Racing: Danoli knocked out of Ireland's Hennessy

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Danoli is out of next Sunday's Hennessy Cognac Cup at Leopardstown and possibly the rest of the season after knocking himself while walking on the road. The Grey Monk, who is still recovering from a cold, is also out of the Leopardstown race.

Tom Foley, Danoli's trainer, said: "We might have to leave him for the rest of the season and hope to get him back next year."

Gordon Richards said of The Grey Monk: "I would like to see him back on song before running him again but it wouldn't worry me going for the Cheltenham Gold Cup without another run." The Grey Monk has been eased to 8-1, from 6-1, by Ladbrokes for Cheltenham, with See More Business, so impressive at Cheltenham on Saturday, cut to 6-1, from 7-1. He was available at 12-1 before Saturday's success. David Nicholson's Zafarabad is 7-1 favourite, from 8-1, with the same firm for the Triumph Hurdle after his Saturday win.