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Overseas Duo Arrives In Melb
Meanwhile 2 international gallopers arrive in Melbourne today in preparation for Victorian Spring Carnival campaigns.
- Japanese stayer Eye Popper (trained by Izumi Shimizu) will land at approximately 5pm & is expected to arrive at the Sandown Quarantine Facility at 7pm; Eye Popper will contest both the Gr1 Caulfield Cup & Gr1 Melbourne Cup.
- Later this evening, the Brian Ellison-trained Carte Diamond will be the 1st British-based horse to arrive for the 2005 Carnival. He will arrive at Tullamarine around 10pm & reach Sandown about midnight.