Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

In Brief

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

In Brief

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Hennessy winner Trabolgan is facing uncertain future CONNECTIONS of Trabolgan have revealed it is "very possible" the star chaser could miss the entire jumps season.

Nicky Henderson's eight-year-old suffered a tendon injury when winning the Hennessy Cognac Gold Cup at Newbury last November and the Trevor Hemmings-owned gelding has not been seen on a racecourse since that triumph.

Although hopes were high of Trabolgan's return to training, a latest scan confirmed the setback is taking longer than expected to heal.

Hemmings's racing manager Michael Meagher said: "Unfortunately the healing process has been a slow one. Under the circumstances, it's very possible he'll miss this season. It's disappointing for everyone."

Leading owner gets top job with new racing body PAUL ROY, owner of St Leger winner Sixties Icon and top two-year-old Dutch Art, has been appointed chairman-designate of the British Horseracing Authority.

A successful figure in investment banking, 59-year-old Roy will lead racing's new governing body for a three-year term when it begins operation in early 2007. …

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