Day: November 10, 2008

Park Moves into Second

With Cho Kyoung Ho sidelined through suspension at the weekend, Park Tae Jong moved up into second place in the 2008 Jockeys’ Championship. Moon Se Young landed a double on both Saturday and Sunday to move onto 110 but it was Choi Beom Hyun who was the most prolific rider of the weekend with a total of six winners:

1. Moon Se Young 110
2. Park Tae Jong 81
3. Cho Kyoung Ho 80
4. Choi Beom Hyun 61
5. Ikuyasu Kurakane 42

Monday Web Watch

Seoul Race Park featured on / Volponi story
The Korean Culture Ministry website has run a feature on Seoul Race Park on its website. exists to promote all aspects of Korean culture and can be found here. Thanks also to them for plugging this site!

Also worth reading is a story about 2002 Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Volponi, who was bought by the KRA in 2006 to stand at stud. His first runners are expected to reach the track during next year. Writing at, Steve Haskin, who picked the 43-1 outsider, recounts the story of Volponi’s shock win. Click here for the full article and here for Volponi’s Korean Studbook entry.