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  • Cinco Charlie goes gate to wire in the William Walker at Churchill Downs.Posted 9 hours ago
  • Effinex runs to victory in the Excelsior; Wicked Strong finishes third.Posted 13 hours ago
  • Mr. Jordan DQ'd at 1-5 in the Tarpon Stakes; Royal Squeeze placed first.Posted 15 hours ago
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  • Carpe Diem covers 4F in :48.60 (2/63) at Keeneland on SaturdayPosted 15 hours ago
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  • Derby points leader International Star worked 4F in :50.80 (8/9) at Churchill TrainingPosted 15 hours ago
  • Kitten's Point gets there late to win Keeneland's Bewitch.Posted 1 day ago
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  • Get Happy Mister rides the rails to victory in the San Simeon.Posted 6 days ago
Yukichan Silks

Yukichan

User Since: 6/1/2011
Racing interest:
International thoroughbred racing and breeding.
First track attended:
Ak Sar Ben
Location:
Los Alamos
About me/racing interests:
Racing fan since reading Walter Farley's Man O' War at age 8. Would watch races from dad's office, which overlooked Ak Sar Ben and then worked as groom, exercise rider as soon as I got my license.

How did I get into racing?
Reading Man O' War, following Secretariat and all the great and almost great ones that followed. Throughout my high school years, I worked for Jack Van Berg, and then assistant Frankie Brothers -- until I left for college. I wrote my senior paper on the Daily Racing Form, which my instructor labeled as refreshing. Lived in Japan for a few years, which exposed me to international racing.

Favorite racing moment?
Secretariat's Belmont as well as Affirmed and Seattle Slew's. Zenyatta's win in the Classic and 2nd place in the same a year later.