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Published: 14:48 | 7/9/16

Verdon to miss St Leger


Red Verdon will miss the Ladbrokes St Leger following an unsatisfactory workout.

Ed Dunlop's charge had been due to run in the final British Classic of the season but the trainer has confirmed he will miss the race at Doncaster after failing to convince in his work on Wednesday.

"Sadly Red Verdon won't be running in the St Leger on Saturday. We were not happy enough with him after his blow out this morning," Dunlop tweeted.

Red Verdon finished sixth in the Investec Derby before taking fourth behind Harzand in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby.

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