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14 Internationals Remain In Melb Cup
Racing Victoria announced 14 internationally-trained horses (representing the UK, France & Hong Kong) remain in contention for the $6 million Gr1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) after 1st acceptances closed yesterday. They include defending Cup champion Americain & Irish St Leger winner Jukebox Jury (who top the weights on 58kg & 57kg respectively), plus 4 horses trained by Luca Cumani (including Bauer & Manighar) as well as Godolphin’s Modun & Lost In The Moment. Of the 14 internationals, 8 currently sit inside the top 24 ranked horses in the current order-of-entry (with Ed Dunlop via Red Cadeaux & Mikel Delzangles via Dunaden set to have their 1st Melbourne Cup runners).