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Tokyo Daishōten

Domestic Grade I race
Tokyo Daishōten
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Location Ōi Racecourse, Shinagawa, Tokyo
Inaugurated 1955
Race type Thoroughbred Flat racing
Website japanracing.jp
Race information
Distance 2,000 meters (About 10 furlongs)
Track Dirt, Right-handed
Qualification 3-y-o & Up
Weight 3-y-o colts & geldings 55kg / 3-y-o fillies 53kg / 4-y-o & up horses & geldings 57kg / 4-y-o & up mares 55 kg
Purse ¥136,000,000 (2007 Running)


The Tokyo Daishōten (東京大賞典) is a Japanese thoroughbred horse race on dirt track for three years old and above. It is run over a distance of 2,000 meters (about 10 furlongs) at Ōi Racecourse in the Shinagawa, Tokyo in December.

It was first held in 1955, at that time named Aki-no-Kura, meaning 'The Race of Autumn race meeting', with a distance of 2,600 meters. In 1966, its name was changed to Tokyo Daishōten.

Its distance has been changed three times. From 1962 to 1988, it was 3,000 meters long, from 1989 to 1997, 2,800 meters and after 1998, 2,000 meters.

Winners since 1995

Year

Winner

Age

Jockey

Trainer

Owner

Time
1995 Admire Bosatsu 5 Junichi Serizawa Mitsuru Hashida Riichi Kondo 3:01.7
1996 Kyoto City 5 Mikio Matsunaga Kentaro Nakao Yushun Horse Club Co. 3:01.2
1997 Toyo Seattle 4 Masahiro Matsunaga Yoshiharu Matsunaga Toyo Club Co. 3:00.4
1998 Abukuma Poro 6 Takayuki Ishizaki Katsumi Degawa Akinori Yarimizu 2:05.4
1999 World Cleek 4 Kazuhiro Kato Hitoshi Arai International Horse Co. 2:04.9
2000 Fast Friend 6 Masayoshi Ebina Keiji Takaichi Hiroaki Takezaki 2:04.9
2001 Toho Emperor 5 Isao Sugawara Yotsumi Chiba Toho Bussan Co. 2:05.2
2002 Gold Allure 3 Yutaka Take Yasuo Ikee Shadai Racehorse Co. 2:05.6
2003 Star King Man 4 Yutaka Take Hideyuki Mori Gold Racing Co. 2:03.7
2004 Adjudi Mitsuo 3 Hiroyuki Uchida Masayuki Kawashima Masao Orido 2:02.6
2005 Adjudi Mitsuo 4 Hiroyuki Uchida Masayuki Kawashima Masao Orido 2:03.1
2006 Blue Concorde 6 Hideaki Miyuki Toshiyuki Hattori Ogifushi Racing Club Co. 2:03.5
2007 Vermilion 5 Yutaka Take Sei Ishizaka Sunday Racing Co. 2:03.2
2008 Kane Hekili 6 Christophe Lemaire Katsuhiko Sumii Makoto Kaneko 2:04.5
2009 Success Brocken 4 Hiroyuki Uchida Hideaki Fujiwara Tetsu Takashima 2:05.9




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