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Surgery goes well for Weemissfrankie

Weemissfrankie is expected to be sidelined for four months after undergoing surgery Sunday for a nondisplaced condylar fracture detected after a fourth-place finish in Saturday’s Grade 1 Hollywood Starlet Stakes.

The operation was conducted Sunday afternoon by prominent veterinarian Dr. C. Wayne McIlwraith at an equine clinic in Cypress, Calif., near Los Alamitos Racecourse. One screw was inserted in Weemissfrankie’s right foreleg to stabilize the injury, trainer Peter Eurton said.

“The surgery went very well,” Eurton said Sunday evening. “The prognosis is excellent. He gave her a four-month prognosis. He said, ‘Do you have any plans for the [Kentucky] Oaks?”

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