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YUTAKA TAKE

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May 29, 2022
Yutaka Take-steered Do Deuce wins Japanese Derby
The three-year-old colt finished the 2,400-meter turf race at Tokyo Racecourse in a record two minutes and 21.9 seconds, with the 53-year-old Take becoming the derby's oldest winning jockey.
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Nov 22, 2019
Prolific winner Christophe Lemaire gears up for Japan Cup
Christophe Lemaire started his career as a horse racing jockey in 1999 in France, his home country.
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Nov 22, 2019
Japan Cup provides annual celebration of horse racing
When the entrance gates open at Tokyo Racecourse on Sunday, another chapter in the history of one of the world's most prestigious horse races will also open, and those passing through the gates on Sunday will experience the unique atmosphere that accompanies the running of the Japan Cup.
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Jul 30, 2019
Legendary thoroughbred Deep Impact euthanized
Japanese racehorse Deep Impact, the winner of seven domestic Grade One titles and one of the world's leading sires, was put down Tuesday at the age of 17, the stud farm operator said.
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Feb 17, 2019
Inti wins February Stakes as first female jockey finishes fifth in G1 debut
Race-favorite Inti ran away with an undisputed victory on Sunday at the February Stakes, while Nanako Fujita became the first female Japan Racing Association jockey to compete in a Grade 1 race.
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Dec 28, 2018
Christophe Lemaire breaks JRA's single-season win record
Jockey Christophe Lemaire picked up two wins on Friday to set a single-season Japan Racing Association record with 213 wins.
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Dec 20, 2018
Shohei Ohtani receives Prime Minister Cup for second time at Japan Pro Sports Awards
Baseball superstar Shohei Ohtani has collected another Prime Minister Cup at the Japan Pro Sports Awards.
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Dec 28, 2017
Cristian Demuro guides Time Flyer to first Grade One win at Hopeful Stakes
Time Flyer, ridden by Italian Cristian Demuro, won the Hopeful Stakes on Thursday at Nakayama Racecourse and nabbed his first Grade One victory.
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Dec 11, 2017
Jockey Yutaka Take chosen for International Award of Merit
Renowned jockey Yutaka Take became the first Japanese recipient of the 2017 International Award of Merit, the Japan Racing Association announced on Monday.
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Oct 29, 2017
Kitasan Black completes Tenno-sho double
Retiring Kitasan Black, ridden by Yutaka Take, completed a Tenno-sho double Sunday as the top favorite came from behind to win the autumn race and pick up his sixth Grade One victory.
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Apr 30, 2017
Kitasan Black breaks Deep Impact's record time at Tenno-sho
Kitasan Black became just the fourth horse to defend the spring Tenno-sho title, while breaking Deep Impact's 11-year record time to win the Emperor's Cup on Sunday.
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Oct 30, 2016
Maurice crushes field to win Tenno-sho
Maurice was dominant even at 2,000 meters as Japan's reigning horse of the year won the fall Tenno-sho for his fifth Grade 1 title on Sunday.
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Sep 18, 2016
Take picks up 4,000th win on JRA horse
Jockey Yutaka Take posted his 4,000th career win on a Japan Racing Association horse Sunday when he cruised to victory in the fourth race at Hanshin Racecourse.
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Aug 12, 2016
Jockey Take's father dies
Former thoroughbred trainer Kunihiko Take, the father of Japan's most successful jockey, Yutaka Take, and a successful jockey in his own right, died Friday morning at the age of 77.
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May 1, 2016
Take tastes Tenno-sho glory for seventh time
Yutaka Take was back doing what he does best, winning his record seventh spring Tenno-sho title aboard Kitasan Black on Sunday.
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Oct 3, 2015
Take rides to 300th victory in graded races
Yutaka Take became the first jockey to win 300 graded races, when he captured the G3 Sirius Stakes aboard Awardee on Saturday.
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Oct 27, 2013
Just a Way runs away with Tenno-sho title
Just a Way stole the show from favorite and reigning horse of the year Gentildonna with a phenomenal run to win the Tenno-sho on Sunday for his first Grade 1 title.
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May 27, 2013
Take trains sights on Arc after record Derby win
After becoming No. 1 in Japan, Yutaka Take and Kizuna are ready to take on the world.

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