-->

Le Romain to undergo vet check before Epsom

Deposit $100
to get

$250*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $50 bet with

$200*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $25
to get

$75*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Deposit $250
to get

$250*

*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

Randwick Guineas winner Le Romain will have to pass a vet’s check on Saturday before being cleared to run in the Group 1 $1m Epsom (1600m) at Randwick.

Le Romain, above, will have to pass a vet's check before being cleared to run in the Epsom at Randwick. Photo by  Steve Hart.

Le Romain, above, will have to pass a vet’s check before being cleared to run in the Epsom at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Newcastle trainer Kris Lees notified Racing New South Wales Stewards late on Thursday that Le Romain had some minor swelling on the near side of his neck as a result of a routine intramuscular treatment yesterday.

Racing NSW released the following statement saying that the Racing NSW Senior Official Dr Craig Suann will inspect Le Romain when he arrives at the Randwick tomorrow.

“Trainer Mr Kris Lees has reported to Racing NSW Stewards this afternoon that Le Romain, which is engaged to run in the Group 1 TAB Epsom Handicap at Royal Randwick on 1 October 2016, was found to have a small, superficial skin plaque (minor swelling) on the near side of its neck, following a routine intramuscular treatment yesterday.

Mr Lees advised that Le Romain was not sensitive in the region and had full movement of the neck.

Le Romain will continue to be monitored by the stable and will be subject to an inspection by Racing NSW Senior Official Dr Craig Suann when it arrives on course Saturday,” the statement read.

If given the all clear, Le Romain will be returning to the scene of his greatest win when he took out the Group 1 $1m Girvan Waugh Randwick Guineas during the 2016 Sydney Autumn Carnival over the same course and distance as the Epsom.

The Hard Spun four year old hasn’t been able to find the winner’s stall since but has been runner up at his three Spring Carnival runs and is overdue for a win.

Le Romain resumed for a second to Tycoon Tara in the Group 3 $125,000 Bob Ingham Show County Quality (1200m) at Randwick on August 20 followed by a second to Epsom favourite Hauraki in the Group 2 $175,000 Tattersalls Club Tramway Stakes (1400m) at Randwick on September 3.

Le Romain then stepped out with 59kg as the $3.70 second favourite in the Group 3 $150,000 Australian Bloodstock Cameron Handicap (1350m) on the Beaumont track at Newcastle on September 16 but failed to run down the John O’Shea trained Chetwood who recorded a one and a half lengths win.

The John O’Shea trained Hauraki heads the market order for the Epsom at $5.50 with Ladbrokes.com.au ahead of the top weight Palentino and the Chris Waller trained McCreery who share the next line of betting at $6 while Le Romain is marked as a $12 chance.

Market order for The Epsom at Ladbrokes.com.au: $5.50 Hauraki, $6 McCreery, Palentino, $8.50 Fabrizio, $9 Happy Clapper, $10 Mackintosh, $12 Le Romain, $16 Sons Of John, Heavens Above, $20 Vanbrugh, $21 Torgersen, $26 Dibayani, $51 Mighty Lucky.

About The Author

Mark Mazzaglia

Mark is a passionate journalist with a life-time involvement in the racing industry. He spent many years as an analyst and form expert at the Courier Mail and also has hands-on experience working with some of Queensland’s top trainers.

38 Comments

  1. Halley

    Thanks for sharing your thoughts on epsom. Regards

  2. James Frazer Mann

    You can definitely see your enthusiasm within the
    work you write. The world hopes for even more passionate writers such
    as you who are not afraid to say how they believe.
    At all times follow your heart.

  3. business cards happens

    My coder is trying to persuade me to move to .net from PHP.
    I have always disliked the idea because of the costs.
    But he’s tryiong none the less. I’ve been using WordPress
    on several websites for about a year and am concerned about switching to another platform.
    I have heard excellent things about blogengine.net.
    Is there a way I can transfer all my wordpress content into it?
    Any help would be greatly appreciated!

  4. car exhaust systems

    Hi there, after reading this awesome post i am also delighted to share my knowledge here
    with colleagues.

  5. cars moreover

    I was pretty pleased to uncover this great site. I want to to thank
    you for your time for this wonderful read!! I definitely enjoyed every part of it and I have
    you bookmarked to see new stuff in your website.

  6. jeep computer

    Magnificent goods from you, man. I have understand your stuff previous
    to and you are just too wonderful. I really like what you’ve acquired here,
    certainly like what you’re stating and the way in which you say it.
    You make it entertaining and you still care for to keep it
    wise. I can’t wait to read much more from you. This is actually a tremendous site.

  7. car remotes

    When I initially commented I clicked the “Notify me when new comments are added”
    checkbox and now each time a comment is added I get four e-mails with the
    same comment. Is there any way you can remove me
    from that service? Thanks!

  8. James Frazer Mann

    Hey I know this is off topic but I was wondering
    if you knew of any widgets I could add to my blog
    that automatically tweet my newest twitter updates. I’ve been looking for a plug-in like this for
    quite some time and was hoping maybe you would have some experience with something like
    this. Please let me know if you run into anything. I truly
    enjoy reading your blog and I look forward to your new updates.

  9. Shantell

    Its like you read my mind! You seem to know so much about this,
    like you wrote the book in it or something.
    I think that you could do with a few pics to drive the message home a little bit,
    but instead of that, this is magnificent blog. A fantastic read.

    I will certainly be back.

