Had he not ripped his dew claw
, we may not have discovered the more serious problem, so it probably saved his life.
may be used instead of tin cones, but we believe this is more common in northern specimens.
Means and ranges for the forelimb dew claw
to medial unguis tip length (HL) for white-tailed deer collected from the Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge, Georgia, during the 2001 fall hunting season.
There was better news of Leger favourite Skywalker Puma, who lost a dew claw
in the quarterfinal and had been slightly doubtful.
Derby winner Skywalker Puma came out of the quarterfinal minus a dew claw
but Matt O'Donnell is not overly concerned.
Favourite Skywalker Puma also has a problem as he pulled off a dew claw
in the third round, but connections are confident he will run.
However, Derby winner Skywalker Puma lost a dew claw
during his contest, while there was also a cloud over Sparta Maestro following his all-the-way victory in heat three as he slowed alarmingly before and after the finishing line as if cramping.
He had a couple of little setbacks when he ripped out a dew claw
and then sliced a pad, but he's actually in rude health," he said yesterday.
He's also fast but has had a serious of niggling, frustrating problems, thankfully nothing really series - tonsillitis, a dew claw
, then the cough.
Runner-up Airforce Cougar is due to run in a 575m maiden competition at the track on Monday, but that must now be in doubt after she picked up a dew claw
injury, although her trainer Ricky Holloway did enjoy better fortune elsewhere on the card as he landed a double courtesy of Siege Of Venice and Airforce Ollie, a feat replicated by Paul Garland with Chicago Jane and Kish Corsair.
Fahy said: "Big Mike has a fractured dew claw
bone and a broken tail.
Target Classic went well and he'll be entered, while Ardera Monarch was held up with a dew claw
injury and would have needed that," he said, "but Droopys Ruso should have gone better.