Bet on Sapporo Racecourse races

There are some notable racecourses in Japan and that includes Sapporo. This is located in Chuō-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaidō, with this being one of the leading Japanese race tracks. Since 1907, there have been high-profile Asian race meetings taking place at this track and thousands of spectators attend the course on a regular basis.

Although there are many Sapporo race meetings throughout the calendar year, there are some notable races. There is the chance to bet on Japanese horse racing when you visit the leading racing betting sites. There are a number of races on the cards and there’s the chance to bet on win only, place only along with forecast.

What Are the Big Horse Races at Sapporo Race Track?

There is a turf course and a dirt course that is based at Sapporo racecourse, with the majority of high-profile races taking place on the turf track. This includes the Sapporo Kinen, with this traditionally being run in August over 2,000 metres and this is the only Grade II race that is currently run at this popular Japanese racecourse.

All horses must be aged three or older to compete in the Sapporo Kinen and this event was inaugurated in 1965, with Sodashi being the winner in 2021. This was the first time that a three-year-old won the race since Harp Star in 2014 and we’ve also seen Blast Onepiece and Normcore.

You can also get Keeneland Cup betting odds at Sapporo Racetrack, with this being run over 1200 metres. The running of this Japanese horse race has been in operation since 1996 and it serves as a trial for the Sprinters Stakes. The Elm Stakes betting odds are also available for a dirt track race at Sapporo.

Since 1966, horse racing customers have also been able to place bets on the Sapporo Nisai Stakes, with this taking place over a distance of 1800 metres, with the race having achieved Grade 3 status in 1984. This is a Japanese horse race for two-year-olds where the bookmakers offer the best odds.