Mamool, a five-year-old son of In the Wings, raced in the Melbourne Cup last year but fractured his right hind fetlock and was eased.
Trainer Carlos Laffon-Parias said that the four-year-old gray colt has had a fetlock problem that led to the decision to retire him.
Leaning as far as he could over the Friesian's neck, he snapped the whip around the white horse's left back fetlock .
Godolphin Racing retired Shamardal on the eve of his scheduled start in the Eclipse Stakes on July 2 at Sandown due to a fetlock injury.
A progressive three-year-old last season before suffering a fractured fetlock at Goodwood, Court Masterpiece made a full recovery from that injury and made an encouraging return to action, back at Goodwood, last month.
‘Attraction seems OK, but she is on anti-inflammatories to treat her fetlock and it is something we have to keep an eye on,’ says Johnston.
It was found that the six-year-old had severely damaged a hind fetlock and the horse ambulance was quickly on the scene to bind up the damaged leg.
‘He broke the sesamoid bones in the fetlock , and horses can recover from that, although he would never have raced again,’ Freedman said.
O'Connor has claimed that the substances which showed up in Waterford Crystal's A sample were administered to the horse on July 22 as part of treatment for a fetlock injury.
The injury occurred on the same day the Maktoum family's Godolphin Racing operation retired dual French classic winner Shamardal due to a fetlock injury.