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.
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.