An examination of Lucia Valentina by Racing Victoria vets has confirmed the Turnbull Stakes favourite to be lame in her off fore due to hoof bruising.
The Wow Signal, Gleneagles and Aktabantay could clash in the Group 1 Prix Jean-Luc Lagardere at Longchamp on Sunday.
One more piece of the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe jigsaw slotted into place on Wednesday when Frankie Dettori was confirmed as the rider of Ruler Of The World.
A big week of selling concluded on the Gold Coast on Wednesday with the final day of the Patinack Farm Complete Dispersal held in conjunction with the Spring Thoroughbred Sale for Magic Millions.
Victorian businessman Sean Buckley purchased the Group winner Hooked for $600,000 on the final day of the Patinack Farm Complete Dispersal at the Gold Coast on Wednesday.
Leading trainer John Hawkes talks to Gary Crispe about the chances of Niwot after the Melbourne Cup barrier draw.