Prado, Castellano to Ride in Japan Jockey Series
Updated: Sunday, November 12, 2006 2:48 PM
(from Japanese Racing Association)
Posted: Friday, November 10, 2006 1:58 AM
Edgar Prado and Javier Castellano are to represent the United States in the 20th World Super Jockeys Series to be held Dec. 2-3 at Hanshin Racecourse.
Fourteen jockeys will compete in the event, the Japanese Racing Association announced. Prado will make his fifth appearance in the series – and fourth in a row – while Castellano makes his first visit to Japan.
Jockeys compete for points in four races over two days. The top prize of about $26,000 will be awarded to the winner, while second is worth about $17,300 and third about $8,600.
Here are the competitors:
USA – Edgar Prado
USA – Javier Castellano
France – Ioritz Mendizabal
Germany – Andreas Suborics
England – Ryan Moore
Australia – Darren Beadman
Australia – Craig Williams
Hong Kong – Douglas Whytes
JRA – Yutaka Take
JRA – Yasunari Iwata
JRA – Shinji Fujita
JRA – Eiji Nakadate
JRA – Norihiro Yokoyama
NAR – Kusuhiko Hamaguchi
(National Association of Racing)
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