Roaring Lion Fighting To Recover After Second Colic Surgery
[Friday, 02 August 2019 09:26]
2018 European champion 3-year-old Roaring Lion was due to cover mares during the Southern Hemisphere season at New Zealand-based Cambridge Stud but instead he is battling for his life Cambridge Equine Veterinary Hospital in New Zealand.
The entire has been suffering from colic, which has taken a turn for the worse with news he underwent a second surgery at the morning of Aug. 1.
David Redvers, the owner and manager of Tweenhills Farm, Roaring Lion's British home, has been in New Zealand to monitor the progress of the stallion and offered an encouraging update Tuesday that he had been reintroduced to food under assessment. However, he began to display concerning symptoms again.
The incredibly tough colt has a concerning fight ahead of him but he seems 'roaring' to go.
Trained by John Gosden, Roaring Lion won four Group Ones for Qatar Racing and finished his first season covering at Tweenhills in Gloucestershire.