Vale Opal Nera

March 19, 2018 Comments Off
Vale Opal Nera

By Katherine Ernst

Opal Nera winning the Gold Coast Cup. PIC: Box 1 Photography.

TONY Brett has paid tribute to his star sprinter Opal Nera, which was euthanised after sustaining an injury to his femur in a heat of the Group 1 Golden Easter Egg (520m).

Brett rushed the black dog to an after hours vet following an initial diagnosis on track, however x-rays revealed the worst-case scenario and he was humanely euthanised.

“I have only had one other broken femur in 40 years and that was a pup in a paddock which got pushed into a tree,” Brett said.

“You don’t expect that type of injury Read full article


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