cannon bone


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greatly developed metatarsal or metacarpal bone in the shank or cannon part of the leg in hoofed mammals

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Radiographs showed the steel weight-bearing pin in his cannon bone had broken and after consultation, the surgeons decided to take it out.
However, X-rays have revealed that the five-year-old entire has a hairline fracture of the cannon bone.
Horses also have a cannon bone, but theirs has only one toe, making them members of the "odd-toed" ungulates.
Yessiremychickadee was leading the first race going into the backstretch when she suffered a compound fracture of her right front cannon bone, according to a Del Mar spokesman, and was pulled up by jockey Aaron Gryder.
The Dunlop-trained four-year-old has been off the track since she suffered a stress fracture to her near-fore cannon bone in the Prince Of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot at York.
Rutland's Milla Healey is second with Zarzoo and former European Young Rider gold medallist Kitty Boggis, from Bampton, Oxford, is third on Five Boys, who has made a complete recovery from fracturing a cannon bone a week before last year's Badminton
Less encouraging news has emerged concerning Jersey Stakes runner-up Muwaary, who faces a spell on the sidelines after suffering a fracture to a hind cannon bone when fifth in Monday's Prix Jean Prat.
The brilliant winner of the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes, owned by Highclere Thoroughbred Racing, fractured his near-fore cannon bone during a routine spin on the gallops in Newmarket.
Unfortunately for connections, and the sport as a whole, those dreams have now gone up in smoke after the colt fractured his near-fore cannon bone in a routine gallop on Saturday.
The brilliant winner of the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes fractured his near-fore cannon bone during a routine spin on the gallops in Newmarket on Saturday.
Byline: Five-year-old horse ruled out of Tuesday's big race with hairline fracture of the cannon bone
The Ed Dunlop-trained four-year-old has been off the track since she suffered a stress fracture to her near-fore cannon bone in the Prince Of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot at York.
Systematic had a crack in the bottom of his cannon bone early last year and it has taken time for him to recover and find his form again.
He was to have run at Leopardstown tomorrow but he injured a cannon bone this morning," said O'Brien.
The French Derby runner-up has been retired after sustaining a hairline fracture of his hind cannon bone while doing a routine exercise on Sunday.