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Mallyon and McEvoy contest 2017 World All-Star Jockeys at Sapporo
09 Aug 2017 | Japan Racing Association 
The World All-Star Jockeys (WASJ) is an international event launched by the Japan Racing Association. Formerly called the World Super Jockeys Series since its establishment in 1987, it has welcomed more than 200 top-caliber jockeys from Europe, North America, Oceania and Asia and held over two days in late November or early December at either Tokyo or Hanshin Racecourse. The event was given a new title, and was moved to the last weekend of August and to Sapporo Racecourse in northern Japan in 2015.

This year’s event welcomes six outstanding jockeys from France, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong and United Kingdom in joining one NAR (National Association of Racing; local public racing) jockey and seven JRA jockeys in their bid for the title. A team competition was added to the regular individual contest since 2015, in which the overseas and NAR jockeys form “Team WAS (World All-Star)” and compete against “Team JRA” to attain the most points as a team.

The first two of the four-race series will be conducted on August 26th (Sat), while the third and fourth will be held the following day.


August 2017 The Japan Racing Association
The 2017 World All-Star Jockeys

Date
Saturday, August 26, 2017
Sunday, August 27, 2017

Venue
Sapporo Racecourse

Races
Saturday, August 26
10th race : 2017 World All-Star Jockeys First Leg
Three-Year-Olds & Up, Allowance (10Million & Less)
turf, 1,200 meters (about 6 furlongs)
11th race : 2017 World All-Star Jockeys Second Leg
Three-Year-Olds & Up, Allowance (16Million & Less)
turf, 2,000 meters (about 10 furlongs)

Sunday, August 27
10th race : 2017 World All-Star Jockeys Third Leg
Three-Year-Olds & Up, Allowance (10Million & Less)
turf, 1,200 meters (about 6 furlongs)
12th race : 2017 World All-Star Jockeys Fourth Leg
Three-Year-Olds & Up, Allowance (10Million & Less)
turf, 1,800 meters (about 9 furlongs)

Awards
a. The top three jockeys will receive the following awards:
1st : ¥ 3 million (about US$ 26,087) & trophy valued at ¥ 300,000 (about US$ 2,609)
2nd : ¥ 2 million (about US$ 17,391)
3rd : ¥ 1 million (about US$ 08,696)
Note: US$1 = ¥115

JOCKEYS

FRANCE

Anthony Crastus
Date of Birth : April 7, 1985
'16 Season Record : 507 mounts, 31 wins / € 826,350
'17 Season Record : 122 mounts, 19 wins / € 284,685
Recent Career Highlights : '16 T Von Zastrow Stutenpreis (G2, Parvaneh)
Participation in the WASJ : 1st

CANADA

Eurico Da Silva
Date of Birth : June 29, 1975
'16 Season Record : 795 mounts, 202 wins / $ 7,721,879
'17 Season Record : 375 mounts, 85 wins / $ 3,603,100
Recent Career Highlights : ’16 Woodbine Oaks (Neshama)
’17 Dance Smartly Stakes (G2, Starship Jubilee)
’17 Connaught Cup Stakes (G2, Tower of Texas)
Participation in the WASJ : 1st

AUSTRALIA

Katelyn Mallyon
Date of Birth : April 10, 1994
’15/’16 Season Record : 149 mounts, 11 wins / AUS$ 1,066,765
’16/’17 Season Record : 111 mounts, 10 wins / AUS$ 1,427,200
Recent Career Highlights : ’17 William Reid Stakes (G1, Silent Sedition)
’17 Rubiton Stakes (G2, Super Cash)
’16 Herbert Power Stakes (G2, Assign)

AUSTRALIA

Kerrin McEvoy
Date of Birth : October 24, 1980
'15/'16 Season Record : 328 mounts, 47 1/2 wins / AUS$ 6,145,972
'16/'17 Season Record : 433 mounts, 64 wins / AUS$ 6,374,340
Recent Career Highlights : ’17 Tattersall’s Tiara (G1, Tycoon Tara)
’17 Queensland Oaks (G1, Egg Tart)
’17 Schweppes Oaks (G1, Egg Tart)
Participation in the WASJ : 1th
Participation in the WASJ : 1th



