Trapeze Artist lame, out of Sydney Stakes

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October 12, 2017 - 11:57 AM

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Golden Rose winner Trapeze Artist has been scratched from the Sydney Stakes and is no longer an emergency for the $10 million Everest after suffering a leg injury.

Racing NSW senior veterinarian Dr Craig Suann inspected the colt after a request from trainer Gerald Ryan, who found Trapeze Artist lame on Thursday morning.

Suann confirmed Trapeze Artist was sore in the near foreleg.

The three-year-old's defection puts the Matthew Dunn-trained Quatronic into the field for the Sydney Stakes, a Listed race worth $500,000 run over The Everest course.

In Her Time, Takedown and Ball Of Muscle are left as the emergencies for The Everest.