Ocean Stakes

The Ocean Stakes (Japanese オーシャンステークス) is a Grade 3 horse race for Thoroughbreds aged four and over, run in March over a distance of 1200 metres on turf at Nakayama Racecourse.[1]

Ocean Stakes
Grade 3 race
LocationNakayama Racecourse
Inaugurated1996
Race typeThoroughbred Flat racing
Race information
Distance1200 metres
SurfaceTurf
TrackRight-handed
Qualification4-y-o+
Weight56 kg, fillies and mares allowed 2 kg
Purse¥87,960,000 (total), ¥41,000,000 (winner)

The Ocean Stakes was first run in 1996 and has held Grade 3 status since 2009. It serves as a trial race for the Takamatsunomiya Kinen.

Winners since 2009Edit

Year
Winner
Age
Jockey
Trainer
Time
2009 Urbanity 5 Norihiro Yokoyama Masaaki Koga 1:09.2
2010 Kinshasa No Kiseki 7 Hirofumi Shii Noriyuki Hori 1:09.8
2011 Dasher Go Go 4 Yuga Kawada Takayuki Yasuda 1:07.8
2012 One Carat 6 Yusuke Fujioka Keichi Fujioka 1:09.2
2013 Sakura Gospel 5 Norihiro Yokoyama Tomohito Ozeki 1:08.5
2014 Smart Orion 4 Norihiro Yokoyama Yuichi Shikato 1:08.9
2015 Sakura Gospel 7 Keita Tosaki Tomohito Ozeki 1:08.7
2016 A Shin Bullseye 5 Shu Ishibashi Kenji Nonaka 1:07.5
2017 Melagrana 5 Keita Toaki Manabu Ikezoe 1:08.3[2]
2018 King Heart 5 Hiroshi Kitamura Shinobu Hoshino 1:08.3[3]
2019 Mozu Superflare 4 Christophe Lemaire Hidetaka Otonashi 1:07.1[4]
2020 Danon Smash 5 Yuga Kawada Takayuki Yasuda 1:07.4

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ocean Stakes". Horse Racing in Japan.
  2. ^ "2017 result". Racing Post. 4 March 2017.
  3. ^ "2018 result". Racing Post. 3 March 2018.
  4. ^ "2019 result". Racing Post. 2 March 2019.