‘A Few Minor Issues’: Kobe’s Back Sidelined, Will Return In 2017

Multiple graded stakes winner Kobe’s Back will get some time off to deal with “a few minor issues.”

Trainer Peter Eurton told the Daily Racing Form that the 5-year-old horse has been turned out, and won’t require surgery.

“We’ll give him a little freshening and a couple of months off,” Eurton said. “He’s got a few minor issues, a little body soreness.”

Kobe’s Back has won 5 of 20 starts and has earned $ 1,036,250. He won two Grade 2 races at Santa Anita earlier this season, the Palos Verdes Stakes and the San Carlos Stakes. Eurton said that Kobe’s Back will return to the races next year.

“He’ll be a 6-year-old and a horse to be reckoned with,” Eurton said.

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