• Kyodo


Star jockey Yutaka Take posted an unprecedented 200th win of a graded race on the Japan Racing Association circuit Saturday when he won the grade 3 Arlington Cup aboard race favorite Big Planet.

The 1 3/4 length victory in the open-class race for 3-year-olds at Hanshin Racecourse in Takarazuka, Hyogo Prefecture, was the 49th overall win this year for the 35-year-old Take, who debuted 18 years ago and won his 100th graded-race win in 1997.

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