Inundation can be assessed by a coronary heart specialist after an uncharacteristic failure at Sandown.
Star jockey Jamie Kah reported the overwhelmed $1.45 favorite, who broke the 1000m monitor report at The Valley solely two begins again, wobbled previous the road and felt faint and disorientated.
About half-hour after the race stewards confirmed a cardiac arrhythmia prognosis following a veterinary examination.
Coach Mick Worth mentioned Inundation can be checked over by a coronary heart specialist to resolve the difficulty.
“There’s one thing abnormally unsuitable with that horse,” Worth mentioned.
“It’s a gorgeous day, he’s in good order, he’s sound … however she (Kah) says 100m after the road this horse is wobbling like he’s shedding all co-ordination.
“He goes lacking below strain, he’s not been a bleeder, he’s a great winded horse, I can solely suppose we have to get a coronary heart specialist on him and take a look at him.”
Inundation led below his personal steam within the 1000m Benchmark 78 however instantly got here below strain about 200m from the profitable publish to drop again by way of the small discipline and run final.
“No excuses as we speak bar horrible efficiency and it’s very irregular a jockey report like that, she’s a great choose Jamie, she is aware of what’s occurring,” Worth mentioned.
“She says he misplaced all co-ordination like he’s wobbling and lightweight headed coming again to the road and after the road, one thing unsuitable with that horse.”
Inundation skilled warmth stress final begin at Sandown when narrowly overwhelmed at brief odds up in grade.
Underneath veterinary protocols, Inundation should endure an electrocardiogram (ECG) at relaxation and a cardiac auscultation inside quarter-hour of a 1000m gallop previous to being allowed to run in a race or trial.
Inundation apart, Tycoon Humma, a $12 outsider, swept previous Hearth to win the primary race at Sandown on Saturday for Mornington coach John McArdle and jockey Matthew Cartwright.
“Proper up till this morning I assumed we’d come right here and run rather well, I really informed the boys don’t again her as a result of the rain got here and he or she’s a whole duffer (on moist tracks),” McArdle mentioned.
“The boys most likely halved their bets so sorry about that boys.”
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