Day At The Track

Lennytheshark to face a further test

09:40 PM 05 Dec 2016 NZDT
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Defending Inter dominion champion Lennytheshark will undergo another vet inspection on Thursday to see if he can take his place in the field for the $1 million final at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
 
Trained by David Aiken, Lennytheshark’s spot in the field is in doubt after pulling up lame when running second to Run Oneover in the second of the final heats at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
 
An x-ray conducted by Lark Hill vets today indicated there was no structural damage to the horse however Racing and Wagering Western Australian (RWWA) veterinarian, Judith Medd, following a further inspection, found the seven-year-old to be still sore in the near foreleg.
 
Bar plates have been fitted and poultices have been applied to aid the recovery and to assist with any discomfort the horse may be suffering.
 
Aiken’s own vet from Victoria will look over Lennytheshark tonight (Monday) with Medd to conduct another inspection on Thursday.
 
Lennytheshark, one of two Interdominion entrants for Aiken, has drawn barrier four in the final and is currently quoted a $6 chance with Tabtouch.
 
Heading the market at $2.45 is stable mate, Hectorjayjay, who has eased in betting after drawing gate 9.

1 - Bling It On - by American Ideal

2 - Run Oneover NZ- by Changeover

3 - Our Jericho NZ - by Tomahawk

4 - Lennytheshark - by Four Starzzz Shark

5 - Joan Of Arc NZ - by Courage Under Fire

6 - Franco Nelson NZ - by Christian Cullen

7 - Smolda NZ - by Courage Under Fire

8 - Bettors Fire NZ - by Bettor's Delight

9 - Hectorjayjay - by Dream Away

10 - Beadiene Boaz NZ - by Badlands Hanover

 
Media Contact:  Barry Hamilton

RWWA Manager Harness & Greyhounds

P: 08 9445 311

E: barry.hamilton@rwwa.com.au
 
Race programme for Gloucester Park, Friday 09 December 2016

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