Jameka suffering travel sickness
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Trainerhas informed Racing NSW Stewards that stunning Group One The BMW (2400m) winnerhas suffered travel sickness.The four-year-old mare was found to be suffering from travel sickness after returning to Maher’s Melbourne stable following her 6.5L Rosehill romp, and has been treated accordingly.
Stewards advised Maher that a veterinary clearance is required before Jameka is permitted to race again.
There had been speculation that Jameka would contest the $4 million Group One Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) on Day Two of The Championships – so taking on glamour mare Winx – or be targeted towards an overseas campaign.
Maher indicated that no firm decision has been made in respect to the mare’s next race start.
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Plenty of travel ahead for travel sick Jameka
Officially BMW heroine Jameka is suffering travel sickness – well that’s what the Ciaron Maher stable has advised Racing New South Wales stewards.
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“If that’s what travel sickness is that is what it is but she seems fine,” Maher said diverting any concerns about her current campaign.
If Jameka has an aversion to travel it better not start now, It’s Hong Kong, maybe Royal Ascot but definitely France for the Prix de l’arc de Triomphe awaiting her on a global tour.
Maher told G1X.com.au that Jameka was back in his Caulfield stables, had an elevated temperature, was treated with antibiotics and having fluids pumped into her.
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9 hours ago9 hours agoPlans for BMW winner Jameka are in limbo with the star mare found to be suffering from travel sickness on her return from Sydney to Melbourne.
Jameka, who cemented her standing as the country’s best 2400m-horse when she added the BMW to her Caulfield Cup win, will need a veterinary clearance before she races again.
Trainer Ciaron Maher told Racing NSW stewards the illness was detected when she returned to her Caulfield stable on Monday morning.
Maher said she had been treated for the illness and there was no firm decision on her next start.
Jameka was a runaway winner of Saturday’s Group One BMW (2400m) at Rosehill with a clash with Winx in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes on April 8 or a trip to Hong Kong for the QE II Cup on April 30 her mooted options.