Lankan Star To Be Vetted Before Slipper

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

The 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 Tuesday for Saturday's race.

All were passed suitable apart from Lankan Star while Godolphin trainer 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 won by her stablemate .

Godolphin will have six runners – Microphone, Tenley, , Pin Sec and Kiamichi all trained by Cummings and the Anthony Freedman-trained winner Lyre.

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

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