Until Saturday, Strasbourg had not won a race since January 2003, and his trainer added: "He's had a bowed tendon
, corns - you name it and he's had it.
But the Walters, who live with their horses on a ranch near Santa Rosa, spent money and patience on an experimental treatment for Cavonnier's bowed tendon
The Melton Mowbray trainer was pleased to complete a double, but having pointed out Pup's Pride's enlarged joint and Mi Odds' bowed tendon
, she said: "My yard is more like Animal Hospital - I should have Rolf Harris as my assistant
The colt has run all year with a noticeably bowed tendon
in his left front leg, and while it hasn't appeared to bother him, Capuano did not want to subject him to a slippery track.
The race had one casualty, the Nick Zito-trained Straight Gin suffering a bowed tendon
in his off-fore.
The bungee ride ended at the bottom when Cavonnier was pulled up in the Belmont Stakes with a bowed tendon
UNSHADED, winner of the Grade 1 Travers Stakes last year, has suffered a bowed tendon
in his near-fore and is on the sidelines indefinitely.