Kikuka-shō

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Kikuka-shō
Japanese St. Leger
菊花賞
Grade 1 race
Location Kyoto Racecourse, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
Inaugurated 1938
Race type Thoroughbred Flat racing
Race information
Distance 3000 meters
Surface Turf
Track Right-handed
Qualification 3-y-o, Colts & Fillies
Weight Colt 57 kg, Filly 55 kg
Purse ¥ 213,200,000 (as of 2014)
1st: ¥ 112,000,000

The Kikuka-shō (菊花賞?, pronounced Kikka-shō) is a Japanese Grade 1 (Jpn I) flat horse race in Japan for three-year-old thoroughbred colts and fillies run over a distance of 3,000 metres (approximately 1 7/8 miles) at the Kyoto Racecourse, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture in October.

It was first run in 1938 and is the Japanese equivalent of the English St. Leger Stakes.

Winners since 2000[edit]

Year
Winner
Jockey
Trainer
Owner
Time
2000 Air Shakur Yutaka Take Hideyuki Mori Lucky Field Co Ltd 3:04.7
2001 Manhattan Cafe Masayoshi Ebina Futoshi Kojima Kiyoshi Nishikawa 3:07.2
2002 Hishi Miracle Koichi Tsunoda Masaru Sayama Masaichiro Abe 3:05.9
2003 That's the Plenty Katsumi Ando Kojiro Hashiguchi Shadai Racehorse Co. 3:04.8
2004 Delta Blues Yasunari Iwata Katsuhiko Sumii Sunday Racing Co. Ltd. 3:04.8
2005 Deep Impact Yutaka Take Yasuo Ikee Kaneko Makoto Holdings Co. 3:04.6
2006 Song of Wind Koshiro Take Hidekazu Asami Shadai Racehorse Co. 3:02.7
2007 Asakusa Kings Hirofumi Shii Ryuji Okubo Keiko Tahara 3:05.1
2008 Oken Bruce Lee Hiroyuki Uchida Hidetaka Otonashi Akira Fukui 3:05.7
2009 Three Rolls Suguru Hamanaka Kohei Take Nagai Shoji Co. 3:03.5
2010 Big Week Yuga Kawada Hiroyuki Nagahama Yuzo Tanimizu 3:06.1
2011 Orfevre Ken-ichi Ikezoe Yasutoshi Ikee Sunday Racing Co., Ltd. 3:02.8
2012 Gold Ship Hiroyuki Uchida Naosuke Sugai Eiichi Kobayshi 3:02.9
2013 Epiphaneia Yuichi Fukunaga Katsuhiko Sumii U Carrot Farm 3:05.2
2014 Toho Jackal Manabu Sakai Kiyoshi Tani Toho Bussan Co Ltd 3:01.0
2015 Kitasan Black Hiroshi Kitamura Hisashi Shimizu Ono Shoji 3:03.9
2016 Satono Diamond Christophe Lemaire Yasutoshi Ikee Hajime Satomi 3.03.3

Earlier winners[edit]

  • 1938 - Tetsumon
  • 1939 - Marutake
  • 1940 - Tetsuzakura
  • 1941 - St Lite
  • 1942 - Hayatake
  • 1943 - Kurifuji
  • 1944 - no race
  • 1945 - no race
  • 1946 - Azumarai
  • 1947 - Browny
  • 1948 - Newford
  • 1949 - Tosa Midori
  • 1950 - High Record
  • 1951 - Track O
  • 1952 - Saint O
  • 1953 - Hakuryo
  • 1954 - Dainana Hoshu
  • 1955 - Meiji Hikari
  • 1956 - Kitano O
  • 1957 - Rhapsody
  • 1958 - Koma Hikari
  • 1959 - Hakukurama
  • 1960 - Kitano Oza
  • 1961 - Azuma Tenran
  • 1962 - Hirokimi
  • 1963 - Great Yoruka
  • 1964 - Shinzan
  • 1965 - Dai Koter
  • 1966 - Nasuno Kotobuki
  • 1967 - Knit Eight
  • 1968 - Asaka O
  • 1969 - Akane Tenryu
  • 1970 - Date Tenryu
  • 1971 - Nihon Pollow Moutiers
  • 1972 - Ishino Hikaru
  • 1973 - Take Hope
  • 1974 - Kitano Kachidoki
  • 1975 - Kokusai Prince
  • 1976 - Green Grass
  • 1977 - Press Toko
  • 1978 - Inter Gushiken
  • 1979 - Hashi Hermit
  • 1980 - North Gust
  • 1981 - Minagawa Manna
  • 1982 - Horisky
  • 1983 - Mr. C.B.
  • 1984 - Symboli Rudolf
  • 1985 - Miho Shinzan
  • 1986 - Mejiro Durren
  • 1987 - Sakura Star O
  • 1988 - Super Creek
  • 1989 - Bamboo Begin
  • 1990 - Mejiro McQueen
  • 1991 - Leo Durban
  • 1992 - Rice Shower
  • 1993 - Biwa Hayahide
  • 1994 - Narita Brian
  • 1995 - Mayano Top Gun
  • 1996 - Dance in the Dark
  • 1997 - Machikane Fukukitaru
  • 1998 - Seiun Sky
  • 1999 - Narita Top Road