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Almond Eye Back In Action For ‘Win And You’re In’ Yasuda Kinen

Following her impressive seasonal debut in the “Win and You’re In” Victoria Mile (G1) against female rivals three weeks ago, Silk Racing Co.’s 5-year-old super mare Almond Eye (JPN) will seek a second Breeders’ Cup Challenge victory on Sunday (June 7) at Tokyo Racecourse when she faces open company in the 1-mile, US$2.56 million Yasuda […]

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Japanese Star Almond Eye Earns Breeders’ Cup Berth With Victoria Mile Win

Almond Eye, Japanese Horse of the Year in 2018, returned to the races in fine style as a 5-year-old on Sunday at Tokyo Race Course, winning the Grade 1 Victoria Mile by four lengths under Christophe Lemaire and securing a spot in the G1 Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf at Keeneland in November. Making […]

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Top Japanese Runner Almond Eye Vying For Breeders’ Cup Berth In Group 1 Victoria Mile Sunday

Multiple Group 1 stakes winner Almond Eye (JPN) and defending champion Normcore (JPN) lead an outstanding field of 17 fillies and mares for Sunday’s 1-mile, US$2.1 million Victoria Mile (Group 1) at Tokyo Race Course, with the winner receiving an automatic berth into the Maker’s Mark Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf (G1) through the international Breeders’ Cup […]

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Japan’s Almond Eye Returns To Defend Her Title In Dubai Turf

The astounding talent of six-time Group 1 winner Almond Eye is on its way back to the UAE, as the 5-year-old mare looks to kick off her season with a defense of the Group 1 $6 million Dubai Turf at Meydan Racecourse on March 28. The Silk Racing Co.-owned daughter of Lord Kanaloa has pleased […]

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Almond Eye, Anthony Van Dyck Expected To Headline Hong Kong International Races On Dec. 8

Almond Eye is among a stellar line-up of 50 horses – including 26 G1 winners – selected for the US$12 million Longines Hong Kong International Races at Sha Tin on Dec. 8. Japan’s superstar is the headliner among a contingent of 24 overseas raiders aiming at this year’s ‘Turf World Championships’. The Longines HKIR is […]

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Almond Eye Returns From Layoff To Capture Tenno Sho In Near-Record Time

Heavily favored Almond Eye won this year’s Tenno Sho (Autumn) in dominating fashion once again in a run which was just short by 0.1 second to renew the race record while easily conquering a formidable field which included nine other G1 winners. The 2018 Horse of the Year claimed last year’s fillies’ Triple Crown—the Oka […]

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Indy Champ Upsets Almond Eye In Yasuda Kinen, Earns Breeders’ Cup Berth

Indy Champ shocked the world with an upset of favorite Almond Eye in this year’s Yasuda Kinen, renewing the race record to 1:30.9, 0.4 seconds shorter than previously set by Strong Return in 2012. Indy Champ broke well and secured a rail trip in fifth up to the top of the straight. After struggling behind […]

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Brilliant Filly Almond Eye Tops Sunday’s ‘Win And You’re In’ Yasuda Kinen

Led by the brilliant 4-year-old filly Almond Eye (JPN), a five-time Group 1 winner and 2018 Japanese Horse of the Year, a field of 16 runners has been entered for Sunday’s one-mile, US$1.965 million Yasuda Kinen (G1) on turf at Tokyo Racecourse, with the winner receiving an automatic berth into the $2 million Breeders’ Cup […]

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Japanese Star Filly Almond Eye Proves Best In Dubai Turf

She arrived in Dubai with a huge reputation and Japan’s super filly Almond Eye proved herself on a world stage at Meydan when showing brilliant acceleration to win the US$6 million Dubai Turf sponsored by DP World. The Lord Kanaloa filly, trained by Sakae Kunieda to win all three legs of the Filly Triple Crown […]

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