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Southern Speed Ruled Out of Melbourne Cup

Southern Speed Ruled Out of Melbourne Cup

3 Nov, 2012

2011 Caulfield Cup winner Southern Speed has been ruled out of the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington on Tuesday due to a damaged suspensory ligament.

The Southern Image mare made up good ground late in last weekend’s Cox Plate (2040m) but has been inconsistent during the Spring Racing Carnival.

Co-trainer Leon Macdonald announced …