Three Jap Jockeys May Ride In Same Race at Hollywood, Daily Racing Form, 1958-05-08


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Three Jap Jockeys May Ride In Same Race at Hollywood HollywoodHOLLYWOOD HOLLYWOOD PARK Inglewood Calif May 7 Should Naughty Mary draw into the fourth race Thursday three Japanese riders may be seen in action in one race for what is believed to be the first time in American racing history Young Mitchell Shirota has been given the call on Windy Admiral George Taniguchi is named aboard Eddie Read and Roy Yaka has been named on Naughty Mary MaryTaniguchi Taniguchi was the Hollywood Park ap ¬ prentice champion in 1954 with 54 victories Yaka will be making his debut here tomor ¬ row although he rode for his contract owner Ralph West at Santa Anita Shi rota has been riding at Caliente and is said to be a very promising rider The young ¬ ster makes 105 pounds and veteran agent Ab Cantrell will handle his book

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