Corns complicated his comeback season and he missed the Gold Cup after becoming set-fast
on the morning of the race.
It's just that the treatment for set-fast
requires cut backs in exercise and feed and the horse lost a lot of condition.
His five-year-old suffered an attack of the metabolic disorder set-fast
last month and will now wait for a possible trip to either the Breeders' Cup Turf or Japan Cup in November.
Suffers from set-fast
, shows traces of stringhalt, is over at the knee and occasionally down at heel.
I enquired, for it had looked like a lumbar cramp or set-fast
His blood levels are okay-it's just that the treatment for set-fast
requires cut-backs in exercise and feed, and he lost a lot of condition.
The conditions and the opposition made it look an ideal opportunity for Fruits Of Love, and he has made a remarkable recovery from the set-fast
which struck him three weeks ago, but we simply ran out of time.
The trainer said: "His blood seems okay, but he has lost too much condition in the treatment of this set-fast
It is impossible to say if he is fit to do himself justice after his recent set-fast
, but this race is such a good opportunity that we are moving heaven and earth to get him there.
Gaelic Storm is one of 16 horses that I have had suffer from set-fast
(severe muscle cramps) this spring and