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Atlantic Jewel's Spring Plans Dashed

Thursday, 16th August 2012

In a serious shock for her connections and the upcoming Spring Carnival, undefeated dual Gr1-winning 4YO mare Atlantic Jewel (Fastnet Rock-Regard, by Zabeel) "is believed to have bumped a tendon recently" and will be spelled, reports racenet.com.au, with a view to reappearing in the Autumn. With the injury causing "ongoing problems" no risks will be taken that puts the mare's "future racing career in doubt". With victories in the Gr1 MRC Thousand Guineas and Gr1 ATC All Aged Stakes, Atlantic Jewel has already accrued A$927,925 in earnings.

Atlantic Jewel

Atlantic Jewel (image: Steve Hart)
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