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Ban'ei

Ban'ei
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Ban'ei horses in Obihiro Racecourse
Country of origin: Japan
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)



Ban'ei (輓曳 or ばんえい?) is a breed of horse, native to Japan. It is used in horse racing, and pulling heavy sleds in Banei races. It is descended from the Percheron, Breton, and Belgian.

Banei Racetrack is one place of the Obihiro Racecourse as of 2007.

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Valuable horses

  • Kintaro (1977 - 1992) won 32 races, winning 116,725,000 yen.
  • Takara Fuji (1981 - ) won 27 races, winning 103,490,000 yen.
  • Hikaru Tenryu (1983 - ) won 27 races, winning 104,611,000 yen.
  • Asagiri (1985 - ) won 41 races, winning 102,512,000 yen.
  • Maruze Burgi (1986 - ) won 22 races, winning 107,517,000 yen.
  • Fukuichi (1989 - ) won 30 races, winning 111,481,000 yen.
  • Super Pegasus (1996 - 2007) won 42 races, winning 100,739,000 yen.

Famous jockey

"Akihiko Kanayama" is a former Banei jockey. He won 3,299 races, and became known by the name of "Mr. Banei". He is now a Banei horse trainer.

Famous races (Ban'ei Grade Race)

Two-year-olds

BG1
The Irene Kinen (イレネー記念), Obihiro 200m
BG2
The Nanakamado Sho (ナナカマド賞), Obihiro 200m
The Valentine Cup (バレンタインカップ), Obihiro 200m
BG3
The Young Championship (ヤングチャンピオンシップ), Obihiro 200m

Three-year-olds

BG1
The Banei Derby (ばんえいダービー), Obihiro 200m
The Banei Oaks (ばんえいオークス), Obihiro 200m
BG2
The Banei Kikuka Sho (ばんえい菊花賞), Obihiro 200m
BG3
The Kuroyuri Sho (黒ユリ賞), Obihiro 200m
The Banei Daishoten (ばんえい大賞典), Obihiro 200m
The Banei Princes Sho (ばんえいプリンセス賞), Obihiro 200m

Four-year-olds

BG1
The Temma Sho (天馬賞), Obihiro 200m
BG2
The Ginga Sho (銀河賞), Obihiro 200m
BG3
The Hakrin Sho (柏林賞), Obihiro 200m
The Queen Cup (クインカップ), Obihiro 200m

Three-year-olds and up

BG1
The Obihiro Kinen (帯広記念), Obihiro 200m
The Banei Kinen (ばんえい記念), Obihiro 200m
BG2
The Baneitokachi Oddspark Hai (ばんえい十勝オッズ・パーク杯), Obihiro 200m
The Banei Grand Prix (ばんえいグランプリ), Obihiro 200m
The Iwamizawa Kinen (岩見沢記念), Obihiro 200m
The Kitami Kinen (北見記念), Obihiro 200m
The Heroines Cup (ヒロインズカップ), Obihiro 200m
The Champion Cup (チャンピオンカップ), Obihiro 200m
BG3
The Asahikawa Kinen (旭川記念), Obihiro 200m
The Hokuto Sho (北斗賞), Obihiro 200m
The Carnation Cup (カーネーションカップ), Obihiro 200m

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