Tammys a doubt for Festival
Liam Lennon admits Tammys Hill faces a "race against time" to be ready for the CGA Foxhunter Chase at Cheltenham.
Tammys Hill was an odds-on favourite to get back on the winning trail last Saturday but suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Warne, after which connections discovered he had suffered a pulled muscle.
Lennon said: "He pulled a muscle in his shoulder, which basically explains why he was jumping out to his left.
"The physiotherapist has been to have a look at him and we hope we're still on track for Cheltenham, but we haven't made any definite decisions.
"We'll have to decide before too long. We'll get a saddle on him on Saturday and James (Smyth, rider) will know better what sort of shape he's in then.
"He's been so good for most of the season and every horse is entitled to have one bad run. It's not the end of the world.
"We certainly haven't written him off just yet and the main thing we want to do is get him fresh and well.
"It is a bit of a race against time to get him to Cheltenham.
"We're hopeful he'll make it at this stage but if the back man isn't happy with him, he obviously won't go.
"If he's not ready for Cheltenham, he could go for something like the Irish Grand National."
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