broken hock


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broken hock

in racing Greyhounds, fracture of the scaphoid.
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Forvisitingtrainer Paul Young itwasabitter-sweetoccasionas hesawBubblyPhoenixqualifyin thirdplaceinthefirstsemibutthen watched as Young Sid hobbled homeinthesecondqualifierwith a broken hock sustained as he racedoffthefinalbend.
SEAMUS CAHILL yesterday confirmed the racing career of Cracking Man is over after the ex-Irish star suffered a broken hock in a sprint trial at Hove on Monday.
The April 2010 daughter of Ballymac Maeve and Minnies Miranda, trained by Chris Allsopp for Paul Scott, was knocked over at the first bend in the top grade contest, suffering a broken hock and shoulder injury.
Connections' heads slumped when it was confirmed their favourite had suffered a broken hock, but the Go On My Son Syndicate of John Roberts, Neil Bibby and Martin Tom determined to do everything they could for him and at least give him the chance of a happy retirement, so an operation was arranged.
Head Iton Granty faced a blast from the past in his 645m workout as retired kennelmate Head Iton Ellis, the 2010 Sussex Cup champion whose career was ended by a broken hock just over a year ago, was used as a 'schoolmaster'.
The April 09 black, also a semifinalist in the Coral Sussex Cup at Hove in July, sustained a broken hock in a recent sprint trial at Monmore and the extent of the injury has virtually convinced Firmager that a return to competitive action is a no-go for Romeo Amerigo.