Ebor favourite Ivan Grozny to miss big York handicap

Ivan Grozny will not run in the Betfred Ebor on Saturday

PICTURE: Caroline Norris Ebor favourite Ivan Grozny to miss race By Tony McFadden 10:36AM 19 AUG 2016

BETFRED Ebor favourite Ivan Grozny will miss Saturday's feature handicap at York, trainer Willie Mullins has revealed.

Ivan Grozny, who was the 5-1 favourite to win the richest Flat handicap in Europe, was found to be lame on Friday morning.

Mullins tweeted: "IvanGrozny does not run @yorkracecourse. Unfortunately he was lame this morning."

First reserve Havana Beat will now get a run.

Strong favourite

Ivan Grozny had been strongly supported in the ante-post market for the Ebor after bolting up in a conditions race at the Galway Festival and was a top price of 11-2.

Nortumberland Plate winner Antiquarium, who had been the 7-1 second favourite, is now expected to head the betting.

    Read More at Racing Post

    Leave us a comment!

    Share this story:


    Newsletter

    Subscribe to our Newsletter today to receive Free Horse Racing Tips.

    Simply fill out the form below and wait for the Free Tips to land in your inbox.



    You May Also Like