The sector for Tuesday’s 3pm race has been diminished to 23 after Level Nepean was dominated out on Monday as a consequence of an elevated blood consequence.
With Level Nepean out, seven-time Melbourne Cup-winning proprietor Lloyd Williams is down to 1 horse — Serpentine — within the 2022 race.
Closely backed favorite and worldwide raider Deauville Legend will carry the No. 8 saddlecloth and leap from barrier quantity 9.
On Monday, 1000’s of individuals lined metropolis streets for the primary Melbourne Cup parade since 2019.
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In a brief and candy ceremony, connections, jockeys and trainers of the 23 horses competing in Tuesday’s $8 million race marched a revamped route from reverse the Arts Centre to Federation Sq..
Three time Cup winner Kerryn McEvoy mentioned it was nice to be again earlier than crowds on the parade however could be even higher when about 80,000 followers pack the stands on Tuesday.
“The Melbourne Cup deserved an enormous crowd,” he mentioned.
“It deserves everybody being concerned within the festivities and it’s nice that all the pieces is opening again up once more.
“Getting racegoers again to the motion is simply improbable.”
McEvoy will saddle up race favorite Deauville Legend in a bid to bag a document fourth Melbourne Cup triumph.
If he can’t be first previous the publish he singled out With no Battle, Gold Tripp, Montifilia and Vow and Declare as horses to observe within the nice race.
Racing Royalty Gai Waterhouse posed for a household picture earlier than dashing between
her two horses, Knights Order and Hoo Yal Mal within the parade.
“Good,” she mentioned, as she drew the most important cheers from the gang.
“This may go round Australia and the world.
“The town stops, the nation stops for this race.
“The place else doesn’t that occur on this planet?”
Champion jockey Craig Williams, who will pilot Hoo Yal Mal, mentioned the Cup was a race that modifications your life.”
HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW.
WHAT TIME IS THE RACE?
The race jumps at 3pm AEDT
WHAT IS THE WEATHER?
Not good. Chilly moist and the prospect of hail.
HOW MUCH IS THE PRIZEMONEY?
HOW LONG IS THE RACE?
3200 metres at Flemington Racecourse
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WHO IS FAVOURITE?
WHO WON LAST YEAR?
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$3.80 Deauville Legend
$11 Montefilia, With out A Battle
$13 Gold Journey
$15 Realm Of Flowers
$17 Vow And Declare
$21 Duais, Knights Order, Stockman, Hoo Ya Mal, Lunar Flare, Emissary, Smokin’ Romans
$26 Younger Werther
$34 Camorra, Interpretation
$51 Numerian, Serpentine, Daqiansweet Junior, Grand Promenade, Excessive Emocean
$101 Arapaho, Tralee Rose, Level Nepean
SADDLECLOTHS: 4, 12, 1 are the three greatest performing numbers
AGE: 4 yr previous horses are most profitable with 46 wins
GENDER: Stallions are greatest performers
COLOUR: Bay horses are your greatest wager if that’s the way you need to select
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