Japan Racehorse Management
Japan Thoroughbred Services - JTS


Training Centres

The JRA operates two training centres both equipped with modern racehorse hospital facilities and fully staffed by JRA vets. All horses must be registered and trained at these centres. Horses racing are transported to the tracks from these centres and returned after the race.


Ritto Training Center


Located in Shiga Prefecture

Kyoto Racecourse 40km,
Hanshin Racecourse 90km and
Chukyu Racecourse 15km.



Courses:
Type Length (m) Width (m)
1 Steeplechase Turf 1,450 20
2 Dirt 1,600 20
3 Woodchip 1,800 20
4 Turf 1,950 18
5 Woodchip 2,063 10
6 Dirt 2,200 30
7 Woodchip (Uphill) 1,085 7


Stable accommodation: 2,163 horses
Area: 151ha


Miho Training Center



Located in Ibaraki Prefecture

Tokyo Racecourse 125km and
Nakayama Racecourse 80km.




Courses:
South Track
Type Length (m) Width (m)
1 Dirt 1,370 25
2 Woodchip 1,600 20
3 Turf 1,800 20
4 Polytrack 1,858 18
5 Dirt 2,000 30
6 Woodchip (Uphill) 1,200 12


North Track
Type Length (m) Width (m)
1 Steeplechase turf 1,447 13
2 Dirt 1,370 13
3 Dirt 1,600 20
4 Dirt 1,800 20


Stable accommodation: 2,304 horses
Area: 223ha


Yearling Training Farms

The JRA owns and operates the Hidaka Yearling Training Farm on Hokkaido and Miyazaki Yearling Training Farm on Kyushu Island.

Basic training for approximately 80 yearlings is carried until they are two year olds after which they are put on the market at various training sales. The information and data gleaned from the training programs is passed on to the industry.




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