Japan Cup 2010

November 10th, 2010

The 2010 Japan Cup, the second richest thoroughbred race in the world, will take place on November 28 at the iconic Tokyo Racecourse in Fuchu, Tokyo.

A Grade 1 race worth an incredible JP¥ 528,500,000 (approx. $5.5 million US), the Japan Cup is run over 2,400 and is an invitation only event set to attract an elite line-up of stayers from around the world.

Automatic Invitations to the Japan Cup 2010 go to the winner and runner-up of the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes and the Prix de l’arc de Triomphe, as well as to the winner of the Arlington Million, Grosser Preis von Baden and the Irish Champion Stakes.

Currently 10 horses have accepted invitations for the 2010 Japan Cup, including Breeders’ Cup Turf winner Dangerous Midge from Britain, dual Oaks winning filly Snow Fairy and giant Canadian galloper Fifty Proof.

Australian racing fans and punters can also get in on the action of the Japan Cup with odds set to open on the great race at Luxbet within the next week.

So get ready for the international racing action of the Japan Cup 2010 by opening an account with the Tabcorp-owned Luxbet today!

Japan Cup 2010 Prize Money

Place JPY USD GBP EUR AUD HKD
Winner 250,000,000 2,777,000 1,923,000 2,272,000 3,333,000 20,833,000
2nd 100,000,000 1,111,000 769,000 909,000 1,333,000 8,333,000
3rd 63,000,000 700,000 484,000 572,000 840,000 5,250,000
4th 38,000,000 422,000 292,000 345,000 506,000 3,166,000
5th 25,000,000 277,000 192,000 227,000 333,000 2,083,000
Participation Incentive Money
6th 17,500,000 194,000 134,000 159,000 233,000 1,458,000
7th 15,000,000 166,000 115,000 136,000 200,000 1,250,000
8th 12,500,000 138,000 96,000 113,000 166,000 1,041,000
9th 5,000,000 55,000 38,000 45,000 66,000 416,000
10th 2,500,000 27,000 19,000 22,000 33,000 208,000
Total 528,500,000 5,872,000 4,065,000 4,804,000 7,046,000 44,041,000

2010 Japan Cup Prize Money for Winning Connections

Connection JPY USD GBP EUR AUD HKD
Owner 3,000,000 33,300 23,000 27,200 40,000 250,000
Trainer 250,000 2,700 1,900 2,200 3,300 20,800
Jockey Training Assistant Groom 200,000 2,200 1,500 1,800 2,600 16,600

* The currency exchange rate used in the charts are as follows.
(Approx. figures per exchange rates as of May 2010)

1USD 1GBP 1EUR 1AUD 1HKD
JPY= 90 130 110 75 12