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Hong Kong stewards' reports
07 Dec 2017 | Hong Kong Jockey Club 

SIGNS OF BLESSING - The LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint (Group 1)

Dr Peter Curl, Executive Manager, Veterinary Regulation has advised the Stewards that SIGNS OF BLESSING, trained by Mr Francois Rohaut and declared to compete in the LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint (Group 1) on Sunday, 10 December 2017, was found upon routine health screening to show evidence of a mild blood abnormality after arriving in Hong Kong. Dr Curl has informed that this condition was most likely related to long distance travel.

Dr Curl has further advised that SIGNS OF BLESSING has responded well to treatment, and accordingly has been able to be worked on the training tracks in recent days.

The horse’s condition will continue to be monitored and a further release will be issued at the appropriate time.