No Brisbane for Mabeel

Mabeel, who will have to cope with a heavy track to bounce back to top form on Saturday.

Mabeel, who will bypass the Queensland Winter Carnival.

Mabeel has been ruled out of Queensland winter carnival contention.

Trainers Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young had been considering a Brisbane campaign until the Savabeel gelding ran fifth in the Gr. 1 Easter Stakes at Ellerslie.

“He went a good race, but he didn’t kick on the turn and show the same ping that he can. He has come to the end of his campaign,” said Busuttin.

–NZ Racing Desk