2020 Cox Plate internationals Armory and Magic Wand have shown signs of lameness and must be re-examined by vets on Friday, according to a statement made by Racing Victoria.
“Magic Wand presented with lameness in her right fore limb while Armory presented with a degree of lameness in his left fore limb,” the statement reads.
— Racing Victoria (@RacingInsider) October 22, 2020
The highly-rated duo will be re-examined by vets on Friday to deem if they are fit to start in Saturday’s 2020 Cox Plate.
Racing Victoria will provide a further update on Friday following the re-inspections, that will be conducted by a panel of three veterinarians.
Armory is currently the $5.50 equal second favourite for the race, with Magic Wand a $27 chance.
2020 Cox Plate Field, Barriers & Odds
|1||Kolding (10)J: James Mcdonald 59kg T: C J Waller||$14.00||$4.00||Bet Now|
|2||Humidor (14)J: Craig Williams 59kg T: C J Waller||$21.00||$5.50||Bet Now|
|3||Fierce Impact (12)J: Luke Currie 59kg T: Matthew Smith||$34.00||$7.50||Bet Now|
|4||Master Of Wine (1)J: Michael Rodd 59kg T: M, W & J Hawkes||$34.00||$7.50||Bet Now|
|5||Mugatoo (9)J: John Allen 59kg T: K A Lees||$26.00||$6.00||Bet Now|
|6||Aspetar (3)J: Damian Lane 59kg T: Roger Charlton||$17.00||$4.80||Bet Now|
|7||Sir Dragonet (7)J: Glen Boss 59kg T: C Maher & D Eustace||$13.00||$3.90||Bet Now|
|8||Magic Wand (4)J: Mark Zahra 57kg T: A O’brien||$26.00||$6.00||Bet Now|
|9||Arcadia Queen (8)J: William Pike 57kg T: G & A Williams||$5.50||$2.15||Bet Now|
|10||Nettoyer (13)J: Billy Egan 57kg T: Ms W Roche||$91.00||$20.00||Bet Now|
|11||Russian Camelot (15)J: Damien Oliver 56.5kg T: D T O’brien||$4.80||$1.95||Bet Now|
|12||Armory (6)J: Ben Melham 56.5kg T: A O’brien||$5.50||$2.15||Bet Now|
|13||Probabeel (2)J: Kerrin Mcevoy 55.5kg T: J W Richards||$8.50||$2.90||Bet Now|
|14||Grandslam (5)J: Jye Mcneil 49.5kg T: C Maher & D Eustace||$21.00||$5.50||Bet Now|
|15||Buckhurst (11)J: Jamie Kah 59kg T: Joseph O’brien||$51.00||$10.00||Bet Now|