Oxted out of King’s Stand at Royal Ascot

Oxted, winner of the King’s Stand Stakes in 2021 will pass over subsequent month’s Royal Ascot Crew 1 might not be observed once more in 2023.

The megastar of Roger Teal’s Lambourn solid was once a common 33-1 for the 5f showpiece however he has now not raced since completing 3rd within the July Cup two years in the past.

The seven-year-old, who runs within the colors of Tony Hirschfeld, Stephen Piper, David Fish and John Collins, was once because of seem at York just lately, however suffered a overdue setback, which was once worse than first feared.

“He received’t move to Ascot,” Teal stated on Monday. “It’s too quickly, so we’ll see how he comes alongside. He’s now not within the July Cup and, if we get him again, it could be for one thing on the backend of the season.

“I’m now not making any plans simply but regardless that. He cannoned into the again of himself and did just a little extra injury than we first idea. For those who pass over paintings like we’re lacking you’re now not going to get again. You wanted the whole lot to move your manner and you’ll’t pass over weeks of labor with a Crew 1 horse.

“If we now have a possibility, it’s going to be the backend, however he’s a gelding, so if we don’t run this season, we’ll stay him for subsequent season. That’s the best way we’ll play it.”

Teal, who received a tight handicap at York on Saturday with the seven-year-old’s more youthful brother Chipstead, added: “It’s very deflating now not only for me however everybody concerned with the pony.”

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