Ian Jardine has confirmed that Bedrock is recovering well from the injury problem which forced him to miss the Fighting Fifth Hurdle.
The Dumfries trainer had to withdraw his five-year-old for the Grade One outing at Newcastle when he was found to have swelling in a hock.
It was a blow for Jardine given that Bedrock had already defeated the ante-post favourite Samcro in last month’s the Grade Two WKD Hurdle at Down Royal and he was hoping of a repeat at the weekend.
Instead it was Buveur D’Air who proved too hot for the Gordon Elliott-trained Samcro to claim the win, leaving Jardine wondering what might have been.
However, he has now provided a positive update to suggest that bedrock’s absence will not be a lengthy one. “The swelling has gone down, and he should be all right in a day or two.
He seems OK,” said Jardine. “We’ve made no plans yet. We’ll have a think about where we go next and decide. We’ll see.”Copyright © 2020 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.