‘Bad Timing’: Annapolis Out Of Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf With Ankle Chip

Winner of the Grade 2 Pilgrim Stakes and one of the top choices for next weekend’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf, Annapolis has been ruled out of contention. The 2-year-old by War Front was found to have a hind ankle chip, according to bloodhorse.com.

“It’s bad timing, but he’ll be back. It’s a humbling game,” co-owner Perry Bass told bloodhorse.com.

A Bass homebred out of graded stakes winner and Kentucky Oaks runner-up My Miss Sophia, Annapolis is undefeated in two career starts for trainer Todd Pletcher. He’ll be sent to Rood & Riddle’s Dr. Larry Bramlage for evaluation with the hopes of bringing the colt back for a 3-year-old campaign.

Annapolis’ defection allows the Mark Casse-trained Credibility to draw into the field.

Read more at bloodhorse.com.

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