Almond Eye wins Victoria Mile for seventh G1 title

Horse Racing May 17, 2020

Almond Eye wins Victoria Mile for seventh G1 title

Heavy favorite Almond Eye won the 15th running of the Victoria Mile on Sunday to tie the all-time record for most Grade 1 victories by a Japanese racehorse on turf. Ridden by jockey Christophe Lemaire, Almond Eye finished the 1,600-meter race at Tokyo Racecourse in ...

Almond Eye wins Tenno-sho in return to racing

More Sports / Horse Racing Oct 27, 2019

Almond Eye wins Tenno-sho in return to racing

Racing for the first time since June, Almond Eye regained G1 dominance on Sunday as the four-year-old filly won a three-length victory at the autumn Tenno-sho. Steered by Christophe Lemaire, the race favorite got off to a good start in the 2,000-meter turf race at ...

Almond Eye uses late charge to win Oka-sho

More Sports / Horse Racing Apr 8, 2018

Almond Eye uses late charge to win Oka-sho

Second-favorite Almond Eye, ridden by jockey Christophe Lemaire, made a late dash Sunday to win the Oka-sho and earn her first Grade 1 victory. Starting second-to-last, Almond Eye conserved her energy until after the final turn, when she sprinted past the pack on the outside ...