The former All Blacks coach cheered on his racehorse from a Tokyo airport terminal.
After coming third last year, Andrew Forsman is eyeing up a better finish for his hope.
Yong Chew is stranded in New Zealand by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ricky May had to be resuscitated 18 months ago, after suffering a mid-race heart attack.
The 14-time group one winner will retire on the weekend.
Cambridge's new synthetic track may mark the dawn of a new era.
The video shows horses falling, going into cardiac arrest, and sustaining critical and often fatal injuries through the sport.
International entries will be reduced thanks to the newly implemented regulations.
All horses must undergo CT scans prior to the race, as part of a raft of changes to be implemented this year.