Keiokaku Velodrome

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Keiokaku Velodrome
 Keiokaku velodrome
Entrance to Keiokaku Velodrome
Established in 1949
Race course 400m
Agari time record
(back stretch to finishing line)
set by Shane Perkins, October 14th 2015
Major events in 2015
68th Japan Keirin Championship
Keirin Grand Prix 2015
Night Racing at Keiokaku

Keiokaku Velodrome (京王閣競輪場, Keiōkaku Keirinjyō?), also known as TOKYO OVAL KEIOKAKU, is a velodrome located in Chōfu, Tokyo that conducts pari-mutuel Keirin racing - one of Japan's four authorized "Public Sports" (公営競技, kōei kyōgi?) where gambling is permitted. Its Keirin identification number for betting purposes is 27# (27 sharp).

Keiokaku's oval is 400 meters in circumference. A typical keirin race of 2,025 meters consists of five laps around the course.

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Coordinates: 35°38′36″N 139°32′01″E / 35.643238°N 139.533625°E / 35.643238; 139.533625