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2019 Japan Racing Association Plate: Race History

Race History of the Japan Racing Association Plate run at Randwick on Saturday even has a Melbourne Cup winner in its honour roll.

Viewed took this out before his famous victory. Not sure that will happen again in the 2019 Japan Racing Association Plate (2000m) at Randwick on Saturday.
2019 Japan Racing Association Plate: Nominations

2019 JAPAN RACING ASSOCIATION PLATE - RACE HISTORY AND BACKGROUND

The Japan Racing Association Plate is a Group 3 race conducted by the Australian Turf Club at Royal Randwick.
The JRA Plate was first run in 1997 and is a quality handicap for horses three years old and older with a maximum topweight of 134lbs.
The JRA Plate is run over 1 1⁄4 m and was a Listed race from 1997 until 2013. It has been Group 3 since 2014.
The 2019 JRA Plate will be run for prizemoney of $160,000.
The great Tie The Knot won the race in 1999 off his Tancred win as a prep run for the Sydney Cup win five days later.
Notable winners of the JRA Plate include Sharscay, Tie The Knot, Vitrinite, Restless, Pentastic, Above Deck, Viewed, Herculian Prince, Hawk Island, Western Symbol, Kellinni, Spillway and Gypsy Diamond.
The 2018 JRA Plate was won by Tally from Nettoyer and Rising Red.

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