Having another chance to topple mighty mare Enable is a thought occupying Ryan Moore's mind in week five of lockdown.
The leading flat jockey had a habit of finishing runner-up to the once unbeatable stayer, three times in her shadow on the Aidan O'Brien-trained Magical.
But Enable's shock defeat when racing for her record third Arc has left the door ajar for further challengers this season- and Moore is keen to seize his chance.
Fourth at Longchamp as the crowd cheered on their heroine, Japan is poised to end the three-time champion rider's wait, for the colt's new part-owner Masaaki Matsushima.
"I have a lot of time for Japan," he said.
"He's a beautiful looking horse. He progressed all year and ran a very good race in the Arc.
"I felt we just didn't quite get home. It was a thorough test and we possibly moved after Enable a little bit too soon and he just tired in the last furlong.
"Everything he did last season he stepped up on. He stays in training and it will be great to have him back on the track again."
Another O'Brien clean sweep of the Guineas and the Derby triumph do not feature on Moore's CV from 2019, but he hopes to set the record straight 12 months on.
Group Two winner Mogul, second favourite for Epsom and 2019 Coventry Stakes hero Arizona are young horses that fill him with optimism.
"He (Mogul) impressed me when I rode him a couple of times," Moore said, speaking to Betfair's Lockdown Lowdown podcast.
"The size he is you would have thought there will be more to come from him. He's from that wonderful family Aidan knows so well.
"Usually now we would be expecting to see him in one of the trials and heading to Epsom."
Arizona has two lengths to make up on hot 2000 Guineas favourite Pinatubo on Dewhurst form- and he will arrive at rescheduled Newmarket on the back of a trip to America for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf.
"Santa Anita was just too sharp for him," Moore said.
"He just didn't have the skills set that were needed around there at that stage but I am looking forward to him as a Guineas horse.
"It's a new year and they change from two to three. I felt he was a horse that would carry on improving."
Usually jetting off to sunnier climes or Ballydoyle to test ride potential equine superstars, Moore's quieter schedule has featured an introduction to Netflix, a Formula One documentary and teaching his children maths.
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