  10. vehicle diagnostics

    Hi! I know this is kinda off topic however I’d figured I’d ask.
    Would you be interested in trading links or maybe guest
    authoring a blog post or vice-versa? My site discusses
    a lot of the same subjects as yours and I feel we could greatly benefit from each other.
    If you’re interested feel free to send me an e-mail. I
    look forward to hearing from you! Fantastic blog by the way!

  11. Lolita

    Nice post. I was checking continuously this blog and I’m impressed!
    Very useful information specially the last part :) I care for such
    info much. I was looking for this particular information for a very long time.
    Thank you and best of luck.

  12. glass along

    What’s up, all is going fine here and ofcourse every one is sharing information, that’s actually fine, keep up writing.

  13. car keys

    Hurrah! In the end I got a weblog from where I
    know how to actually obtain useful data concerning my study and knowledge.

  14. avon business take

    Thanks for the marvelous posting! I genuinely enjoyed reading it, you will be
    a great author.I will always bookmark your blog and will come back from now on. I want to
    encourage you to continue your great writing, have a nice morning!

  15. avon business

    I’m not sure where you’re getting your information, but good topic.
    I must spend a while finding out more or
    understanding more. Thank you for excellent info I
    was looking for this information for my mission.

  16. www.quantumclean.com

    Great blog you have here but I was wanting to know
    if you knew of any user discussion forums that cover the same topics discussed in this article?
    I’d really like to be a part of online community where I can get advice from other
    knowledgeable people that share the same interest.
    If you have any suggestions, please let me know. Appreciate it!

  17. Lelio Vieira Carneiro Junior

    This design is incredible! You certainly know how to keep
    a reader entertained. Between your wit and your videos, I was almost moved to start my own blog (well, almost…HaHa!)
    Wonderful job. I really loved what you had
    to say, and more than that, how you presented it.
    Too cool!

  18. friv2015games.party

    Wow, this article is good, my sister is analyzing such
    things, therefore I am going to tell her.

  19. www.hrwcolombia.co

    Everything is very open with a very clear explanation of the challenges.

    It was definitely informative. Your site is very useful.
    Many thanks for sharing!

  20. Mauro Luiz Soares Zamprogno

    Undeniably believe that which you stated. Your favourite justification seemed to be at
    the internet the simplest thing to understand
    of. I say to you, I certainly get irked even as people
    think about worries that they plainly don’t realize about.
    You managed to hit the nail upon the top as
    neatly as outlined out the whole thing with no need side-effects ,
    other folks could take a signal. Will probably be back to get more.

    Thanks

  21. car hydrogen

    Neat blog! Is your theme custom made or did you download it from somewhere?

    A theme like yours with a few simple tweeks would really make my blog shine.
    Please let me know where you got your theme. Kudos

  22. Freeman

    Good day! Do you know if they make any plugins to protect against hackers?
    I’m kinda paranoid about losing everything I’ve worked hard on. Any tips?

  23. Andy

    Greetings! I’ve been reading your website for a
    long time now and finally got the courage to go ahead and give you a shout out
    from Lubbock Texas! Just wanted to mention keep up the fantastic job!

  24. http://doctorant.co.il

    I every time spent my half an hour to read this website’s posts all the time
    along with a mug of coffee.

  25. modern cars

    Highly energetic post, I enjoyed that bit. Will there be a part 2?

  26. leliovieiracarneiro91110.blog2learn.com

    Hi, i think that i saw you visited my weblog
    so i came to return the desire?.I am trying to find issues to
    improve my website!I assume its good enough to use a few of your concepts!!

  27. Ivey

    What’s up, just wanted to tell you, I enjoyed this article.
    It was helpful. Keep on posting!

  28. security systems

    Hello there, You’ve done an incredible job. I will certainly digg it and personally suggest to my
    friends. I’m confident they will be benefited from this site.

  29. Luther

    I am regular visitor, how are you everybody? This paragraph posted at this site is truly pleasant.

  30. Charlie

    hello there and thank you for your information – I’ve definitely picked up something new from right here.
    I did however expertise some technical points using this website, since I experienced to reload the site lots of times previous to I could get it to
    load correctly. I had been wondering if your web hosting is OK?

    Not that I’m complaining, but sluggish loading instances times will very frequently affect your placement in google and could damage your
    quality score if ads and marketing with Adwords. Well I am
    adding this RSS to my e-mail and can look out for a lot more
    of your respective fascinating content. Make sure you update this again soon.

  31. Mauro Luiz Soares Zamprogno

    For latest news you have to pay a quick visit web and on web I found this web page as a most
    excellent website for most recent updates.

  32. Diego

    Pretty! This was an incredibly wonderful post. Thanks for providing
    these details.

  33. substitute keys

    Hi to every one, it’s truly a fastidious for me to pay a visit this
    web site, it includes precious Information.

  34. Lelio Vieira Carneiro Junior

    Hello! Do you know if they make any plugins to help with SEO?

    I’m trying to get my blog to rank for some targeted keywords but I’m
    not seeing very good results. If you know of any please share.
    Many thanks!

  35. business cards alone

    You are so cool! I do not think I’ve truly read a single
    thing like this before. So wonderful to
    discover somebody with a few unique thoughts on this issue.
    Seriously.. thank you for starting this up. This website is
    something that is required on the internet, someone with some originality!

  36. Lelio Vieira Carneiro

    Hello! I just want to offer you a big thumbs up for the excellent information you
    have got here on this post. I will be returning to your blog for
    more soon.

Leave a reply

Your email address will not be published.