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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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1.   Javier Castellano $3,770,646
2.   Jose L. Ortiz $2,743,487
3.   Irad Ortiz, Jr. $2,703,820
4.   Rafael Bejarano $2,644,176
5.   Victor Espinoza* $2,577,592
6.   Mike Smith $2,368,968
7.   Luis Saez $2,264,908
8.   John Velazquez $2,074,643
9.   Miguel Mena $1,999,835
10.   Tyler Baze $1,937,296
As of 03/24/15
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4.   T.D. Houghton 66
5.   DeShawn Parker 66
6.   Luis Saez 64
7.   James Graham 59
8.   Rafael Bejarano 58
9.   Colby Hernandez 57
10.   Irad Ortiz, Jr. 55
As of 03/24/15
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Quarter Horse Jockey Standings: Mount Earnings
1.   Rodrigo Vallejo $645,984
2.   Omar Reyes $601,938
3.   David Alvarez* $515,790
4.   Yordanis Amaro $461,798
5.   Joe Badilla, Jr. $452,352
6.   Shanley Jackson $436,701
7.   Raul Gutierrez $428,011
8.   Esgar Ramirez $397,317
9.   Oscar Delgado $393,197
10.   Raul Ramirez, Jr. $342,783
As of 03/24/15
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Quarter Horse Jockey Standings: Wins
1.   Omar Reyes 45
2.   David A. Alvarez* 44
3.   Raul Ramirez, Jr. 41
4.   Rodrigo Vallejo 33
5.   John Hamilton 31
6.   Cruz Mendez 28
7.   Esgar Ramirez 27
8.   Raul Gutierrez 26
9.   Cesar De Alba 22
10.   Yordanis Amaro 21
As of 03/24/15
*non-Member
 
 

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