Chukyo Racecourse

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Chukyo Racecourse
中京競馬場
Chukyo Racetrack 01.jpg
The west gate of the Chukyo RC.
Location 1225 Magome-chō Shikita Toyoake, Aichi, Japan
Coordinates 35°4′0.25″N 136°59′22.0″E / 35.0667361°N 136.989444°E / 35.0667361; 136.989444Coordinates: 35°4′0.25″N 136°59′22.0″E / 35.0667361°N 136.989444°E / 35.0667361; 136.989444
Owned by Japan Racing Association
Date opened 1994
Race type Flat, Steeplechase
Notable races Takamatsunomiya Kinen (G1)
Official website

Chukyo Racecourse (中京競馬場 Chūkyō-keibajō?) is located in Toyoake, Aichi, Japan. It is used for horse racing. It was built in 1994. It has a capacity of 58,400. It has 8,795 seats.

Physical attributes[edit]

Chukyo Racecourse has a grass courses, a dirt course, and a jump course.[1]

The turf's measures 1600m (7/8 mile + 629 feet). Races can be run on the "A Course" rail setting (on the hedge), the "B Course" setting (rail out 3 meters), or the "C Course" setting (rail out 7 meters).

1000m, 1200m, 1700m, 1800m, 2000m, 2500m and 2800m races run on the oval.

The dirt course measures 1418 meters (7/8 mile + 278 feet). 1000m, 1600m, 1700m, 2300m races run on the oval.

Notable races[edit]

Month Race Distance Age/Sex
Grade I
Mar. Takamatsunomiya Kinen Turf 1200m 4yo +
Dec. Champions Cup Dirt 1800m 3yo +
Grade II
Jan. Tokai Stakes (February Stakes Trial) Dirt 1800m 4yo +
Dec. Kinko Sho Turf 2000m 3yo +
Grade III
Mar. Chunichi Shimbun Hai (Handicap) Turf 2000m 4yo +
Mar. Falcon Stakes Turf 1400m 3yo
Jul. CBC Sho (Handicap) Turf 1200m 3yo +
Jul. Procyon Stakes Dirt 1400m 3yo +
Jul. Chukyo Kinen (Handicap) Turf 1600m 3yo +
Dec. Aichi Hai (Handicap) Turf 2000m 3yo + f

Access[edit]

The closest train station is Chūkyō-keibajō-mae Station, which is named after this racecourse.

References[edit]

  1. ^ コース図・紹介 (in Japanese). JRA. Retrieved 2012-11-02.