Thursday, May 31, 2007

Colts hurt out of season

Admire Aura, third in the Japanese Derby last Sunday, will be sidelined for the remaining of the year due to leg injury. The colt suffered a bone chip in a left front knee during his Derby run and will undergo surgery.Coconut Punch had injury of his left rear leg during his third finish in the Meguro Kinen. It will take at least 6 months for him to recover from the injury.

Other brief news

NHK Mile Cup winner Pink Cameo is out of the American Oaks and will take a rest at Shadai Farm during summer.

The recent Japanese Derby winner Vodka will take on the Arc de Triomphe this fall, her owner Tanimizu revealed. Before the world-famous French event, she may prep in a Longchamp race, either Prix Niel or Prix Vermeille.

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