PHILIP FENTON'S Dunguib will not race this season.
THE 2009 Champion Bumper winner at the Cheltenham Festival was third in the following season's Supreme Novices' Hurdle but was injured last season.
An exciting campaign over fences had been the plan for the nine-year-old, but a fresh injury has developed which has forced Fenton to pull the plug again.
He said: "He's got a problem with one of his legs. It's a different leg to what he missed the last season with and it's very disappointing, but they say it happens to the good ones."
Dunguib has eight wins to his name from 13 starts and reached a highest rating of 149 over hurdles.
Meanwhile, Gordon Elliott is looking forward to getting his first ever Grade One winner Jessies Dream back into training with an eye to a spring campaign.
The former Drinmore Novice Chase winner is due to begin at Elliott's new training base near Longwood next week.
"Jessies Dream will be back on the walker from November 1 and, touch wood, we'll get him back to where he was, because if we do he is a very good horse," Elliott said.