Aidan O’Brien’s 2000 Guineas runner-up Wichita ought to make a full restoration from an damage picked up in Australia which, it was initially feared, might need ended his profession.
The No Nay By no means colt beat subsequent Prix de la Foret winner One Grasp within the Park Stakes at Doncaster when final seen.
He was in Australia making ready for the Crystal Mile, which was then to guide on to a crack on the Cantala Stakes at Flemington.
Wichita fractured his offside hind leg, having labored with final 12 months’s Derby winner Anthony Van Dyck – who’s Down Underneath to run on this weekend’s Caulfield Cup.
“They (John and Tom Russell, equine veterinary specialists) sorted him final evening – they screwed his joint, and he is come out of it very nicely,” O’Brien’s travelling foreman TJ Comerford informed www.racing.com.
“He is grand on the market this morning, and it is prefer it has by no means occurred to him.
“He’ll be high-quality once more to race, so we’ll in all probability convey him again to Eire in a number of months’ time and possibly depart him right here (to recuperate) in the interim.”