Near-millionaire Richard's Boy was entered for a $40,000 tag in his most recent start, and a claim was dropped by trainer Steve Asmussen on behalf of owner Clark Brewster. They walked away with the 7-year-old son of Idiot Proof, a winner of nine of his 39 lifetime starts, after the gelding finished last in the seven-horse dirt sprint contest at Churchill Downs.
“He came out of the race sound in wind and body with the exception of the abrasion from being stepped on, or grabbed, causing the cut on the ankle,” Brewster told horseracingnation.com. “You can rest assured and let all others interested in his wellbeing know he will receive the very best in care and consideration.”
Richard's Boy has been transferred to the Kesmarc rehabilitation center, and will be evaluated before his future is decided upon.
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