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Racing outcomes, occasions, fields, odds, Melbourne Cup

The scramble to discover a jockey who can trip at 50kg is on, after Kalapour received his approach into the Melbourne Cup within the Archer Stakes.

Damien Oliver gave the Kris Lees-trained galloper a peach of a trip in entrance and race favorite Athabascan couldn’t chase him down.

The seven-year-old gelding is flippantly raced, and ran third within the group 1 Metropolitan in Sydney two begins again, so he goes into the Cup with good kind.

Lees mentioned Kalapour might make an impression on Tuesday.

“He drops to 50 kilos, I feel he’s, he’s a horse in kind which is what you wish to see. I feel he’ll acquit himself effectively,” Lees mentioned.

“Particularly with that fashion of run. It wasn’t a troublesome run. We’ll see how he pulls up however I’d count on him to again up.”

Oliver, using in his remaining Melbourne Cup Carnival, mentioned the connections ought to press on if the horse pulls up effectively.

“I’m undecided what the plan is with him however he’s had a reasonably straightforward run in the present day in the event that they needed to go there, the horse is in nice situation, he’s a extremely wholesome animal and he’s only a gentleman of a horse,” he mentioned.

In the meantime, Lees mentioned it was nice to accomplice with Ollie throughout his farewell carnival.

“I’m rapt to have a winner with Damien in what might be his final spring carnival. It actually means quite a bit to me,” Lees mentioned.

“Every time I convey horses down right here, if they offer him an opportunity, he’ll actually trip them.

“I’ve had a fantastic affiliation (with him) and I’m glad he might get a win for us in the present day.”

Oliver rides Alenquer within the Cup for Mike Moroney.

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