Ace jockey Prakash to bid adieu - By Shailendra Awasthi TNN
Posted on - 21 Dec 2012
Ace jockey Prakash to bid adieu
Shailendra Awasthi TNN
Mumbai: B Praksh, one of the leading jockeys on Indian racing scene today, has decided to hang his boots and wants to become a trainer. He will be seen in action for the last time during the Sunday’s Mumbai races.
“Yes, he has decided to retire,” said Khushroo Dhunjibhoy, chairman, Royal Western India Turf Club. “I will support him as an owner whenever he gets training license,” added one of the leading horse owners in the country. Prakash, son of former jockey PS Bhonsale, had started his riding career at the Mahalaxmi course in 1995. He has won over 2000 races and more than 100 Classics at various racing centres in the country. The 35-yearold has been struggling to maintain riding weight.
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