Far East jockeys earn top billing

In races run in close proximity to one another early Sunday morning but on the other side of the world in Japan and Hong Kong, a pair of jockeys earned applause for their efforts in stakes victories. In the Grade I, $2.9 million Tenno Sho Spring Stakes in Kyoto, Japan, ageless Yutaka Take guided Kitasan Black [no relation] to a determined, wire-to-wire victory in 3:15.3. U.S. racing fans have known of Take for years and this weekend the legendary Japanese [...]