whip muscle

whip muscle

the sartorius muscle; a term used in Greyhounds.
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Pine Isle won't race again and she'll be retired for breeding, while we think He Went Whoosh has done a whip muscle and is going to be off for a couple of months at least.
But he loved Sunderland after that track record as a pup, although in the end it wasn't to be once he came off a gallop with a slight whip muscle tear.
We took him to the vet this morning and he's pulled a couple of small muscles in the whip muscle area, which need treating.
However, Executive Memo, runner-up on that occasion, misses the race, having torn a whip muscle.
He said afterwards: "He injured a whip muscle when a beaten favourite in Hove's Golden Sprint final earlier in the year and it has been a long road back.
HEAD LAD, one of several high-profile youngsters to trial at Monmore on Thursday night, has suffered an injury to a whip muscle and will miss the Ladbrokes Midland Puppy Derby at the track.
Top Savings has tweaked a whip muscle, it's a bit thick and sore this morning but we won't know how bad it is until we get him to our vet.
He seems to have damaged a whip muscle and is off to the vet's on Wednesday," he said.