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Bande Has Right Profile For Melbourne Cup

Bande Has Right Profile For Melbourne Cup

18 Sep, 2014

Leading European jockey Christophe Lemaire has been booked to ride Bande in the 2014 Melbourne Cup and he believes that the Japanese stayer has the right profile to win the Group 1 event at Flemington on November 4.

Christophe Lemaire is chasing his second win in the Melbourne Cup after taking out the 2011 edition …

Carpenter Defends Melbourne Cup Weights

Carpenter Defends Melbourne Cup Weights

16 Sep, 2014

Racing Victoria Chief Handicapper Greg Carpenter defended the 58 kilograms top-weight that was allocated to Japanese stayer Admire Rakti at the 2014 Melbourne Cup weights announcement this morning.

Zac Purton (pictured winning the Doncaster Mile on Sacred Falls) is not happy with the Melbourne Cup weight allocated to Admire Rakti. Photo by: Steve Hart

Carpenter …