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Gallop Racer - One and only road to victory (c) 1996 Tecmo.

A 3-D horse racing game from Tecmo in which the player must move the game controller rhythmically back and forth to reach and maintain a good gallop speed. The game also includes a 'whip' button, that allows the player to 'encourage' the horse to go faster.


Sony ZN-1 hardware

Main CPU : SPU (@ 16.9344 Mhz)

Sound CPU : Z80 (@ 8 Mhz)

Sound Chips : SPU (@ 8 Mhz), Q-Sound (@ 4 Mhz)

Players : 2

Control : 8-way joystick

Buttons : 6


Released in September 1996.


1. Gallop Racer - One and only road to victory (1996)

2. Gallop Racer 2 (1997)

3. Gallop Racer 3 (1999)

4. Gallop Racer 2001 (2001, Sony PlayStation 2)

5. Gallop Racer 2003 - A New Breed (2003, Sony PlayStation 2)

6. Gallop Racer 2004 (2004, Sony PlayStation 2)


* Consoles :

Sony PlayStation (1999)


Game's rom.

MAME Info:

0.74u2 [?]

0.71 [smf, MooglyGuy]


- 0.81: Added Z80 (8MHz) CPU2 and QSound (4MHz).

- 29th March 2004: smf sent in an update to the ZN driver in which Gallop Racer now works.

- 0.74u2: Added Gallop Racer (JAPAN Ver 9.01.12) (Tecmo 1996).

- 0.71: smf and MooglyGuy added Gallop Racer (JAPAN Ver 9.01.12) (Testdriver).

- 13th June 2001: Guru - Dumped Gallop Racer (Tecmo 1996).

Recommended Games (Horse):

King Derby

Winners Circle

Gladiator 1984

Wai Wai Jockey Gate-In!

Jockey Club

Jockey Club II

Arlington Horse Racing


Diamond Derby

Othello Derby

Stakes Winner

Stakes Winner 2

Gallop Racer

Gallop Racer 2

Gallop Racer 3

Super Derby

Final Furlong

Final Furlong 2

Dark Horse Legend

Derby Owners Club

Derby Owners Club 2000

Derby Owners Club II

Derby Owners Club World Edition

Jockey Grand Prix

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Romset: 12800 kb / 4 files / 3.95 zip

MAME XML Output:

       <game name="glpracr" sourcefile="zn.c" romof="cpzn1">
              <description>Gallop Racer (Japan Ver 9.01.12)</description>
              <rom name="coh-1000c.353" merge="coh-1000c.353" size="524288" crc="50033af6" sha1="486d92ff6c7f1e54f8e0ef41cd9116eca0e10e1a" region="user1" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="gpaj_04.2h" size="524288" crc="53bf551c" sha1="320632b5010630cee4c5ccb1578d5ee6d2754632" region="user3" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="gra-05m.3h" size="4194304" crc="78053700" sha1="38727c8cc34bb57b7b7e73041e382fb0361f184e" region="user2" offset="0"/>
              <rom name="gra-06m.4h" size="4194304" crc="d73b392b" sha1="241ddf474cea035e81a2abc580d3c0395ee925bb" region="user2" offset="400000"/>
              <rom name="gra-07m.5h" size="4194304" crc="acaefe3a" sha1="32d596b0f975e1558fa7929c3166d8dad40a1c80" region="user2" offset="800000"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="maincpu" name="CXD8530CQ" clock="67737600"/>
              <chip type="cpu" tag="audiocpu" name="Z80" clock="8000000"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="lspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="rspeaker" name="Speaker"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="spu" name="SPU" clock="33868800"/>
              <chip type="audio" tag="qsound" name="Q-Sound" clock="4000000"/>
              <display tag="gpu:screen" type="raster" rotate="0" width="640" height="480" refresh="60.000000" />
              <sound channels="2"/>
              <input players="4" buttons="3" coins="4" service="yes" tilt="yes">
                     <control type="joy" ways="8"/>
              <dipswitch name="Freeze" tag="DSW" mask="1">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="1" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Service Mode" tag="DSW" mask="2">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="2" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW" mask="4">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="4" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <dipswitch name="Unknown" tag="DSW" mask="8">
                     <dipvalue name="Off" value="8" default="yes"/>
                     <dipvalue name="On" value="0"/>
              <driver status="imperfect" emulation="good" color="good" sound="imperfect" graphic="imperfect" savestate="unsupported" palettesize="65536"/>

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