Kerrin McEvoy after winning at Randwick on Saturday, picture Sportpix.com.au

HONG KONG

Joao Moreira
Date of Birth : September 26, 1983
'15/'16 Season Record : 664 mounts, 168 wins / HK$ 178,829,947
'16/'17 Season Record : 711 mounts, 171 wins / HK$ 207,728,528
Recent Career Highlights : '17 Queen Elizabeth II Cup (G1, Neorealism)
'17 Dubai Turf (G1, Vivlos)
'17 Oakleigh Plate (G1, Sheidel)
Participation in the WASJ : 3rd


UNITED KINGDOM

Tom Queally
Date of Birth : October 8, 1984
'16 Season Record : 536 mounts, 49 wins / £ 851,744
'17 Season Record : 221 mounts, 18 wins / £ 619,692
Recent Career Highlights : ’17 Diamond Jubilee Stakes (G1, The Tin Man)
'16 British Champions Sprint Stakes
(G1, The Tin Man)
Participation in the WASJ : 1st


APAN (NAR Representative; Funabashi)

Shogo Nakano
Date of Birth : November 1, 1991
’17 Season Record* : 547 mounts, 52 wins *NAR only
'Career Record* : 4,498 mounts, 410 wins *NAR only
Participation in the WASJ : 11th

APAN (JRA, Miho Training Center)

Keita Tosaki
Date of Birth : July 8, 1980
'17 Season Record : 563 mounts, 106 wins / ¥ 1,825,086,000
Career Record : 5,274 mounts, 758 wins
Recent Career Highlights : ’17 Tanabata Sho (G3, Seewind)
’17 Unicorn Stakes (G3, Sunrise Nova)
’17 Empress Hai (One Millionth)
Participation in the WASJ : 5th

JAPAN (JRA, Miho Training Center)

Hiroyuki Uchida
Date of Birth : July 26, 1970
'17 Season Record : 583 mounts, 66 wins / ¥ 1,084,163,000
Career Record : 8,944 mounts, 1,078 wins
Recent Career Highlights : ’17 Lord Derby Challenge Trophy (G3, Logi Chalice)
’17 Tokyo Sprint (Kitasan Sajin)
’17 Kurofune Sho (Blason de Lis)
Participation in the WASJ : 8th

JAPAN (JRA, Miho Training Center)

Hironobu Tanabe
Date of Birth : February 12, 1984
'17 Season Record : 407 mounts, 59 wins / ¥ 1,068,198,000
Career Record : 8,937 mounts, 687 wins
Recent Career Highlights : ’17 Nikkei Sho (G2, Sciacchetra)
’17 Keisei Hai (G3, Komano Impulse)
’16 Yasuda Kinen (G1, Logotype)
Participation in the WASJ : 2th

JAPAN (JRA, Ritto Training Center)

Christophe Lemaire
Date of Birth : May 20, 1979
'17 Season Record : 447 mounts, 84 wins / ¥ 2,238,648,000
Career Record : 3,760 mounts, 625 wins
Recent Career Highlights : ’17 Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby, G1, Rey de Oro)
’17 Yushun Himba (Japanese Oaks, G1, Soul Stirring)
’17 Victoria Mile (G1, Admire Lead)
Participation in the WASJ : 4th

JAPAN (JRA, Ritto Training Center)

Mirco Demuro
Date of Birth : January 11, 1979
'17 Season Record : 404 mounts, 94 wins / ¥ 2,261,184,000
Career Record : 4,156 mounts, 698 wins
Recent Career Highlights : ’17 Takarazuka Kinen (G1, Satono Crown)
’17 February Stakes (G1, Gold Dream)
’17 Keio Hai Spring Cup (G2, Red Falx)
Participation in the WASJ : 4th

JAPAN (JRA, Ritto Training Center)

Yutaka Take
Date of Birth : March 15, 1969
'17 Season Record : 380 mounts, 48 wins / ¥ 1,483,398,000
Career Record : 20,613 mounts, 3,906 wins
Recent Career Highlights : ’17 Tenno Sho (Spring) (G1, Kitasan Black)
’17 Osaka Hai (G1, Kitasan Black)
’17 Kashiwa Kinen (Copano Rickey)
Participation in the WASJ : 23rd

JAPAN (JRA, Ritto Training Center)

Yuichi Fukunaga
Date of Birth : January 11, 1979
'17 Season Record : 420 mounts, 71 wins / ¥ 1,297,650,000
Career Record : 15,671 mounts, 2,003 wins
Recent Career Highlights : ’17 Teio Sho (K T Brave)
’17 Yayoi Sho (G2, Cadenas)
’17 Negishi Stakes (G3, Kafuji Take)
Participation in the WASJ : 8th


 
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