Querencia has been ruled out of next month’s Launching Pad series.
Trainer Steve Bruce White (pictured) revealed that Querencia has injured a toe that will see him miss the $432,000 event.
“He injured his toe on Sunday. I assume he’s done it in the boxes or coming out of them,” explained White.
Hype surrounded Querencia after a stunning Sandown Park debut where he was cost many lengths however recovered to almost win.
“He’ll be out for six weeks and will be staying down here.
“He was trialling fast wherever I took him – he went 29.19 here (at Sandown).”
White still has a strong team set to attack the Launching Pad headed by Sennachie, who was outstanding in his Sandown Park debut on Thursday night – click here for full story.
There is $432,000 in prize money up for grabs over the three weeks of the Launching Pad. It is open to greyhounds with 1-6 wins and no more than 30 starts, and connections need to pay a $2000 entry fee to book one of the 64 places available.
A limited number of Launching Pad tickets remain available for purchase, click here for full conditions.