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JRA's Take, Lemaire finish T8th, T10th in LONGINES International Jockeys' Championship

Silvestre de Sousa won the series title for the first time.

JRA's Take, Lemaire finish T8th, T10th in LONGINES International Jockeys' Championship

Silvestre de Sousa won the series title for the first time.

Yutaka Take.
Yutaka Take. Picture:Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images


JRA jockey Yutaka Take and Christophe Lemaire finished in a tie for eighth and 10th, respectively, in the LONGINES International Jockeys' Championship at Happy Valley (Hong Kong) on Wednesday. In the four-race series with 12 of the world's top jockeys, Take and Lemaire failed to collect any points (Take finished 4th-6th-7th-9th, while Lemaire came in 8th-10th-6th-8th).

Representing the UK, Silvestre de Sousa, who finished second in the Championship last year, finished in the Top 3 in all four races for a total 34 points and won the series title for the first time. Colin Keane, representing Ireland, finished in a distant second with 16 points.
 


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