Racing: Coome Hill has injury

Coome Hill may miss the Hennessy Gold Cup Handicap Chase at Newbury on Saturday. Last year's winner pulled a muscle and knocked out a vertebra when third to Banjo on his seasonal reappearance at Cheltenham earlier this month.

Walter Dennis his trainer, said yesterday: "He will be left in the race at tomorrow's declaration stage, but we're going to give him an easy time and see how he responds to treatment over the next day or so."