(Organizer: Chiba Ryoso Agricultural Cooperative Association)
The Auction Market for the Tokyo Area
After making training appearances on the main track of Funabashi Racecourse, two-year-old horses are auctioned at a specially-prepared site in the paddock. Professional jockeys also take part in the training display.
It attracts a lot of media attention every year because it is the only auction in the Tokyo area and it is also extremely convenient for customers to visit.
A yearling sale takes place at the same time and the total number of lots put on sale at both sales is around 70. These auctions are held in May of each year.
Access to the Chiba Thoroughbred Sale
The location is about 35 minutes by car from both Haneda and Narita airports
We recommend you combine a visit to the sale with sightseeing, having Tokyo Disneyland so close to Funabashi Racecourse.
There are numerous hotels including the Mitsui Garden Hotel.
Enquiries about this market can be made to the Stallion Operation Department of the Japan Bloodhorse Breeders' Association (Tel: +81-3-5473-7091).