Lankan Star To Be Vetted Before Slipper

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Lindsay Park's Golden Slipper hope Lankan Star will have to undergo a second veterinary inspection before she is confirmed to start to start in the $3.5 million race.

The Blue Diamond Stakes runner-up was found to be slightly restricted in her action in front when she was examined on Monday and will be looked at again later in the week.

Racing NSW vets and James Mizzi inspected all the two-year-olds expected to be paid up as acceptances on for Saturday's race.

All were passed suitable apart from Lankan Star while trainer James Cummings told stewards would not be an acceptor.

Athiri was safely in the field but was showing signs of the thumps after her third in Saturday's Magic Night Stakes won by her stablemate .

Godolphin will have six runners – , Tenley, , and Kiamichi all trained by Cummings and the -trained Blue Diamond winner Lyre.

The withdrawal of Athiri means the -trained Loving Gaby gets into the 16-horse field, joining stablemate Dubious.

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