JRA Nakayama Racecourse - JAPAN
Posted by: YONEYAMA
N 35° 43.600 E 139° 57.564
54S E 405888 N 3954131
Quick Description: Operated under JRA (Japan Racing Association), Nakayama Racecourse is one of the most popular racecourse in Japan.
Location: Chiba, Japan
Date Posted: 5/10/2009 8:45:53 AM
Waymark Code: WM6BRH
One and only Racecourse which has Jump (Steeplechase) Grade I races, Nakayama Grand Jump in April and Nakayama Daishogai in December.
Also, the Japanese triple crown starts here as Satsuki-sho in April; follwed by Nippon Derby at Tokyo Racecourse, and Kikuka-sho at Kyoto Racecourse.
In December, Christmas Illumination is decorated on the 20m high Japanese cedar. It is one of the largest live Christmas Tree in Japan.
At Nakayama racecourse, you won't miss the statue of "HAISEIKO", the most popular racehorse in Japanese history. I swear no one would deny this view!!
details in Wiki ---> (visit link
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