Santa Anita Park, a sister thoroughbred racetrack to TCK Oi Racecourse in Tokyo, Japan, will host the 27th running of the Tokyo City Cup (GIII) on Sunday, October 2nd!
Along with the race, the return of “ Japan Family Day ” will be held on-site for the first time since Spring of 2019 to celebrate the partnership between the two racetracks with a wide variety of Japanese cultural exhibitions, food booths, and travel information on Japan.
The Tokyo City Cup , won last year by Tizamagician , is the sole graded stakes race named for a major city outside of the United States . A free Tokyo City Cup giveaway is available for a limited number of patrons, and a Tokyo City Cup Game will also be taking place, with various prizes to be awarded to the winners. Information on Free Admission and details of the event will be available on our website(below). Gates open at Santa Anita Park at 11:00 a.m., with first post at 1:00 p.m.
Japan Family Day features Japanese cultural exhibition booths, a taiko (Japanese drum) performance by LA Taiko Ichiza , Japanese pop culture and cosplay, varied entertainment for children, and
many opportunities to sample your favorite Japanese cuisine, such as ramen, sushi, Takoyaki, and much more!
This year's special events will include a cosplay contest with famous cosplayers as judges and J-pop live performances by Tune in Tokyo.
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