Prado Rides 1000th Winner
Updated: Wednesday, August 30, 2000 4:04 PM
Posted: Monday, August 28, 2000 1:46 AM
Jockey Anibal Prado notched his 1,000th career victory as Philadelphia Park on Sunday, when he guided Run Judge Run to a neck-length victory in the track’s sixth race. Under Prado, the 3-year-old Judge Smells colt led at every call before completing the six-furlong $15,000 claiming race in 1:11.85 at odds of 7-1.
Prado spent 19 years riding in his native Peru before beginning his American career on the Maryland circuit in 1993. The 46-year-old rider settled at Philadelphia Park in 1996 after also riding at Delaware Park. Prado was Philadelphia Park’s leading rider of 1997.
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