Healing Hands Banned After Bleeding Attack

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The disappointment of ' inglorious display as favourite in the has been tempered by the later discovery he had bled.

trainer was literally on the highway home from on Saturday when she looked at Healing Hands in the float and discovered he had blood in both nostrils.

She immediately rang chief steward Marc Van Gestel to report the incident which means the horse incurs an automatic three-month ban from racing.

Ridden by , the state's leading rider this season, Healing Hands was sent out at $2.90 but never looked like winning, finishing ninth of the 12 runners.

The 1100m-race was won by the Kurt -trained from .

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