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Corey S. Nakatani

Corey Nakatani

Born on 10/ 21 in Covina, CA

Currently lives in Pasadena, CA

Height: 5'1'' Weight: 113

Family: Wife, LIsa; children Brittany, Matthew, Austin, Lilah and Taler

Became involved in racing: His dad introduced him

First Win: Blue King at Caliente, Mexico

Greatest Achievement: Sweeping all major older horse races in California with Lava Man and trainer Doug O'Neill

Career Goals: To win the Kentucky Derby

Hobbies: Golf and fishing

Role Models: Tiger Woods and Freddy Couples

Favorite Sport: Horse racing

Favorite Horse Ridden: Lava Man


Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings Winning % In Money %
657 131 109 94 $12977361 20% 51%

 

News:

Has six Breeders' Cup victories, including three consecutive Sprints from 1996-
98: Lit de Justice, Elmhurst and Reraise.

His late father Roy Nakatani, a Japanese American, was born in a World War II
internment camp in Colorado and spent time at Santa Anita when it was a
relocation camp.

PDJF

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2.   Joel Rosario $21,326,518
3.   Irad Ortiz, Jr. $19,925,436
4.   John Velazquez $19,187,188
5.   Jose L. Ortiz $16,167,627
6.   Mike Smith $14,124,605
7.   Rosie Napravnik $13,531,663
8.   Victor Espinoza* $12,003,875
9.   Rafael Bejarano $11,269,761
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As of 12/16/14
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7.   Antonio Gallardo 251
8.   DeShawn Parker 235
9.   Colby Hernandez 226
10.   James Graham 224
As of 12/16/14
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9.   Ricky Ramirez $2,047,733
10.   Jimmy Dean Brooks $1,909,291
As of 12/16/14
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2.   G.R. Carter 132
3.   David Alvarez* 128
4.   Cesar DeAlba 121
5.   Cruz Mendez 114
6.   Omar Reyes 101
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8.   Luis L. Vivanco 83
9.   Carlos Huerta 80
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As of 12/16/14
*non-Member
 
 

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