The Bull barred from racing in Australia

The Bull’s failure at Randwick as favourite has been explained by his second bleeding attack which means he incurs a lifetime ban from racing in Australia.

The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott-trained four-year-old led before weakening to finish 18 lengths last in a 1400m-race on Saturday.

Bott told stewards The Bull was found to have bled from both nostrils after he returned to the stables on Saturday evening.

His previous bleed came in a barrier trial in April last year.

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