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Overseas Plans for Jameka on Hold

Friday, 31st March 2017

International travel plans for Jameka (Myboycharlie-Mine Game, by General Nediym) are on hold following news that she suffered a bout of travel sickness upon her return to trainer Ciaron Maher's Caulfield stable on Monday morning. The star mare was found to be suffering from the condition, otherwise known as pleuropnemonia where fluid builds up in the lungs, after returning home from her brilliant 6.5 length win in the $1.5 million Gr1 The BMW in Sydney. "They were onto it pretty well straight away and they treated it aggressively and so the next few days we'll see how she responds and then we'll have a better idea in a few days," Maher told racing.com. "I haven't had anything to do with travel sickness before. I've never had a horse with it, so it's something new." Jameka's owners have signalled their desire to campaign the three-time Gr1 winner on the world stage, with races such as the King George And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Royal Ascot, and Europe's most prestigious race, the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, mentioned as possible targets.

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Jameka winning the Gr1 The BMW (image: Steve Hart)
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