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Pre Melbourne Cup Vet Checks To Avoid No Shows

Pre Melbourne Cup Vet Checks To Avoid No Shows

30 Mar, 2011

In a shake up for the Melbourne Cup the top 35 horses remaining before final acceptances will be required to undergo a veterinary examination in a bid to reduce the occurrence of late scratchings.

Chief steward of Racing Victoria Terry Bailey said the vet check process would start on the Thursday before Derby Day.

He …