The sector for Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup has been lowered to 23 after Level Nepean was dominated out on Monday as a consequence of an elevated blood outcome.
With Level Nepean out, seven-time Melbourne Cup-winning proprietor Lloyd Williams is down to at least one horse — Serpentine — within the 2022 race.
“Robert Hickmott secure has suggested RV Stewards that Level Nepean has returned elevated blood outcomes and has been withdrawn from tomorrow’s Lexus Melbourne Cup,” Racing Victoria mentioned in an announcement.
Ciaron Maher and David Eustace-trained Gold Journey will carry the No.1 saddlecloth within the 3200m basic.
Australian Cup winner Duais, to be ridden by champion jockey Hugh Bowman, has the No. 2 saddlecloth, adopted by Sydney Cup hero Knights Order, who’s coming off a Caulfield Cup third.
Closely backed favorite and worldwide raider Deauville Legend will carry the No. 8 saddlecloth. Bottomweight for the 162nd version of the well-known race is Realms Of Flowers, who has been properly supported with the forecast rain.
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