Sophomore colt Magnum Moon sustained a “career-ending” injury after a workout at Belmont Park on Saturday morning, according to bloodhorse.com. The 3-year-old son of Malibu Moon, winner of the Grade 1 Arkansas Derby for trainer Todd Pletcher, was galloping out when he suffered a “structural injury” to his forelimb.
The racing manager for owners Robert and Lawana Low, Jacob West reported on Sunday that Magnum Moon had undergone a successful surgery to repair his injury, the details of which were not released.
“He came out of it well. No news is good news to report,” West said. “But this isn't an outpatient type of thing. It's a long type of deal. The first hurdle has been jumped, but we've got a thousand more to go.”
Read more at bloodhorse.com.
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