GUNNER JESSIE, who gave connections a fantastic highlight when winning a six-bend open at Kinsley on Gymcrack final night last month in front of the Sky Sports cameras, has been retired after suffering a broken hock
at Sheffield, writes Jonathan Kay.
The story really is one of coming back from injury and shows that a broken hock
doesn't have to be the end of a racing career.
COOLAVANNY BERT, third in last year's Derby final but who subsequently suffered a broken hock
in his next race at Sunderland, has been given the all-clear to step up his rehabilitation from the injury despite a further setback during a recent trip to Ireland, writes Jonathan Kay.
It was a bad Saturday allround for Findlay with her Westmead Aouita suffering a broken hock
at Crayford and Bush Standard finishing sore in the Tony Morris Memorial final at the Kent track.
That looked doubtful after he suffered a broken hock
at Sunderland in the heats of the Classic in his very next race in June following the Wimbledon decider with an operation and lengthy recuperation ensuing.
THE career of useful northern stayer Lear Princess is over after Chris Lund's bitch suffered a badly broken hock
in a solo trial before racing at Sunderland
COOLAVANNY BERT may still have a racing future after ownertrainer John Gardner yesterday revealed that the broken hock
he sustained at Sunderland on Saturday was not as bad as initially feared, writes Jonathan Kay.
THE racing career of Coolavanny Bert looks to be over after he sustained a broken hock
when clear in heat three of the Williamhill.