2008 National Sprint Champion Knocka Norris has injured a hock and will be immediately retired to stud. In Victoria preparing for the TopGun and again under the guidance of Jason Thompson, the dual track record holder is beleived to have trialled within a half length of Brett lee's post-to-post record at The Meadows but pulled up sore after the run.
Subsequent x-rays are beleived to have confirmed a small fracture in the left hock.
It is the same residence where Elite State, who was also trained by Kay, is standing.
There is now word yet as to what is stud fee will be or when he will be able to commence stud duties.
He also holds two track records – Maitland 450m 25.01 and The Gardens 515m 29.25.