Injured McDonald Forced to Sit Out

Posted on May 6th, 2015 by Red Belly Sports

Sydney’s leading jockey James McDonald has been forced to forego rides at Warwick Farm on Wednesday, and Gosford on Thursday, after injuring his knee during trackwork.


The Kiwi rider has strained a ligament in his knee, but remains hopeful he’ll be fit for Saturday’s Doomben Cup meeting.


McDonald will ride Foreteller for Chris Waller in the Group 1 Doomben Cup, a horse that caught the eye of Red Belly form expert Ed Kennett when finishing 4th in the Holindale Cup on the Gold Coast.


Foreteller is currently a $10 chance with


McDonald will also ride Knoydart for the Godolphin stable, which is an $18 chance in the BTC Cup over 1200m.