KB successful in Korea
14 Aug 2012 | After sharing top billing on the first day of competition in the Korean Racing Association International Jockey Invitational, Singapore’s Soo Khoon Beng took top honours on day two.
After riding a winner on day one on Saturday, KB was at it again on Sunday when he scored a commanding victory aboard the US-bred Sangnyu in the 1900m YTN Cup Stakes, the final event in the four race series.
He had previously finished 10th in the third race of the series earlier on Sunday aboard Uranus in the International Jockey Challenge over 1400m.
Korea’s Moon Se Young finished in second place with equal overnight leader, Turkey’s Ozcan Yildirim, in third.
Final scores of the competition
Khoon Beng SOO, Singapore, 42 points
S.Y. MOON, Korea, 28 points
Ozcan YILDIRIM, Turkey, 28 points
I.K. CHO, Korea, 22 points
Karis TEETAN, South Africa, 20 points
Y.S. HAM, Korea, 14 points
K.H. CHO, Korea, 11 points
Ben CURTIS, Ireland, 9 points
M. NUNES, Macau, 8 points
T.J. PARK, Korea, 8 points
Hayato YOSHIDA, Japan, 7 points
H.S. KIM, Korea, 7 points
The final team score saw the Rest Of The World successful on 114 points over Korea on 89.