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Yasunari Iwata

Yasunari Iwata (岩田 康誠 Iwata Yasunari?) (born March 12, 1974; from Himeji, Hyōgo Prefecture) is a Japanese jockey who rode the winner of the 2006 Melbourne Cup[1], Delta Blues. It was Iwata's first race outside of Japan.

In 2005, Iwata won the 19th World Super Jockey Series[1][2].

Major wins

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  • Japan Breeding farm's Cup Classic - (1) - Time Paradox (2006)
  • Satsuki Sho (Japanese 2000 Guineas) - (2) - Unrivaled (2009), Victoire Pisa (2010)
  • Shuka Sho - (1) - Black Emblem (2008)
  • Tenno Sho (Spring) - (1) - Admire Jupiter (2008)



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