Michael Walker and A Prince Of Arran combine to win the Lexus Stakes.
If the bookies are right, Yucatan will add another Cup to retired Melbourne businessman Lloyd Williams' already record haul of six and plug a hole in the CV of Aidan O'Brien, the man many people regard as the world's best trainer.
James McDonald rides again from barrier twenty-three.
"They win qualifying races in the northern hemisphere and I don't think some of those qualifying races that give them entry into the Melbourne Cup are any better than some of the races that are held in Australia and New Zealand that don't qualify them".
"Come Wednesday morning we might be saying we disregarded the bleeding obvious there and he should have run odds-on after that lead-up win". "I think Youngstar, being the Australian-bred horse of my three runners is the best chance. The only little concern I have is if we get a soft track, can he reproduce that brilliant acceleration in testing conditions?"
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Son días donde se habla y se hablará muchísimo del Boca-River que se viene en la final de la Copa Libertadores . Cabe recordar que el encuentro de vuelta de disputará a las 16:00 horas del próximo 24 de noviembre .
Sound Check is coming off a last start twelfth in the Group 1 $5m Stella Artois Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Caulfield on October 20 and will jump from barrier sixteen with Jordan Childs in the saddle while Youngstar finished in front of Sound Check in the Caulfield Cup in seventh position and has drawn nicely at gate eight for Craig Williams.
"They just can't run home any quicker than what he ran home".
"I don't think she'd be winning now".
"She'd have too much weight to run now and she's never run over that distance". "I can see him running very well".
Waller says the mare's jockey will also help her chances. Her Caulfield Cup run was good and I have always thought of her as a two-miler since the Brisbane winter carnival, and if there is any rain, no issues with her.
"I've got no doubt she would (win the Melbourne Cup), had she run as a four or five-year-old", Bowman told Alan Jones. "So she is ticking a lot of boxes and I've snuck her into my top four selections".