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2kg Caulfield-Melb Cup Penalty For The Verminator

Tuesday, 4th October 2011

Racing Victoria chief handicapper Greg Carpenter subsequently announced a 2kg penalty for Gr1 Metropolitan Handicap winner The Verminator in both the Gr1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) & Gr1 Melbourne Cup (3200m). The penalty is the same as the past 2 Metropolitan Handicap winners Speed Gifted & Herculian Prince were issued & takes The Vreminator to 52kg in both Cups. Carpenter commented: “The Verminator was a dominant winner, as were Speed Gifted & Herculian Prince, and he has also won the Wyong Cup since the release of Caulfield Cup weights on August 30.”

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