Grade three IBIS Summer Dash at Niigata
A total of 17 horses remain on the final entry stage of the 14th IBIS Summer Dash for 3-year-olds and upward to be run on Sunday at Niigata over 1,000 meters on turf.
The main course is a left-handed, oval turf course, 2,223 meters in length with a 658.7 meters run-in and 25 meters in width. The course rises to the first 1,000 meters or so and then drops steadily to 300 meters from home. It also has an undulating 1,000-meter straight course.
The inner turf course is an oval of 1,623 meters. The dirt oval track of 1,472.5 meters is inside the inner turf course.
2014 meeting: 20 days (10-day for Aug. 8-day for Sep. 2-day for Oct.)
Grade three Queen Stakes at Sapporo
A total of 16 horses have been nominated to the 62nd Queen Stakes for 3-year-olds and upward fillies and mares on Sunday. The grade three race runs at Sapporo Racecourse over 1,800 meters on turf ground.