Imported stayer Schabau has been ruled out of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival after suffering a tendon injury.
Schabau raced into 2019 Melbourne Cup contention after three consecutive wins at Flemington since arriving from Germany.
Before the announcement Schabau was a $21 chance for this years Melbourne Cup.
Schabau has strained a tendon & will miss the 2019 spring carnival. Dreams of a Melbourne Cup runner on ice til 2020. Sorry to all the punters who had backed him in early MC markets #thegreatgame @HickmottRobert @shbloodstock @BennyCorks
— Mike Symons (@SomeAreBent) March 13, 2019