Eminent may well have run his last race following last week's disappointing performance at Goodwood.
Expectations were high heading into 2018 for the son of Frankel, as he had performed so well as a three-year-old last year, finishing high up the field in both the 2000 Guineas and the Derby before winning a Group Two race in France.
Eminent rounded off 2017 with a creditable third-place finish in the Irish Champion Stakes, but he has struggled to replicate that form as a four-year-old and has instead delivered a number of lacklustre displays, most recently in the Glorious Stakes at Goodwood on Friday.
It now appears trainer Martyn Meade is considering calling time on Eminent's career, with his son Freddie confirming that they may seek an alternative career for the Irish colt.
"We are sort of toying with the idea of calling it a day. For whatever reason he is not performing to the best of his ability," Freddie Meade said.
"We've got to look at the glory days with him and think do we carry on or pull up stumps and find him another career. We are looking at all the possibilities."
Article Posted on Wednesday 8th August 2018 @ 11.45
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