St Lite Kinen

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The St Lite Kinen is a Japanese Grade 2 flat horse race in Japan for three-year-old Thoroughbred colts and fillies run over a distance of 2,200 metres at the Nakayama Racecourse, Funabashi, Chiba. The race is run in September and serves as the main trial race for the Kikuka Sho.[1]

St Lite Kinen
Grade 2 race
Nakayama Racecourse01.jpg
Nakayama Racecourse
LocationNakayama Racecourse, Funabashi, Chiba.
Inaugurated1947
Race typeThoroughbred Flat racing
Race information
Distance2200 metres
SurfaceTurf
TrackRight-handed
Qualification3-y-o Colts & Fillies
Weight56kg, Fillies & mares allowed 2kg.
Purse¥52,000,000 (winner) ¥108,360,000 (total)

It was first run in 1947 and was named in honour of the Japanese Triple Crown St Lite. Among the winners of the race have been Symboli Rudolf, Legacy World and Nakayama Festa.

The race was run at Tokyo Racecourse from 1947 until 1956 and in 1966, 1968, 1974, and 1976–1979. The 2014 running took place at Niigata Racecourse.


Winners since 1995Edit

Year
Winner
Jockey
Trainer
Time
1995 Sunday Well Eiji Nakadate Hideyuki Mori 2:13.6
1996 Rosen Kavalier Shibata Yoshitomi Yasuhiro Suzuki 2:20.1
1997 Shako Tesco Seiji Ebisawa Yuji Nodai 2:16.9
1998 Leo Ryuho Teruo Eda Sugiura Hiroaki 2:17.9
1999 Black Tuxedo Matobi Hitoshi Mitsuru Hashida 2:13.7
2000 Admire Boss Hiroki Goto Mitsuru Hashida 2:16.9
2001 Shinko Calido Tanaka Katsuhara Munakata Yoshitada 2:13.1
2002 Balance of Game Tanaka Katsuhara Munakata Yoshitada 2:12.9
2003 Vita Rosa Yuichi Shibayama Noboyuki Hori 2:24.5
2004 Cosmo Bulk Furuka Igarashi Kazunori Tabe 2:10.1
2005 Kings Trail Hiroshi Kitamura Kazuo Fujisawa 2:11.8
2006 Tosen Shana O Leith Innes Hideyuki Mori 2:13.1
2007 Roc de Cambes Yuichi Shibayama Noriyuki Hori 2:12.0
2008 Daiwa Wild Boar Hiroshi Kitamura Hiroyuki Uehara 2:14.6
2009 Nakayama Festa Masayoshi Ebina Yoshitaka Ninomiya 2:12.0
2010 Quark Star Yusuke Fujioka Nobuyuki Hori 2:10.9
2011 Fateful War Katsuharu Tanaka Shinichi Ito 2:10.3
2012 Fenomeno Masayoshi Ebina Hirofumi Toda 2:10.8
2013 Yule Singing Hiroshi Kitamura Kazuhiro Seishi 2:13.5
2014 Isla Bonita Masayoshi Ebina Hironori Kurita 2:11.7
2015 Kitasan Black Hiroshi Kitamura Hisashi Shimizu 2:13.8
2016 Dee Majesty Masayoshi Ebina Yoshitaka Ninomiya 2:13.1
2017 Mikki Swallow Norihiro Yokoyama Takanori Kikuzawa 2:12.7
2018 Generale Uno Hironobu Tanabe Eiichi Yano 2:12.1
2019 Lion Lion Norihiro Yokoyama Mikio Matsunaga 2:11.5
2020 Babbitt Hiroyuki Uchida Tamio Hamada 2:15.0

Earlier winnersEdit

  • 1947 - East Parade
  • 1948 - Kiyomasu
  • 1949 - Tosa Midori
  • 1950 - Wizard
  • 1951 - Mitsuhata
  • 1952 - Masamune
  • 1953 - Lucky Takayohi
  • 1954 - Homare O
  • 1955 - Takahagi
  • 1956 - Kitano O
  • 1957 - Seiyu
  • 1958 - Hishi Masaru
  • 1959 - Haku Kurama
  • 1960 - Kitano Oza
  • 1961 - Kenruko O
  • 1962 - Ryu Musashi
  • 1963 - Great Yoruka
  • 1964 - Umeno Chikara
  • 1965 - Kikuna Suzuran
  • 1966 - Hiro Isami
  • 1967 - Monta Son
  • 1968 - Asaka O
  • 1969 - Akane Tenryu
  • 1970 - Kurishiba
  • 1971 - Bel Wide
  • 1972 - Taiho Ciro
  • 1973 - Nuage Turf
  • 1974 - Suruga Sumpujo
  • 1975 - Ishino Arashi
  • 1976 - Nippo King
  • 1977 - Press Toko
  • 1978 - Sakura Shori
  • 1979 - Bingo Karoo
  • 1980 - Monte Prince
  • 1981 - Mejiro Titan
  • 1982 - Hospitality
  • 1983 - Mejiro Heine
  • 1984 - Symboli Rudolf
  • 1985 - Tiger Boy
  • 1986 - Legend Teio
  • 1987 - Merry Nice
  • 1988 - Daigo Sur
  • 1989 - Sakura Hokuto O
  • 1990 - White Stone
  • 1991 - Strong Kaiser
  • 1992 - Legacy World
  • 1993 - Rugger Champion
  • 1994 - Wind Fields

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ST LITE KINEN (G2)". japanracing.jp.