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85 Left In Gr1 Melb Cup At 2nd Acceptances

Wednesday, 8th October 2008

And 85 horses remained in contention for the Gr1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) after 2nd acceptances were completed yesterday. Last year's winner Efficient now shares joint favouritism with Littorio at $7. Quoted just a half-point back is recent 13-lengths Gr1 Irish St Leger winner Septimus at $7.50. The odds for runners quoted at $26 or shorter are: $7 Efficient & Littorio; $7.50 Septimus; $10 Master O'Reilly; $15 Profound Beauty; $17 Honolulu & Mad Rush; $21 Viewed & Zagreb; $26 Guillotine, Nom Du Jeu, Red Ruler & Weekend Husssler. (To view the latest market click on the link for updated betting on the Melbourne Cup.)

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