Runaway Ghost Out Of Kentucky Derby With Shin Soreness

A possible shin fracture will keep Runaway Ghost from competing in this year’s Kentucky Derby, according to bloodhorse.com. The 3-year-old Ghostzapper colt breezed six furlongs in 1:13.80 on Saturday at Sunland, but came out of the breeze a bit sore.

“It looks like he’s got a little fracture in his shin,” said trainer Todd Fincher. “He started to show some soreness as we were cooling him out after his work this morning.”

Runaway Ghost will not undergo surgery for the issue, but will require time for the shin to heal. The Sunland Derby winner’s defection allows Firenze Fire into the main body of the Run for the Roses.

Road to the Kentucky Derby Leaderboard 

Read more at bloodhorse.com.

The post Runaway Ghost Out Of Kentucky Derby With Shin Soreness appeared first on Horse Racing News | Paulick Report.

DYFD Winter - 300x90

Comments are closed