Mongolian Solid’s Mongolian Groom and jockey Abel Cedillo win the Grade I, $300,000 Superior Once more Stakes, Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Santa Anita Park, Arcadia CA.© BENOIT PHOTO
The Thoroughbred Day-to-day Information reported Wednesday that Mongolian Groom’s connections care for the pony, who used to be fatally injured within the Breeders’ Cup Vintage, used to be sound going into the race.
Dr. Vince Baker, Mongolian Groom’s common veterinarian, stated the pony’s exercise Oct. 27 prompted an episode of tying up, which led to tight again muscle groups. Baker stated the pony’s tying up episode used to be handled and Breeders’ Cup veterinarians monitored his exercises and tested him Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday and as of Thursday prior to the race deemed him “totally customary.”
A tale revealed the day past at the Paulick File drew consideration to movies of the pony’s exercises, together with a video from Thursday, Oct. 31 that veterinarians say indicated lameness within the horse’s hind finish. The TDN tale additionally quoted Mongolian Groom instructor Enebish Ganbat, who stated the pony all the time took time to heat up on the jog.
Baker, like different treating veterinarians at Stronach Crew tracks, is needed to signal an authorization shape certifying his affected person is sound to compete in a race.
Baker additionally published the intra-articular injections the pony won two weeks prior to the race had been hyaluronic acid and triamcinalone in his hocks, which he stated had no have an effect on at the horse’s deadly harm. Even though an intra-articular injection will put a horse at the California Horse Racing Board veterinarian’s record for 5 days, The Stronach Crew does no longer allow intra-articular corticosteroids nearer than two weeks previous to race day.
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