Mr Quickie is in doubt for a start at The Valley after he was found to be lame in his near foreleg.
Racing Victoria stewards reported Mr Quickie was lame following an inspection on Thursday morning and would be reinspected on Friday.
Winner of the Queensland Derby in June, Mr Quickie finished 11th in last Saturday’s Caulfield Cup behind Mer De Glace after bungling the start.
RV stewards also reported the Lindsay Park-trained Muntahaa will miss the 2019 Melbourne Cup and has been sent for a spell.
The seven-year-old has struggled this campaign, finishing last in his three races, the latest in Wednesday’s Geelong Cup won by Prince Of Arran.
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