Main Irish jockey Davy Russell is ready to overlook subsequent month’s Cheltenham competition as a consequence of harm.
Russell launched an announcement on Twitter by way of Invoice Esdaile account stating that regardless of the progress he isn’t going to be absolutely slot in time for the competition.
In an announcement he mentioned on Thursday: “I met with my surgeon earlier immediately and, though he’s delighted with the progress I’ve made, he feels I’m not fairly the place I needs to be to be able to experience at Cheltenham subsequent month.
“It’s irritating as I really feel I’ve made big strides in latest weeks on the highway to restoration. Nevertheless, after speaking issues by way of with Gordon, we each really feel it smart for me to comply with recommendation and miss Cheltenham as it’s only weeks away.
“To experience horses of the calibre of Envoi Allen you need to be 100% match and I might be doing the crew a disservice to experience after I’m not prepared.
“Clearly, it’s vastly disappointing, however it is very important make the decision early. I’ll proceed to work onerous on my restoration and sit up for getting again within the saddle the next month.”
— Invoice Esdaile (@BillEsdaile) February 18, 2021
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