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Shūka Sho

Grade 1 race
Shūka Sho
秋華賞
Location Kyoto Racecourse, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture
Inaugurated 1996
Race type Thoroughbred Flat racing
Race information
Distance 2000 meters
Track Turf, Right-handed
Qualification 3-y-o, Fillies
Weight 55 kg
Purse ¥187,590,000 (as of 2010)


The Shūka Shō (秋華賞?) is a Grade 1 flat horse race in Japan for three-year-old thoroughbred fillies run over a distance of 2,000 metres (approximately 1 1/4 miles) at the Kyoto Racecourse, Fushimi-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture in October.

The Shūka Shō is the final leg of the Japanese Fillies' Triple Crown, preceded by the Oka Sho and the Yushun Himba. In 1996 it was established as Domestic Grade 1 race, and in 2009 it was granted International Grade 1 status.

Winners

Year

Winner

Jockey

Trainer

Owner

Time
1996 Fabulous la Fouine Mikio Mastunaga Hiroyuki Nagahama Kazuko Yoshida 1:58.1
1997 Mejiro Dober Yutaka Yoshida Yokichi Okubo Mejiro Shoji 2:00.1
1998 Phalaenopsis Yutaka Take Mitsumasa Hamada North Hills Management Co Ltd 2:02.4
1999 Buzen Candle Yasuhiko Yasuda Hiroshi Matsuda Ueda Bokujo 1:59.3
2000 Tico Tico Tac Koshiro Take Masahiro Matsuda Bamboo Bokujo 1:59.9
2001 T M Ocean Masaru Honda Katsuichi Nishiura Masatsugu Takezono 1:58.5
2002 Fine Motion Yutaka Take Yuji Ito Tatsuo Fushikida 1:58.1
2003 Still in Love Hideaki Miyuki Shoichi Matsumoto North Hills Management Co Ltd 1:59.1
2004 Sweep Tosho Kenichi Ikezoe Akio Tsurudome Tosho Sangyo 1:58.4
2005 Air Messiah Yutaka Take Yuji Ito Lucky Field Co.,Ltd. 1:59.2
2006 Kawakami Princess Masaru Honda Katsuichi Nishiura Mitsuishi Kawakami Bokujo 1:58.2
2007 Daiwa Scarlet Katsumi Ando Kunihide Matsuda Keizo Oshiro 1:59.1
2008 Black Emblem Yasunari Iwata Shigeyuki Kojima Kunio Tahara 1:58.4
2009 Red Desire Hirofumi Shii Mikio Matsunaga Tokyo Horse Racing Co., Ltd. 1:58.2



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