Melbourne Cup winner Protectionist may be retired by connections if the 6YO doesn’t show signs of recovery from his back issues.
Protectionist is currently in work with reports suggesting he is likely to head to Woodbine in Toronto if he recovers.
Protectionist may be retired, no decision yet, see how his back issue holds up, is back in work,Woodbine in Canada an option if stays sound
— Steve Hewlett (@stevejoseph69) September 12, 2016
Article from JustHorseRacing.com.au