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Dunaden penalised half a kilo for Geelong Cup win

Dunaden penalised half a kilo for Geelong Cup win

20 Oct, 2011

French galloper Dunaden has received a half kilo penalty for the $6m Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) for winning yesterday’s Geelong Cup (2400m).

The Mikel Dalzangles trained galloper was allotted the impost by Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper, Greg Carpenter and it is the same penalty he handed to last year’s Geelong Cup winner Americain.

The …

Dunaden now second favourite for the Melbourne Cup

Dunaden now second favourite for the Melbourne Cup

19 Oct, 2011

Bookmakers around Australia have acted swiftly making French galloper Dunaden Melbourne Cup second favourite after he won today’s 2011 Geelong Cup (2400m).

Having his first race start in Australia, the Mikel Dalzangles trained galloper made relatively light work of the Group three field.

Dunaden is as short at $8 with bookies to take out Australia’s …