DERBY winner Astute Missile, who suffered a broken hock
in a trial during his preparations for the Select Stakes, received a tonic from the Greyhound Writers' Association who have voted him Greyhound of the Month for July, writes John Forbes.
Having just returned from another heart-breaking journey across the water, McKenna reported that his fast racer Hot Trend is "all strapped up and likely finished racing" following a suspected broken hock
sustained in a Derby Trial Stake at Towcester on Saturday night.
Meanwhile, Tony Collett, trainer of Kentish Man, who was subsequently put to sleep after suffering a badly broken hock
in the Champion Hurdle heat won by Razldazl Raidio at Wimbledon on Saturday, contacted the Racing Post yesterday on behalf of co-owner Colin Moore to put on record that no blame can be attached to the track.
Billys Bullet (2-1JF), who sustained a broken hock
in the opening round when ante-post favourite for last year's Coral Regency, duplicated a heat win when landing a gamble after being backed from 3-1 in the first semi-final.
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
REDWOOD ROOSTER, one of the most popular greyhounds to have appeared on RPGTV since its launch, has been retired after sustaining a broken hock
for the second time in his career at Sunderland last Friday, writes Jonathan Kay.
The 2015 heroine Wiki Waki Woo was confirmed to have suffered a badly broken hock
The session also featured a handslip for last year's Champion Stakes winner Millwards Master following his broken hock
sustained at Sittingbourne earlier this campaign.