Racing by Local Governments
Racing by Local Governments can be enjoyed every day!
Racing sponsored by local Prefectural governments and the NAR, an administrative union composed of local governments. Racing held almost every day by 14 racecourses nationwide. In addition, part of the turnover from racing by local governments is used by many facets of Society and promotes the Japanese livestock industry.
Racing by local governments includes day time racing, night time racing and 'Banei Racing' where draft horses pull weighted sleds.
※ There are "Racing by Local Governments" and "JRA Racing" in Japan. "JRA Racing" is racing sponsored by the Japan Racing Association (JRA), which is mainly held in 10 JRA Racecourses nationwide in day time every Saturday and Sunday.