Day: April 17, 2008

Danny Craven to move to Busan

The KRA’s website is reporting that Australian jockey Danny Craven is set to move to Busan.  Craven came to Seoul Race Park in November 2007 on a six month contract during which he has so far ridden five winners from 102 rides.  His initial contract with the KRA finishes on May 14th and it is reported that he will relocate to South Gyeongsang province for a further three months which will keep him in Korea until the middle of August.

Weekend Racing Preview

The week’s racing gets underway at Busan Race Park on Friday afternoon where the first of the normal nine race card is underway at 13:00. There are also six races at Busan on Sunday.

The action at Seoul Race Park begins on both Saturday and Sunday at 11:20am with twleve races on Saturday and eleven on the Sunday. featire race of the weekend is at Seoul and is a KRW42 Million handicap on Sunday. The 2000 metre race 10 has attracted a number prominent handicappers with the weights headed by Secret Weapon (11 wins from 22) and Good Day (9 from 13).

There is also Saturday and Sunday racing at Jeju Race Park with nine races on each day, the first under orders at 12:20pm.