Withdraw Bold from Belmont Stakes due to Bucked Shins, Daily Racing Form, 1951-06-07


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Withdraw Bold From Belmont Stakes Due to Bucked Shins BELMONT PARK, Elmont, L. I., N. Y., June 6. — Trainer Preston Burch reported today that the Brookmeade Stables Bold would be an absentee from the Belmont Stakes. The colt bucked his shins in the Polynesian Purse on Tuesday, and this, in the opinion of the veteran trainer, brought about his defeat and attempt to bear out while racing through the back-stretch and at the far turn. The Brook-meads Stable will be represented in the Belmont by Steadfast, winner of the Jersey Handicap at Garden State Park last week. Bucked shins are common among two-year-olds, but also frequently crops up among three-year-olds. The i ailment is an inflammation of the periosteum on the front of the cannon bone. It is not a serious ailment, but takes about three weeks to a month to cure before training can be resumed.

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