Japanese Horse Racing in 2018

2021-01-01 | By jpkeiba | Filed in: History.

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  • Almond Eye did a great job.
    She won the Triple Crown for fillies and Japan Cup.
    She broke the world record of turf 2400m race in the Japan Cup.
    She won all five races.
    She was elected with full votes for both the JRA Award for Horse of the Year and Best Three-Year-Old Filly.
  • In dirt racing, three years old Le Vent Se Leve was active.
    Gold Dream and K T Brave were also active from the previous year.
  • In steeplechase racing, Oju Chosan won the Nakayama Grand Jump.
    He ran the Arima Kinen at the end of the year instead of the Nakayama Daishogai.

Flat-G1 races held by JRA

Races Track age / (Colt Filly Gelding) 1st
February Stakes Tokyo
D1600
over 4 / CFG Nonkono Yume    E
Takamatsunomiya Kinen Chukyo
T1200
over 4 / CFG Fine Needle E
Osaka Hai Hanshin
T2000
over 4 / CFG Suave Richard E
Oka Sho Hanshin
T1600
3 / F Almond Eye E
Satsuki Sho Nakayama
T2000
3 / CF Epoca d’Oro E
Tenno Sho (spring) Kyoto
T3200
over 4 / CFG Rainbow Line  E
NHK Mile Cup Tokyo
T1600
3 / CF Keiai Nautique E
Victoria Mile Tokyo
T1600
over 4 / F Jour Polaire E
Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks) Tokyo
T2400
3 / F Almond Eye E
Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby) Tokyo
T2400
3 / CF Wagnerian E
Yasuda Kinen Tokyo
T1600
over 3 / CFG Mozu Ascot  E
Takarazuka Kinen Hanshin
T2200
over 3 / CFG Mikki Rocket E
Sprinters Stakes Nakayama
D1200
over 3 / CFG Fine Needle E
Shuka Sho Kyoto
T2000
3 / F Almond Eye E
Kikuka Sho Kyoto
T3000
3 / CF Fierement E
Tenno Sho (autumn) Tokyo
T2000
over 3 / CFG Rey de Oro  E
Queen Elizabeth II Cup Kyoto
T2200
over 3 / F Lys Gracieux E
Mile Championship Kyoto
T1600
over 3 / CFG Stelvio E
Japan Cup Tokyo
T2400
over 3 / CFG Almond Eye E
Champions Cup Chukyo
D1800
over 3 /CFG Le Vent Se Leve  E
Hanshin Juvenile Fillies Hanshin
T1600
2 / F Danon Fantasy E
Asahi Hai Futurity Stakes Hanshin
T1600
2 / CF Admire Mars E
Arima Kinen Nakayama
T2500
over 3 / CFG Blast Onepiece E
Hopeful Stakes Nakayama
T2000
2 / CF Saturnalia E

J・G1 races (Steeplechase)

Races Track age / (Colt Filly Gelding) 1st
Nakayama Grand Jump Nakayama
J4250
over 4 / CFG Oju Chosan
Nakayama Daishogai Nakayama
J4100
over 4 / CFG Nihonpiro Baron

G1 races held by NAR

Races Track age / (Colt Filly Gelding) 1st
Kawasaki Kinen Kawasaki
D2100
over 4 / CFG K T Brave G
Kashiwa Kinen Funabashi
D1600
over 4 / CFG Gold Dream G
Teio Sho Ohi
D2000
over 4 / CFG Gold Dream
Japan Dirt Derby Ohi
D2000
3 / CFG Le Vent Se Leve G
Mile Championship Nambu Hai Morioka
D1600
over 3 / CFG Le Vent Se Leve G
JBC Ladies’ Classic Kyoto
D1800
over 3 / F Ange Desir G
JBC Sprint Kyoto
D1200
over 3 / CFG Graceful Leap G
JBC Classic Kyoto
D1900
over 3 / CFG K T Brave G
Zen-Nippon Nisai Yushun Kawasaki
D1600
2 / CFG Nova Lenda G
Tokyo Daishoten Ohi
D2000
over 3 / CFG Omega Perfume
  • This year’s JBC was held by JRA at Kyoto Racecourse.

JRA Award

Horse of the Year Almond Eye
Best Two-Year-Old Colt Admire Mars
Best Two-Year-Old Filly Danon Fantasy
Best Three-Year-Old Colt Blast Onepiece
Best Three-Year-Old Filly Almond Eye
Best Older Male Horse Rey de Oro
Best Older Filly or Mare Lys Gracieux
Best Sprinter or Miler Fine Needle
Best Dirt Horse Le Vent Se Leve
Best Steeplechase Horse Oju Chosan

 

Leading sire in Japan Deep Impact

 

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