But the dream turned into a nightmare after he suffered a hairline fracture to his cannon bone
- an injury which casts a major doubt about his racing future after only two starts.
TOO DARN HOT has been retired after suffering a hairline fracture to his right-hind cannon bone
when winning the Sussex Stakes at Goodwood last Wednesday.
The four-horse accident happened after Madrid tripped on its own and fractured the proximal third of its cannon bone
near the finish.
Local infiltration of 2% Lignocaine hydrochloride was done at the posterior aspect of cannon bone
. A 3 cm long incision was given to posterior aspect of cannon bone
and exteriorized the tendons (Fig.
Body height, which was defined as the distance from the ground to the highest point of the withers (i.e., the spinous process of the fifth thoracic vertebra), was measured monthly using a ruler marked with centimeters, and both the thoracic perimeter (behind the withers, involving the chest) and cannon bone
perimeter (middle third of the metacarpal bone) were measured monthly with the aid of a measuring tape marked with centimeters (Figure 1A).
Equiderma is proven as an effective aid in the treatment of rain rot, cannon bone
and face scurf and fungus, insect bite hypersensitivity, mane and tail itching, hot spots, subaceous adenitus, malezzia, and all skin issues that plague animals.
"He has been taken to the vets for X-rays and scans and they came back fine, they didn't show up anything apart from a small mark on the inside of his near-fore cannon bone
, so hopefully he has just given himself a knock," he added.
He then had a further setback last August when it was discovered a steel weight-bearing pin in a cannon bone
had broken, after which he suffered another serious blow two months later when he developed "mild laminitic changes in the left fore".
All seemed to be going well until it was discovered on Monday evening that the steel weight-bearing pin in his cannon bone
An MRI scan then showed up a tiny stress fracture of the lower cannon bone
on his right hind leg."
"The news through from Buffy is that Tidal Bay has a tiny stress fracture of the lower cannon bone
on his right hind leg.
Frankie Dettori's mount, winner of the Dubai Sheema Classic and Prince of Wales's Stakes, fractured a cannon bone
and threw the jockey.