Haneda Hai

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Haneda Hai
Local Grade I
(South Kanto Grade I) race
Location Oi Racecourse, Shinagawa, Tokyo
Inaugurated 1956
Race type Thoroughbred flat racing
Race information
Distance 1,800 meters (approx. 10 furlongs)
Surface Dirt
Track right-handed
Qualification 3-y-o
Weight colts & geldings 56 kg / fillies 54 kg
Purse¥35,000,000 (2015 race)

The Haneda Hai(羽田盃, "Haneda Cup") is a Japanese thoroughbred horse race on dirt track only for three years old. It is run over a distance of 1,800 meters (about 9 furlongs) at Oi Racecourse in Shinagawa, Tokyo in April or May. This race is graded as South Kanto (Minami-Kanto) grade 1 (S1) just like the Tokyo Derby.

The Tokyo Derby (東京ダービー) is a Japanese thoroughbred horse race on dirt track for three years old. It is run over a distance of 2000 meters at Oi Racecourse in the Shinagawa, Tokyo in June.

It began in 1955 as the Oi Hai. Its name was changed to Haneda Hai in commemoration of Haneda racecourse which used to be situated next to Shinagawa. [1]

Its distance has been changed three times. From 1955 to 1966, it was 2000 meters long, from 1967 to 1998, 2400 meters, and after 1999, 2000 meters. Horses belonging to Minami-Kanto Horseracing can run. [2]

This is the first leg of triple crown race of Minami-Kanto horseracing.

Winners since 2001

Year Winner Jockey Trainer Time
2001Toshin BlizzardTakayuki IshizakiKenji Sato1:38.5
2002Principal RiverTakayuki IshizakiHiromitsu Kurita1:54.1
2003Naiki a DelightTakayuki IshizakiRyuichi Degawa1:52.3
2004Tokino KojiroNobuhiro YamadaRentaro Hasegawa1:53.5
2005Sea ChariotHiroyuki UchidaMasayuki Kawashima1:53.5
2006Thank You WinSeiji SakaiMitsuhiro Okabayashi1:53.1
2007Top SabatonShun IshizakiMasao Kakimoto1:51.1
2008Nick BunyanFumio MatabaYouichi Sasaki1:52.8
2009Nike High GradeKeita TosakiMasayuki Kawashima1:54.9
2010Seize the GoldHiroyuki UchidaKatsunori Arayama1:53.7
2011Clave SecletaKeita TosakiMasayuki Kawashima1:52.1
2012Art SaharaTadanari KonnoKatsunori Arakawa1:52.9
2013OutgeneralNorifumi MikamotoMasayuki Kawashima1:52.8
2014Happy SprintHiroto YoshiharaJyunpei Morishita1:52.6
2015StudiumShun IshizakiYoshiyuki Yano1:54.6
2016TurbulenceTaito MoriTakashi Mizuno1:55.5
2017Captain KingTakayuki YanoNaoyuki Matoba1:54.4

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References

  1. "第57回 羽田盃(SI)" [57th Haneda Cup] (in Japanese). Tokyo City Keiba. 2012. Retrieved 18 May 2012.
  2. "平成26年度 第2回大井競馬競走番組表(決定)" [race program of Oi, April 2014](PDF) (in Japanese). Tokyo City Keiba. 2014. Retrieved 8 August 2015.