Sapporo Racecourse

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Sapporo Racecourse
Sapporo Racecource Main Gate.jpg
Sapporo Racecource Main Gate
Location Chuō-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaidō, Japan
Coordinates Coordinates: 43°04′40″N 141°19′32″E / 43.07778°N 141.32556°E / 43.07778; 141.32556
Owned by Japan Racing Association
Date opened 1907
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Course type Turf, Dirt
Notable races Sapporo Kinen (GII)
Official website

Sapporo Racecourse (札幌競馬場 Sapporo-keibajō?) is located in Chūō-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan. It was built in 1907 for horse racing use. It has 12,000 seats, with a capacity of 30,000.

Sapporo Racecourse hosts one GII (Grade 2) race, the Sapporo Kinen.

Physical attributes[edit]

Main Turf Course[edit]

1000m, 1200m, 1500m, 1800m, 2000m, and 2600m races are run on the Main turf Course.

Length Straight Width
A-course 1640.9 m A-course 266.1 m A-course 25-27 m
B-course 1650.3 m B-course 267.6 m B-course 23.5-25.5 m
C-course 1659.8 m C-course 269.1 m C-course 22-24 m

Dirt Course[edit]

1000 m, 1200 m, 1500 m, 1800 m, 2000 m and 2600 m races are run on the dirt oval.

Length Straight Width
1487.0 m 264.3 m 20 m

Notable races[edit]

Month Race Distance Age/Sex
Grade II
Aug Sapporo Kinen Turf 2000m 3yo +
Grade III
Jul Queen Stakes Turf 1800m 3yo + f
Aug Keeneland Cup (Sprinters Stakes Trial) Turf 1200m 3yo +
Aug Elm Stakes Dirt 1700m 3yo +
Sep Sapporo Nisai Stakes Turf 1800m 2yo


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