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Move To Increase Caulfield Cup Field Size
The Melbourne Racing Club "will today announce an ambitious plan to extend the field limit for next year's Caulfield Cup to 20 & 4 emergencies," reported The Age in Melbourne. Senior MRC executives "will hold talks in the next few weeks with Racing Victoria stewards to see if one of Australia's flagship staying events can cope with a field of 20, 2 more than allowed at present".