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2011 Japan Cup Dirt (G1)

Date/Track:
12/4/2011, Hanshin-JPN
Post Time:
3:40 PM ET
Distance:
1 1/8 m (Dirt)
Age/Sex:
3+ M
Time:
1:50.60
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Japan has a great web site for all of its races, in English, with purse currency converter, etc. It's a tremendous recource. If you wonder why all the talk recently about Japan racing, just look at the purses! In U.S. Dollars, it's REAL money! In the Japan Cup Dirt, winner gets $1,625,000, second $650,000! For those who might want to read details about this race and upcoming races, past performances, gate draw, etc.paste link into your browser: http://japanracing.jp/en/index.html Terrific info and easy to nagivate. Includes videos of past runnings of the Dirt Cup
  • travel_vic · shippers have not done well · 1944 days ago
  • yukichan · Well that might explain why the top six on the list of all-time leading earners world wide hail from Japan. Buena Vista top the list with her recent win (a millionaire 17x over). Her is the list: Earnings: 1. Buena Vista (JPN) 22 9(8) 8(8) 3(2) $17,018,548 2. T.M.Opera O (JPN) 26 14(12) 6(5) 3(3) $16,200,337 3. Vodka (JPN) 26 10(8) 5(4) 3(3) $13,147,826 4. Victoire Pisa (JPN) 14 8(7) 1(0) 2(2) $12,891,734 5. Deep Impact (JPN) 14 12(10) 1(1) 0(0) $12,825,285 6. Vermilion (JPN) 34 15(13) 5(4) 1(1) $11,139,125 7. Makybe Diva (GB) 36 15(11) 4(4) 3(3) $10,767,186 8. Viva Pataca (GB) 51 18(12) 5(5) 10(9) $10,696,668 9. Curlin 16 11(9) 2(2) 2(2) $10,501,800 10. Zenno Rob Roy (JPN) 20 7(5) 6(6) 4(3) $10,483,242 · 1944 days ago

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