11/04/2016 11:16AM

Minor injury forces Victory to Victory out of Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf

Michael Burns
Natalma Stakes winner Victory to Victory will get some rest in Kentucky, then be sent to Florida for the winter.

ARCADIA, Calif. - Victory to Victory was scratched from Friday’s $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf at Santa Anita because of a splint bone injury, trainer Mark Casse said.

“She popped a splint the other day,” Casse said Friday. “It’s been biting her the last few days. It’s nothing serious. She’ll miss a few weeks of training.”

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Victory to Victory won the Grade 1 Natalma Stakes at Woodbine on Sept. 18 to earn a fees-paid berth in the BC Juvenile Fillies Turf. She was 12-1 on the track's morning line for the one-mile race.

“She’s a super filly and a Grade 1 winner,” Casse said. “We won’t take any chances.”

Owned by Live Oak Plantation, Victory to Victory will be sent to Kentucky next week for a rest. She is scheduled to be sent to Florida for the winter, Casse said.

“She’ll probably go to Live Oak for a couple of weeks,” Casse said.