Verdon ruled out of Leger

Red Verdon has been ruled out of Saturday's Ladbrokes St Leger at Doncaster following an unsatisfactory workout on Wednesday morning.

Red Verdon: Misses the Ladbrokes St Leger

Following hugely impressive victories at Chester and Haydock in May, the three-year-old was supplemented for the Investec Derby at Epsom and was far from disgraced in finishing sixth in the premier Classic.

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He subsequently finished fourth in the Irish Derby before filling the runner-up spot in the Grand Prix de Paris, but he will not be lining up on Town Moor.

Trainer Ed Dunlop tweeted: "Sadly Red Verdon won't be running in the St Leger on Saturday. We were not happy enough with him after his blow out this morning."

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