Japanese legend has been offered the mount on one of the two Aidan O’Brien-trained horses, in which Masaaki Matsushima owns shares.
Japan narrowly missed for Aidan O’Brien in the Sword Dancer while Essential Quality toughed out a Travers success.
Ryan Moore flying to New York to partner Ballydoyle horse in one of six G1s on Travers Stakes card in upstate New York.
‘Emperor of Ohi’ is oldest jockey ever to have ridden on NAR circuit and stands ninth on world all-time jockeys’ list with 7,351 career wins.
Superstar mare recorded bounded away to win by four lengths in Victoria Mile at Tokyo racecourse.
Winning streak extended to four with powerful three-length victory in the Satsuki Sho, the first leg of the Japanese Triple Crown at Nakayama.
Sodashi, the all-white unicorn of Japanese racing, took her winning streak to five in the Oka Sho, the first Classic of the season.
Fillies’ Triple Crown winner suffers second defeat at odds of 2-5 as six-year-old scoots around the rails to claim G2 prize.