Boom sprinter Nature Strip to the eye was disappointing in defeat in Saturday’s Premiere Stakes although a post race veterinary exam could shed some light on his below par run.
Nature Strip was sent out as the odds on favourite in the G2 Premiere Stakes but was well beaten into fourth after weakening late.
Trainer Chris Waller decided to thoroughly check his star sprinter who underwent a post-race endoscopic examination which revealed mucus in his trachea.
Nature Strip was the favourite for The Everest prior to the running of the Premiere Stakes even though he was beaten by Gytrash in The Shorts in his last race however yesterdays defeat has seen him drift to $6 and third favourite in betting.
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