the entrance. (Multiple tickets sold at a discount may not be used).

(G1 dates requiring advance reservations)
April 16 (Sun) Nakayama Racecourse, Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2000 Guineas) (G1)
April 30 (Sun) Kyoto Racecourse, Tenno Sho (Spring) (GI)
May 28 (Sun) Tokyo Racecourse, Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby) (G1)
June 25 (Sun) Hanshin Racecourse, Takarazuka Kinen (G1)

Days other than GIs requiring advance reservations
Kyoto Racecourse on April 22 (Sat), 23 (Sun) and 29 (Sat, national holiday)

For venues other than those specified, and dates and G1s other than the above, same-day general admission tickets will be sold at the racetrack entrance (cash only). (Multiple tickets sold at a discount may be used.).

Other details, such as availability of seats on the above dates and admission requirements on other dates, will be announced as decided and updated on the individual racecourse pages on the JRA Web site. Please be aware that procedures are subject to change.

Advance seat reservations are required not only for the day of the Tenno Sho (Spring) at Kyoto Racecourse (April 30), but for April 22, 23, 29 and 30.
Admission procedures and requirements will be announced for the latter half of 2023 (from Sat., July 1) as they are decided.
Reserved seat tickets and general admission tickets requiring advance reservations are available for purchase through a lottery system. See "Reserved Seat Online Reservations" and "General Admission Online Reservations" on the JRA Web site (in Japanese only).