Yes Yes Yes Out Of Magic Millions

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Former favourite has been scratched from the Classic after initially being found fit to run.

Stewards passed Yes Yes Yes fit to run after an inspection on Friday morning but later accepted an application from trainer to scratch the colt.

Chief steward Peter Chadwick says stewards agreed to scratch Yes Yes Yes for the benefit of the horse and all concerned.

“Weir felt to scratch the horse would be in the best interest of the horse's welfare and we agreed,” Chadwick said.

On Thursday, stewards and vets conducted inspections of all runners and emergencies in the 2YO Classic and .

Yes Yes Yes was originally to be flown to Brisbane from but when no flight was available he was sent by float.

Chadwick said Yes Yes Yes was found to display soreness over the rump and a degree of lameness in the near hind leg on his arrival on Thursday morning.

“However, a further examination was carried out on Friday morning and he was found to have improved,” he said.

“Stewards were then approached by Weir who requested the horse be scratched. They agreed on grounds.”

Yes Yes Yes has won his past two starts in Melbourne and was favourite for the Classic until he drew barrier 21 on .

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