Mr. and Mrs. William Warren’s Denis
of Cork, third in the 2008 Kentucky Derby and second in that year’s
Belmont, has been retired, trainer David Carroll said Thursday afternoon.
“Denis of Cork is currently out of
training, and plans are being made for the next stage of his career,” said
Carroll. “He suffered a soft tissue injury to his right front foreleg and it
has not responded to treatment.”
The son of Harlan’s Holiday won the
second race of his career at Fair Grounds two years ago and was then sent to Arkansas
where he captured Oaklawn’s Grade III Southwest Stakes by two and a quarter
Denis of Cork’s last recorded work was
at Fair Grounds Jan. 4, where he breezed five furlongs in 1:01.80.