Nakayama Himba Stakes

The Nakayama Himba Stakes (Japanese 中山牝馬ステークス) is a Grade 3 horse race for Thoroughbred fillies and mares aged four and over, run in March over a distance of 1800 metres on turf at Nakayama Racecourse.[1]

Nakayama Himba Stakes
Grade 3 race
Lady-Alba-Rosa20110402.jpg
Lady Alba Rosa after winning the 2011 Nakayama Himba Stakes
LocationNakayama Racecourse
Inaugurated1983
Race typeThoroughbred Flat racing
Race information
Distance1800 metres
SurfaceTurf
TrackRight-handed
Qualification4-y-o+ fillies and mares
WeightHandicap
Purse¥77,360,000 (total), ¥36,000,000 (winner)

The Nakayama Himba Stakes was first run in 1983 and has held Grade 3 status since 1984. The race was run at Tokyo Racecourse in 1988 and at Hanshin Racecourse in, 2011.

Winners since 2000Edit

Year
Winner
Age
Jockey
Trainer
Time
2000 Red Chili Pepper 4 Norihiro Yokoyama Hiroyoshi Matsuda 1:48.5
2001 Eishin Rudens 5 Yoshitomi Shibata Akira Nomoto 1:49.5
2002 Diamond Biko 4 Olivier Peslier Kazuo Fujisawa 1:45.4
2003 Lady Pastel 5 Masayoshi Ebina Kiyotaka Tanaka 1:46.7
2004 Osumi Cosmo 5 Masayoshi Ebina Tadashi Nakao 1:46.1
2005 Winglet 4 Katsuharu Tanaka Yoshitada Munakata 1:49.7
2006 Yamanin Sucre 5 Hirofumi Shii Hidekazu Asami 1:47.8
2007 Meine Samantha 7 Masayoshi Ebina Hitoshi Nakamura 1:50.2
2008 Yamaninmerveilleux 6 Yuichi Shibayama Hironori Kurita 1:48.4
2009 Kiss To Heaven 6 Norihiro Yokoyama Hirofumi Toda 1:49.1
2010 Nishino Blue Moon 6 Hiroshi Kitamura Nobuhiro Suzuki 1:47.6
2011 Lady Alba Rosa 4 Yuichi Fukunaga Kazuhide Sasada 1:45.4
2012 Lady Alba Rosa 5 Yuichi Fukunaga Kazuhide Sasada 1:50.6
2013 Meine Isabel 5 Masami Matsuoka Takahiro Mizuno 1:48.5
2014 Hula Bride 5 Manabu Sakai Kazuyoshi Kihara 1:48.5
2015 Bounce Shasse 4 Hironobu Tanabe Kazuo Fujisawa 1:47.5
2016 Sundarbans 5 Yutaka Yoshida Eichi Yano 1:50.3
2017 Tosen Victory 5 Yutaka Take Katsuhiko Sumii 1:49.4[2]
2018 Kawakita Enka 4 Kenichi Ikezoe Tamio Hamada 1:49.0[3]
2019 Frontier Queen 6 Kosei Miura Sakae Kunieda 1:47.7[4]
2020 Fairy Polka 4 Ryuji Wada Masayuki Nishimura 1:50.8

Earlier winnersEdit

  • 1984 - Mejiro Heine
  • 1985 - Shadai Cosmos
  • 1986 - Yukino Rose
  • 1987 - Katsu Dynamic
  • 1988 - Soshin Hoju
  • 1989 - Rikiai Northern
  • 1990 - Jim Queen
  • 1991 - Yukino Sunrise
  • 1992 - Scarlet Bouquet
  • 1993 - Rabbit Ball
  • 1994 - Hokkai Seres
  • 1995 - Alpha Cute
  • 1996 - Prairie Queen
  • 1997 - Syourinomegami
  • 1998 - Mejiro Lambada
  • 1999 - Narita Luna Park

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nakayama Himba Stakes". Horse Racing in Japan.
  2. ^ "2017 result". Racing Post. 12 March 2017.
  3. ^ "2018 result". Racing Post. 10 March 2018.
  4. ^ "2019 result". Racing Post. 9 March 2016.