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Date TimeSeptember 24, 2019
VoicePaul Nicholls has revealed bad news about his Cheltenham Gold Cup candidate, a winner at the last Festival in March
Talking Horses: Topofthegame out for the jumps season with leg injury
One of the brightest talents in jump racing has been ruled out of the approaching season with the news that Topofthegame has sustained a leg injury that will keep him on the sidelines until next autumn. The lanky chestnut’s trainer, Paul Nicholls, broke the news through his Betfair blog on Monday night.
“While the problem is not serious, it is enough to make us stop with him at this stage and give him plenty of time to recover,” Nicholls reported. “It’s frustrating because he’d done so well over the summer and has been cantering away nicely at home. Hopefully, he will be back in training again next season.”

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