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Japanese champion Almond Eye scanned in foal to Epiphaneia

The daughter of Lord Kanaloa won nine top-level races in a stellar career

Almond Eye: Japan's superstar mare is in foal
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Two-time Japanese horse of the year Almond Eye has been confirmed in foal after being covered by Epiphaneia.

The daughter of Lord Kanaloa, who retired last November with nine Grade/Group 1 victories to her name, was tested on Wednesday which also happened to be her sixth birthday. 

Epiphaneia was himself a top-class performer on the track, winning the Japanese Leger and Cup at three and four and is currently standing at Shadai Stallion Station. 

Almond Eye: bowed out last November following a brilliant career

The son of Symboli Kris S, a half-brother to Japanese 2,000 Guineas hero Saturnalia and Asahi Hai Futurity Stakes victor Leontes, has enjoyed a successful start to his second career with Japanese 1,000 Guineas and Oaks heroine Daring Tact his leading progeny. 

Epiphaneia is also responsible for Grade 2 scorer Aristoteles and Grade 3 winner Efforia among a handful of Graded-placed runners. 


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The daughter of Lord Kanaloa, who retired last November with nine Grade/Group 1 victories to her name, was tested on Wednesday
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