Korea Racing Authority

Korea Racing Authority

Korea Racing Authority

Korea Racing Authority (KRA) is the sole racing authority in Korea by KRA Law, and is under the supervision of the Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. KRA aims to contribute to the national finances through horse racing, and to promote support projects for fishing and agrarian villages as well as various social activities, with its earnings. Recently, KRA initiated support for equestrian events as part of its efforts to expand the businesses in the Korean horse industry, which had been focused on horse racing.

Korea Racing Authority

Past Conferences

Year
Month
The Conference
2018
May
37
Conference
Seoul
2005
May
30
Conference
Korea
1980
September
15
Conference
Korea

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One champion returns to winning form, another goes down to stablemate

One champion returns to winning form, another goes down to stablemate

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One champion returns to winning form, another goes down to stablemate

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Racing in two Asian Racing Federation member states last weekend saw a champion return to winning form with Beauty Generation taking the Group 1 Queen’s Silver Jubilee Cup at Sha Tin and Korean super mare Silver Wolf’s claim for a third consecutive victory in the listed Donga Ilbo Cup dashed in the Seoul snow by her own stablemate as Dia Road.

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Korea runners head to the 2019 Dubai World Cup Carnival

Korea runners head to the 2019 Dubai World Cup Carnival

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Korea runners head to the 2019 Dubai World Cup Carnival

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Runners from Asian Racing Federation jurisdictions will gather in Dubai over the coming weeks to contest the 2019 Dubai World Cup Carnival which begins on January 3rd, 2019, at Meydan Racecourse.

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Korea's Grand Prix Stakes

Korea's Grand Prix Stakes

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Korea's Grand Prix Stakes

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Triple Nine seals Korea's Grand Prix glory at last

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Locals dominate the international races at Seoul

Locals dominate the international races at Seoul

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Locals dominate the international races at Seoul

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Hong Kong hopes of Korean big-race glory sank in the Seoul sand on Sunday.

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History at Busan with You Hyun Myung the first Busan jockey to ride 1000 winners

History at Busan with You Hyun Myung the first Busan jockey to ride 1000 winners

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History at Busan with You Hyun Myung the first Busan jockey to ride 1000 winners

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History was created for Asian Racing Federation member Korea when You Hyun Myung rode his 1000th career winner last week. The two-time Busan Champion Jockey became only the third Korean rider, and the first who has spent the majority of their career at Busan, to reach the milestone with victory on Grand Jilju in Race 3 at Busan on Friday.

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Wonderful Fly (KOR) and Moon Se Young win 2019 Korean Derby at Seoul

Wonderful Fly (KOR) and Moon Se Young win 2019 Korean Derby at Seoul

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Wonderful Fly (KOR) and Moon Se Young win 2019 Korean Derby at Seoul

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Wonderful Fly (KOR) won the KRW 800m, KOR Grade 1 Korean Derby (1800m) at Seoul on Sunday. The Park Dae-heung trained colt dominated the race under jockey Moon Se Young leading from the barriers to the finish line for a dominant thirteen-length win.

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Korean Dubai hero Dolkong returns home and old rival Cheongdam Dokki returns to winners circle

Korean Dubai hero Dolkong returns home and old rival Cheongdam Dokki returns to winners circle

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Korean Dubai hero Dolkong returns home and old rival Cheongdam Dokki returns to winners circle

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A day after Korean racing welcomed back the well-performed Dolkong (USA) from the Dubai World Cup Carnival a home rival Cheongdam Dokki (USA) put down a marker by returning to the winner’s circle in emphatic style as he successfully retained the KRW250m, (K)listed Herald Business Trophy (2000m) at Seoul Racecourse on Sunday afternoon.

