Raceday treatment concerns have prompted the withdrawal of top Tasmanian stayer Eastender from Monday’s Group II Adelaide Cup (3200m) at Morphettville.
South Australian stewards ordered the scratching of the Devonport, Hobart and Launceston Cup winner at about 11am local time.
"Eastender was ruled a scratching...that followed routine and regular inspections as we do at stables on race morning," Thoroughbred Racing South Australia chief steward Johann Petzer told Racing Victoria.
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Article written by: Brad Waters