Horses can come back after bursting a blood vessel
and be as good as ever, but they are also more likely to suffer a recurrence of a problem.
Mr Mayer contends a consultant told him that he was lucky to have escaped bursting a blood vessel
in his head.
Atkinson said: "I'd be bursting a blood vessel
to persuade Richard to give us another season.
The two Gold Cup contenders became the latest in a steadily growing list of horses to return to the peak of their athletic prowess after bursting a blood vessel
, due in no small part to the greater understanding of the ailment that befell both in March.
The seven-year-old was second favourite with most firms for the Arkle before pulling up at Warwick, having got worked up after the race was delayed and then bursting a blood vessel
SOLDAT, who held an entry in the Martell Grand National, has died after bursting a blood vessel
on the gallops.