• Kyodo


Nanako Fujita is set to make her overseas debut at a Ladies World Championship race on Aug. 19 at Sandown Park Racecourse in England, the Japan Racing Association announced Saturday.

The 18-year-old Fujita became the first female jockey from the JRA in 16 years when she made her debut in March, and has won two national races so far.

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