Japan

The Japan Racing Association (Japanese: 日本中央競馬会 Nippon Chūō Keiba Kai, or JRA) is a public company established to operate Chūō Keiba (中央競馬 Central horse racing) and to mana

Overwhelming favorite Oju Chosan renewed Karasi’s 2005-2007 record and claimed his fourth back-to-back Nakayama Grand Jump victory.

Oju Chosan Sets New Record Landing Fourth Consecutive Nakayama Grand Jump Title


Overwhelming favorite Oju Chosan renewed Karasi’s 2005-2007 record and claimed his fourth back-to-back Nakayama Grand Jump victory.

Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2000 Guineas) (G1) - Preview


After a thrilling Oka Sho (Japanese 1000 Guineas) last weekend saw another exciting filly in Gran Alegria carry off the honors, attention this coming week focuses on the 3-year-old colts, when they will battle it out at Nakayama Racecourse near Tokyo, in the 79th running of the Grade 1 Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2000 Guineas).

Oka Sho Race Record Renewed Again With Gran Alegria's Overwhelming Victory


Second Favorite Gran Alegria showed a performance of another class in this year’s Oka Sho (Japanese 1000 Guineas), the first leg of the fillies Triple Crown, to exceed Almond Eye’s accomplishment just a year ago and renew the race record by 0.4 seconds.

Dubai World Cup Day - Almond Eye captures Dubai Turf for Japan


Almond Eye did not disappoint in her international debut on Dubai World Cup Day at Meydan Racecourse in the United Arab Emirates

Takamatsunomiya Kinen (G1) - Preview


op racing action is back just over a month from the February Stakes. This Sunday, March 24, Nagoya’s Chukyo Racecourse will host 2019’s first Grade 1 event over turf – the 1,200-meter Takamatsunomiya Kinen, a race that decides the spring’s top sprinter.

Inti Secures Seventh Consecutive Victory in February Stakes


Race favorite Inti extended his winning streak to seven by capturing his first G1 title in this year’s February Stakes. The son of Came Home marked a ninth in his debut start and had been undefeated in all six starts that followed up to his latest Tokai Stakes (G2, dirt, 1,800m) triumph four weeks earlier.