Cross 'sore' after National Trial

  • Last Updated: February 18 2013, 12:14 GMT

Giles Cross was found to be sore when he was pulled up in the Betfred Grand National Trial at Haydock on Saturday.

Giles Cross: Returned sore from Haydock

His trainer Victor Dartnall is having the 11-year-old checked out after jockey Denis O'Regan took him out at the third-last fence in a race he had won 12 months earlier.

"He hit his near-fore joint in the race and is sore. That's why he was pulled up," said Dartnall.

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