Yutaka TAKE
Age: 53
Yutaka Take is the son of famed jockey Kunihito Take and is a living legend in Japan, with 4,388 JRA wins (as of 27 November). In winning the G3 Sirius Stakes in October, 2015 he became the first rider to win 300 JRA Graded races in Japan. In December, 2002, he became the first jockey to ride eight winners in a day in Japan. He became the first Japanese jockey to win a G1 race in Europe when Ski Paradise captured the 1994 Prix du Moulin. In 2000 he spent time riding in the US and in 2001 he was based with trainer John Hammond in France. His long list of big race wins in Japan includes four G1 Japan Cups with Special Week (1999), Deep Impact (2006), Rose Kingdom (2010) and Kitasan Black (2016). This year, Take scored a record-extending sixth Japanese Derby title with Do Deuce and became the oldest Derby winning jockey at 53. Since his first JRA Award title as a newcomer in 1987, he has won 18 jockey titles in Japan across an incredibly decorated career in the saddle. Earlier this year at Sapporo, Take won the World All-Star Jockeys. As well as a pair of HKIR wins, his overseas achievements include the 1998 Prix Maurice de Gheest (Seeking The Pearl), 2000 July Cup (Agnes World), 2001 Dubai Sheema Classic (Stay Gold), 2001 Prix de l’Abbaye (Imperial Beauty) and 2007 Dubai Duty Free (Admire Moon).
Hong Kong Champion Jockey (2014/15, 2015/16, 2016/17 & 2020/21); LONGINES IJC winner (2012); Japan's World All-Star Jockeys winner (2015); Singapore Champion Jockey (2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013); Brazilian Eclipse Award winner (2006/07 & 2007/08); fastest 100 in a Hong Kong season (22 February, 2017); Hong Kong record for most wins in a season (170 in 2016/17); most wins in a Hong Kong race day (eight: 5 March, 2017); Singapore record for most wins in a season (206 in 2012); eight wins from eight rides at Kranji (6 September, 2013); eight wins in a day at Cidade Jardim (March, 2006).
Hong Kong wins (as of 27 November):
HKIR wins (2):
Hong Kong Vase (2001 Stay Gold), Hong Kong Cup (2015 A Shin Hikari).

22/23 Season
Nationality : JPN No. of Wins : 0 Total Rides : 3
Stakes won : - No. of 2nds : 0 Win % : 0.00%
No. of 3rds : 0
No. of 4ths : 0

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