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UK Raider Bauer 1kg Penalty For Melb Cup

Friday, 24th October 2008

Racing Victoria chief handicapper Greg Carpenter announced a 1kg penalty for UK-trained 6YO entire Bauer (Halling-Dali's Grey, by Linamix) in the Gr1 Melbourne Cup (3200m), following his victory in Wednesday's Gr3 Geelong Cup (2406m). The penalty takes the Luca Cumani-trained stayer's weight to 52kg at Flemington & Carpenter commented: "Bauer has obviously adapted well since arriving in Australia & was a dominant winner in the Geelong Cup, his 1st victory at Group level. It was a moderately run race & after sitting wide with cover in running, Bauer had more to give on the line in beating Moatize & Magic Instinct. The penalty lifts him 10 places in the elimination order to 32nd, 1 place behind Barbaricus which ran 3rd in last Saturday's Gr1 Caulfield Cup (2400m)." Bauer now boasts 6 wins (also including 2007's UK Listed Chester Handicap over 13.5 furlongs) & 4 placings from 18 starts.

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