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Korea’s Moon Se Young reaches 1500 career winners

Korea’s Moon Se Young reaches 1500 career winners

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Korea’s Moon Se Young reaches 1500 career winners

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At 11.00am on Saturday morning, after Moon Se Young had nonchalantly guided favourite Black Party to a comfortable victory in the opening race of the weekend at Seoul Racecourse to rack up his 1499th career winner, it looked as though Moon’s quest to reach the milestone 1500th would be a breeze.

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Silver Wolf (AUS) strikes Gold again in Owner's Cup at Seoul

Silver Wolf (AUS) strikes Gold again in Owner's Cup at Seoul

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Silver Wolf (AUS) strikes Gold again in Owner's Cup at Seoul

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The Great Australian Mare has done it again. Silver Wolf (AUS), a six-year-old mare by Oratorio, powered her way past all her rivals to win the KRW 400m, KOR Grade 3 Seoul Racehorse Owners’ Association (1200m) at Seoul Racecourse on Sunday afternoon, March 17th, her fourth Group race victory, and cemented her place as one of the most decorated race mares in Korean history.

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Korean victory in Dubai and Australian-bred wins the New Zealand Derby

Korean victory in Dubai and Australian-bred wins the New Zealand Derby

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Korean victory in Dubai and Australian-bred wins the New Zealand Derby

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Asian Racing Federation countries combined to test their talents across the seas last week with a Korean victory at Meyan, Dubai, and an Australian-bred runner trained and ridden by New Zealanders winning their home Derby at Ellerslie.

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Improving success for Korean runners in Korea Racing Authority Trophy (1200m) at Kranji

Improving success for Korean runners in Korea Racing Authority Trophy (1200m) at Kranji

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Improving success for Korean runners in Korea Racing Authority Trophy (1200m) at Kranji

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Two Asian Racing Federation countries Korea and Singapore conducted their reciprocal race between the Singapore Turf Club and Korea Racing Authority (KRA) for the S$250,000 Korea Racing Authority Trophy (1200m) at Kranji on Sunday.

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Classic races decided in Korea and Singapore

Classic races decided in Korea and Singapore

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Classic races decided in Korea and Singapore

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Classic races were decided in two Asian Racing Federation countries on July 15th, 2018, with the Korean Oaks at Busan and the Singapore Derby at Kranji

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Busan Mayor’s Cup winner to head to Korea’s International Race meeting

Busan Mayor’s Cup winner to head to Korea’s International Race meeting

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Busan Mayor’s Cup winner to head to Korea’s International Race meeting

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Cheongdam Dokki to head towards September’s Korea’s Keeneland International races after Busan Mayor’s Cup win.

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Korea’s Minister’s Cup

Korea’s Minister’s Cup

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Korea’s Minister’s Cup

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World Sun shines in the KRA Minister’s Cup

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Asian Racing Conference closes in Seoul as Cape Town, South Africa identified as host for 38th Asian Racing Conference in February 2020

Asian Racing Conference closes in Seoul as Cape Town, South Africa identified as host for 38th Asian Racing Conference in February 2020

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Asian Racing Conference closes in Seoul as Cape Town, South Africa identified as host for 38th Asian Racing Conference in February 2020

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37th Asian Racing Conference opens in Seoul

37th Asian Racing Conference opens in Seoul

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37th Asian Racing Conference opens in Seoul

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37th ARC - "MR DARLEY’S ARABIAN" is coming to Seoul

37th ARC - "MR DARLEY’S ARABIAN" is coming to Seoul

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37th ARC - "MR DARLEY’S ARABIAN" is coming to Seoul

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South Korea at #2 "Best in Travel" Top Countries for 2018

South Korea at #2 "Best in Travel" Top Countries for 2018

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South Korea at #2 "Best in Travel" Top Countries for 2018

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Korea Autumn Racing Carnival International Race Results

Korea Autumn Racing Carnival International Race Results

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Korea Autumn Racing Carnival International Race Results

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International entries announced for Korea Autumn Racing Carnival features

International entries announced for Korea Autumn Racing Carnival features

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International entries announced for Korea Autumn Racing Carnival features

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