- Renewed Training System Players can freely give orders to raise their favorite horses by adjusting the three choices of Course, Strength, and Partner Horse. For viewing horse stats, players will be able to choose between the old 4-grade style (S to C) or a new 16-grade style (S+ to G)
- Dream Match Winning Post 8 2018 will enhance the 100 historical horses that first appeared in the 2016 edition. Once per year, players will be able to directly compete with these horses, transcending through time
- Bonding Events between Man and Horse Various new events are added to this latest version, which will depict interactions with acquaintances and horses alike
Winning Post 8 is a horse racing simulation game where players can not only participate in horse races, but they can also manage horse breeding and even build their in-game family to help with all the horse-related management. The upcoming 2018 edition will include the latest actual horse data and race programs from the 2018 season. Foreign GI horses such as The Everest are also included in the updated data.