Winning the Tenno Sho (Autumn) for the second time gave Almond Eye a JRA record 8 Grade One races. Photo by JRA.

EXCLUSIVE: Christophe Lemaire discusses Almond Eye before her last race, the 2020 Japan Cup

Jason Tan


The 2020 Japan Cup on Sunday 29 November is one of the most anticipated races of the year and features Almond Eye, Contrail and Daring Tact amongst other high-class thoroughbreds!

Almond Eye will have her final race start in this Grade 1 at Fuchu racecourse, Tokyo. Her regular rider Christophe Lemaire spoke with Hutchi’s Honkers’ Jason Tan about the champion thoroughbred, her chances, and how he sees the race unfolding – this is a must-watch interview!