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Melbourne Cup
« on: November 07, 2017, 05:14:49 AM »
Who is everybody's tip for the Melbourne Cup today?

https://www.racenet.com.au/melbourne-cup/field

I've gone for Big Duke, with Amelie's Star my lightweight 2nd choice.
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Re: Melbourne Cup
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2017, 08:53:25 AM »
My four legged kids have the follwoing in the sweep at work

Almandin
Boom Time
Cismontane

Are they any good?
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Re: Melbourne Cup
« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2017, 02:01:04 PM »
My four legged kids have the follwoing in the sweep at work

Almandin
Boom Time
Cismontane

Are they any good?
Almandin won it last year but is carrying more weight this time around.
Boom Time won the Caulfield Cup.
Cismontane (#24) got a spot in the race after sentimental favourite Who Shot the Barman was scratched.
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Re: Melbourne Cup
« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2017, 03:43:18 PM »
Rekindling won it.

1st: 22. Rekindling

2nd:  7. Johannes Vermeer
3rd:  9. Max Dynamite

4th. Big Duke
5th. Naketta
6th. Thomas Hobson
7th. Tiberian
8th. Libran
9th. Marmelo
10th. Wicklow Brave

http://www.news.com.au/sport/superracing/melbourne-cup/melbourne-cup-2017-final-finishing-order/news-story/ad8c76c0e8119812862eed5f9d36ae47

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Re: Melbourne Cup
« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2017, 10:09:13 PM »
had 2,3 and 4th :thumbsdown

didnt even consider rekindling until a few minutes before.

ooh well.

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