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Amanaat to miss early winter races

Amanaattomissearlywinterraces

April23,20189:28am。

byAAP

AmanaatisoutoftheearlywintercarnivalracesafterinjuringhisjawinabarrierincidentatDoomben。

ThesprinterspentSundayataveterinaryclinicundergoingtestsforanastygashtohismouthreceivedwhenhisheadhitthestartingstallbeforeSaturdaysListedAscotHandicap。

TrainerBenCurrieisclingingtohopetheWeetwoodHandicapwinnercanbereadyforraceslateinthecarnival。

Curriesaidthankfullytheinjurywasntasbadasitfirstlookedbutstillserious。

Hehasafracturethereandthereissomebadbruising。

Helostsometeethaswell。

Butthevetssaidhedidntneedtobewiredoroperatedonatthisstage,Curriesaid。

Hewillneedtobebackinstablesforawhilesowecankeepaneyeonhim。

Heobviouslywontberacingsoonbuttheendofthecarnivalistwomonthsaway,sowhoknows。

Amanaat,thepre-racefavourite,missedthestartbysixlengthsandfinishedwiththetailenders。

JockeyBobElIssa,CurrieandownerTonyKhouryappliedforthehorsetobedeclaredanon-runnerbecausehehadbeenscreweddownbybarrierstaffandhithisheadatthestart。