Take wins 13th Japanese Riding Title
Date Posted: 12/28/2003 5:57:01 PM
Last Updated: 12/28/2003 6:31:42 PM

Jockey Yutaka Take, who set a record in 2003 with his 204 wins, wrapped up his 13th career title Sunday as the Japan Racing Association season came to an end.

The 34-year-old Take smashed his previous mark of 178 wins set in 1978. He also had the highest earnings with 3.86 billion yen, from which 5% he receives as income.

Trainer Kazuo Fujisawa notched his 63 victory of the year when Symboli Kris S won the Arima Kinen on Sunday to claim his ninth consecutive best trainer award. His total purse winnings were 1.94 billion yen, from which 10% he receives as income.

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