Fairy Stakes

The Fairy Stakes (Japanese フェアリーステークス) is a Grade 3 horse race for three-year-old Thoroughbred fillies run in January over a distance of 1600 metres at Nakayama Racecourse.[1]

Fairy Stakes
Grade 3 race
Nakayama Racecourse01.jpg
Nakayama Racecourse Grandstand
LocationNakayama Racecourse
Inaugurated1984
Race typeThoroughbred Flat racing
Race information
Distance1600 metres
SurfaceTurf
TrackRight-handed
Qualification3-y-o f
Weight54 kg
Purse¥75,700,000 (total), ¥35,000,000 (winner)

The race was first run in 1984 and has been run as a Grade 3 level ever since. It was run over 1200 metres as race for two-year-olds in December until the distance and age specification were increased in 2009. The changes meant that the race was not run in 2008.

Winners since 2000Edit

Year
Winner
Jockey
Trainer
Time
2000 Tenshino Kiseki Teruo Eda Kojiro Hashiguchi 1:09.4
2001 Saga Novel Norihiro Yokoyama Fumio Koga 1:07.8
2002 White Carnival Dario Vargiu Keizo Ito 1:09.2
2003 Maltese Heat Dario Vargiu Masahiro Sakaguchi 1:09.2
2004 Felicia Norihiro Yokoyama Hiroyuki Uehara 1:08.5
2005 Daiwa Passion Kodai Hasegawa Sueo Masuzawa 1:09.8
2006 Apollo Tiara Masaki Katsuura Isamu Shibasaki 1:09.4
2007 Le Lupin Bleu Hayato Yoshida Katsumi Sakamoto 1:09.8
2008 no race
2009 Germinal Yuichi Fukunaga Hideaki Fujiwara 1:36.5
2010 Cosmo Nemo Shin Shu Ishibashi Hidekatsu Shimizu 1:34.8
2011 Dance Fantasia Anthony Crastus Kazuo Fujisawa 1:33.7
2012 Tosen Benizakura Akihide Tsumura Isamu Shibazaki 1:35.5
2013 Crown Rose Kosei Miura Shoichi Temma 1:34.7
2014 Omega Heart Rock Keita Tosaki Noriyuki Hori 1:36.3
2015 Not Formal Hiroto Mayuzumi Eiji Nakano 1:35.2
2016 B B Barrel Shu Ishibashi Hideki Kakugawa 1:34.3
2017 Rising Reason Kyosuke Maruta Takeshi Okumura 1:34.7[2]
2018 Primo Scene Keita Kosaki Tetsuya Kimura 1:34.6[3]
2019 Figlia Pura Genki Maruyama Takanori Kikuzawa 1:36.0[4]
2020 Smile Kana Daichi Shibata Yoshiyasu Takahashi 1:34.0
2021 Fine Rouge Christophe Lemaire Tetsuya Kimura 1:34.4

Earlier winnersEdit

  • 1984 - Erebus
  • 1985 - Majiro Ramonu
  • 1986 - Kosei
  • 1987 - Shino Cross
  • 1988 - Cutting Edge
  • 1989 - Yamatake Sally
  • 1990 - Blue Bay Bridge
  • 1991 - Disco Hall
  • 1992 - Mother Tosho
  • 1993 - Nagara Flash
  • 1994 - Prime Stages
  • 1995 - Max Rose
  • 1996 - Hishi Nile
  • 1997 - Lady Stella
  • 1998 - Tayasu Bloom
  • 1999 - Berg Ticket

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fairy Stakes". Horse Racing in Japan.
  2. ^ "2017 result". Racing Post. 8 January 2017.
  3. ^ "2018 result". Racing Post. 7 January 2018.
  4. ^ "2019 result". Racing Post. 12 January 2018.