Japan Cup News

2013 Japan Cup Final Field Features 17 Runners

2013 Japan Cup Final Field Features 17 Runners
November 22nd, 2013

The Group 1 Japan Cup is due to run at Tokyo Racecourse this Sunday November 24, 2013. A total of 17 horses have accepted for a run in the 2013 Japan Cup, including Simenon. Simenon’s last start was in Australia when he ran an impressive fourth in the Group 1…

Gentildonna Becomes First 3YO Filly To Win Japan Cup In 2012

Gentildonna Becomes First 3YO Filly To Win Japan Cup In 2012
November 26th, 2012

Gentildonna has won the 2012 Japan Cup at Tokyo Racecourse yesterday November 25, 2012. The galloper became the first three-year-old filly to even win the Japan Cup when she beat second place-getter Orfevre to the post by a nose in the race. However, Gentildonna had to wait to be confirmed…

Jakkalberry Ready For 2012 Japan Cup Glory

Jakkalberry Ready For 2012 Japan Cup Glory
November 21st, 2012

Jakkalberry is poised to take out the 2012 Japan Cup this Sunday according to his trainer, Marco Botti. The six-year-old placed an impressive third in the $6.2 million Melbourne Cup last start and will be hoping to go two better when he runs in the 2012 Japan Cup this weekend. “We’re very…

Japan Cup 2012 – Nominations

Japan Cup 2012 – Nominations
November 19th, 2012

Nominations have been released for the 2012 Japan Cup, which will take place at Tokyo Racecourse this Sunday November 25, 2012. Worth close to $6 million in prize money, the 2012 Japan Cup has attracted nominations from 17 horses. Amongst the 2012 Japan Cup nominations is Jakkalberry, who placed third…

Japan Cup Betting & Odds 2011

Japan Cup Betting & Odds 2011
November 25th, 2011

The 2011 Japan Cup betting markets are soon to be released with online bookmaker but we’ve got the inside scoop on what prices you can be expecting. These aren’t the official quotes and you could get more or less when the market does open but these are the guides bookies…

Japn Cup Field 2011 Is Best Ever

Japn Cup Field 2011 Is Best Ever
November 24th, 2011

The 2011 Japan Cup field is being touted as the best group of horses to ever take to the track. It’s a race that has fast become one of the most anticipated events on the calendar and it has already produced some of the more memorable runs on the international…

Rose Kingdom Claims Upset 2010 Japan Cup Win – Bunea Vista Demoted from First

Rose Kingdom Claims Upset 2010 Japan Cup Win – Bunea Vista Demoted from First
November 29th, 2010

The Koijoro Hashiguchi-trained Rose Kingdom claimed an upset win in the 2010 Japan Cup on Sunday November 28 at Tokyo Racecourse, the three-year-old colt declared the winner over Buena Vista after a protest in the 30th edition of the richest turf race in the world. In a controversial Japan Cup…

2010 Japan Cup Field & Form Preview

2010 Japan Cup Field & Form Preview
November 26th, 2010

This weekend on November 28th, Tokyo Racecourse is set to host the 2010 Japan Cup and a final field of 18 local and international gallopers are ready to face off in the richest turf race in the world. The Grade 1 Japan Cup (2400m) is worth 528 million Yen this…

Snow Fairy Ruled out of 2010 Japan Cup – Eight Internationals Arrive

Snow Fairy Ruled out of 2010 Japan Cup – Eight Internationals Arrive
November 22nd, 2010

Snow Fairy is the latest top-liner to be ruled out of the 2010 Japan Cup, the dual Oaks winning filly to be saved for the December races in Hong Kong. The Ed Dunlop-trained Snow Fairy claimed an impressive four length victory in the Grade 1 Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Cup…

Dangerous Midge to Miss 2010 Japan Cup

Dangerous Midge to Miss 2010 Japan Cup
November 15th, 2010

Breeders’ Cup Turf winner Dangerous Midge is set to bypass the 2010 Japan Cup, the British galloper to be aimed at races in Dubai instead. The Brian Meehan-trained Dangerous Midge was one of 10 horses that had accepted invitations to the Japan Cup as of November 2, along with the…