Loving Gaby and Shotmaker passed by RV vets to start in Blue Diamond Stakes

Racing Victoria stewards' advised on Friday morning that both Loving Gaby and Shotmaker have been passsed fit to race on the Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Both two-year-old's had displayed signs of lameness on their right foreleg's when inspected on Thursday.

Stewards' also advised that as precaution they will be re-examined on arrival at Caulfield on Saturday.

As at mid-Friday morning Loving Gaby has drifted with from $5.00 out to $6.00 and Shotmaker has remained in $14.00.

Earlier report Thursday - The Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes $5.00 favourite Loving Gaby is in doubt of starting in the Caulfield 1200m two-year-old feature on Saturday after Racing Victoria veterinarians found the filly to be displaying signs of lameness in her right foreleg.

The Maher and Eustace trained I Am Invincible filly was examined on Thursday morning and will be re-examined on Thursday as will the Mick Price trained Shotmaker who was found to be displaying the same lameness.

Loving Gaby opened in the market at $4.80 before moving out to $5.00 on Thursday. The filly on the Group 3 Chairman's Stakes on February  2nd. On Saturday Damien Lane rides with barrier 12.

Shotmaker, a colt by Shooting To Win, was second in the Group 3 Blue Diamond Prelude on February 9th and he is at $14.00 with Hugh Bowman rides with barrier 14.

Loving Gaby, picture