Keisei Hai Autumn Handicap

The Keisei Hai Autumn Handicap (Japanese 京成杯オータムハンデキャップ) is a Grade 3 horse race for Thoroughbreds aged three and over, run in September over a distance of 1600 metres on turf at Nakayama Racecourse.[1]

Keisei Hai Autumn Handicap
Grade 3 race
LocationNakayama Racecourse
Inaugurated1956
Race typeThoroughbred Flat racing
Race information
Distance1600 metres
SurfaceTurf
TrackRight-handed
Qualification3-y-o+
WeightHandicap
Purse¥84,740,000 (total), ¥39,000,000 (winner)

It was first run in 1956 and has held Grade 3 status since 1984. The race was switched back and forth between Nakayama and Tokyo and run over several different distances in its early years before settling at its current venue and distance in 1984. The 1988 edition however took place at Niigata Racecourse.

Winners since 2000Edit

Year
Winner
Age
Jockey
Trainer
Time
2000 Symboli Indy 4 Yukio Okabe Kazuo Fujisawa 1:34.5
2001 Zenno El Cid 4 Norihiro Yokoyama Kazuo Fujisawa 1:31.5
2002 Breaktime 5 Mikio Matsunaga Shoji Yamamoto 1:31.9
2003 Breaktime 5 Mikio Matsunaga Shoji Yamamoto 1:33.9
2004 Meiner Morgen 4 Hiroki Goto Masahiro Horii 1:32.8
2005 Meiner Morgen 5 Yoshitomi Shibata Masahiro Horii 1:33.3
2006 Suteki Shinsukekun 3 Hiroki Goto Hideyuki Mori 1:32.0
2007 Kings Trail 5 Katsuharu Tanaka Kazuo Fujisawa 1:32.6
2008 Kiss To Heaven 5 Shinji Fujita Hirofumi Toda 1:32.1
2009 Zarema 5 Hiroyuki Uchida Hidetaka Otonahi 1:32.1
2010 Fireflaught 4 Akihide Tsumura Michihiro Ogasa 1:32.8
2011 Fifth Petal 5 Norihiro Yokoyama Yukihiro Kato 1:31.9
2012 Leo Active 3 Norihiro Yokoyama Hiroaki Sugiura 1:30.7
2013 Excellente Cave 4 Keita Tosaki Noriyuki Hori 1:31.8
2014 Clarente 5 Hironobu Tanabe Kojiro Hahiguchi 1:33.3
2015 Fra Angelico 7 Hironobu Tanabe Makoto Saito 1:33.3
2016 Lord Quest 3 Kenichi Ikezoe Shigeyuki Kojima 1:33.0[2]
2017 Grand Silk 5 Hironobu Tanabe Hirofumi Toda 1:31.6[3]
2018 Mikki Glory 5 Christophe Lemaire Sakae Kunieda 1:32.4[4]
2019 Trois Etoiles 4 Norihiro Yokoyama Takayuki Yasuda 1:30.3
2020 Trois Etoiles 5 Norihiro Yokoyama Takayuki Yasuda 1:33.9

Earlier winnersEdit

  • 1984 - Yoshido Eden
  • 1985 - Erebus
  • 1986 - Island Goddess
  • 1987 - Dyna Gulliver
  • 1988 - Hokuto Helios
  • 1989 - Material
  • 1990 - Oratorio
  • 1991 - Valiente
  • 1992 - Toshi Green
  • 1993 - Meistersinger
  • 1994 - Sakura Chitose O
  • 1995 - Dojima Muteki
  • 1996 - Crown City
  • 1997 - Kurokami
  • 1998 - Shinko Splendor
  • 1999 - Sunrise Atlas

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Keisei Hai Autumn Handicap". Horse Racing in Japan.
  2. ^ "2016 result". Racing Post. 11 September 2016.
  3. ^ "2017 result". Racing Post. 20 September 2017.
  4. ^ "2018 result". Racing Post. 9 September 2018.