Count Fleets Wrenched Ankle Causing No Concern, Daily Racing Form, 1943-06-08


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Count Fleets Wrenched Ankle Causing No Concern ConcernAQUEDUCT AQUEDUCT L I N Y June 7 Weekend reports of the extent of the injury sustained by Mrs John Hertz sensational Count Fleet dur ¬ ing the course of his Belmont Stakes triumph prove to have been ex ¬ aggerated Xrays of the left fore ankle which he wrenched crossing the chute into the back stretch re ¬ veal that the tendons and the ankle and pastern joints are not affected Some filling developed but this had responded to the skilled attention of the colts trainer and developer Don Cameron and was reduced today todayIt It is expected all trace of the mis ¬ hap will have disappeared within a few days The Count walked off soundly after the Belmont in which he raced under wraps to a new stakes recorf of 228 6 and has not gone lame on the injured member It is probable Count Fleet will start next in Arlingtons 550000 Classic on July 24 at the Washington Park course He also is a candidate for the American Derby of similar value at the Washington Park meet ¬ ing over the same grounds in Au ¬ gust

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