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Three All-Star entries under injury cloud

Racing Victoria vets will re-examine Foundry, Material Man and Urban Ruler after they were found to showing sign of lameness after pre-race inspections.

Three All-Star entries under injury cloud

Racing Victoria vets will re-examine Foundry, Material Man and Urban Ruler after they were found to showing sign of lameness after pre-race inspections.

MATERIAL MAN winning the C.F. Orr Stakes during Melbourne Racing at Caulfield in Melbourne, Australia.
MATERIAL MAN winning the C.F. Orr Stakes during Melbourne Racing at Caulfield in Melbourne, Australia. Picture:(Photo by Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images)

The All-Star Mile could be boosted by the presence of two additional Group One winners in the inaugural running of the $5 million race at Flemington.

Inspections by Racing Victoria's veterinary department on Thursday revealed Material Man, Foundry and Urban Ruler showing signs of lameness and will need to be pass another test before being allowed to start.


Material Man Horseform has been fitted with a heart bar shoe on his left foot while X-rays on Urban Ruler Horseform could not identify the source of lameness.

Foundry Horseform , himself a Group One winner and who hasn't raced since November 2017, presented with lameness when examined by two RV vets after satisfactory results undertaken on the horse in the past week.

Should the trio fail their inspections on Friday, it will pave the way for Group One winners Le Romain and Trap For Fools to gain a start.

If granted a start Le Romain and Trap For Fools will join Happy Clapper, Hartnell, Grunt, Alizee and Mystic Journey in the field as winners at Group One level.

RV vets passed a further 11 runners on Thursday with the remaining four, Balf's Choice, Hawkshot, Mystic Journey and third emergency Hellova Street, to be examined on Friday once they arrive in Melbourne.

AAP


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