Injury brings premature end to Riven Light's Australian mission
Willie Mullins has confirmed that Riven Light's Australian adventure is over after the five-year-old returned injured following the Group 1 Ladbrokes Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday.
Riven Light, ridden by Glen Boss, finished seventh in the 1m2f event and speaking at Newmarket Mullins said: "Unfortunately Riven Light has suffered a fracture to a joint on his off-foreleg and that rules out any possibility of him running again while in Australia."
A five-time winner on the Flat, once at Listed level, and also a winner over hurdles, Riven Light is owned by Rich and Susannah Ricci.
He finished four and three-quarter lengths behind the winner, Gailo Chop, in the Caulfield event.
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