The 49th Sapporo *Nisai Stakes is run on Saturday at Sapporo Racecourse. A total of 20 juveniles have been nominated to the grade three 1,800-meter race.
A total of 23 horses have been nominated to Sunday's Niigata Kinen for 3-year-olds and up at Niigata Racecourse over 2,000 meters on turf.
Kokura Racecourse features the 34th Kokura *Nisai Stakes for 2-year-olds going over 1,200 meters on turf.
Note that Nisai means 2-year-old(s) in English.