Equinox's Partner in Brilliance
Christophe Lemaire, the partner of the world's best racehorse Equinox, is hoping for one more chance to witness the horse's talent. Equinox dominated the Japan Cup in Tokyo, leaving Lemaire in tears and racing fans wondering if he's even better than the legendary Frankel.
Retirement or Another Race?
While Equinox's retirement is a possibility, Lemaire expressed his hope that the horse will race again. He mentioned the possibility of Equinox competing in the Arima Kinen on December 24 and expressed his excitement at the prospect of riding him once more.
The Beauty of the Horse
Lemaire emphasized the elegance and fluidity of Equinox's performance in the Japan Cup. He described how the horse picked up speed effectively and showcased his unique qualities. Lemaire expressed his emotional connection to the sport and his gratitude for the opportunity to ride such a talented horse.
A Beloved Jockey
Lemaire has ridden many top-class horses throughout his career, including Almond Eye, a Japanese Triple Crown victor. He compared Equinox to Almond Eye, stating that both horses are near perfection in terms of their speed, stamina, and power. Lemaire expressed his pleasure in riding Equinox and praised the horse's easygoing nature.
In other racing news, bookmakers may have made a mistake in reacting negatively to Galopin Des Champs's defeat at Punchestown. Despite poor jumping and being taken out of his comfort zone, the horse ran a strong race. The article suggests that bookmakers have pushed Galopin Des Champs out to 3-1 from 15-8 for another Gold Cup success.
The King George VI Chase
The King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day presents a dilemma for punters, as there are question marks surrounding the leading contenders. The article mentions the current ante-post favorite, Bravemansgame, who has suffered two defeats this season. The Real Whacker is highlighted as a potential dark horse with attractive odds.
The article concludes with a reminder to gamble responsibly.