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  1. Hamingja

    Hamingja Norm Smith Medallist

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    Finche profiles ok for mine as a progressive stayer. Had every chance in the Geelong Cup though and reading between the lines neither Bowman or Waller rate it one bit.
     

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  2. iluvparis

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    Intriguing likely raced runner that looks one of the better roughies in the race. Expect him to improve out of Geelong and think the 3200m on a big track should suit. I have him completing my top 7 and no shock if he acts as a blow out for exotics. A win would shock though.
     
  3. Better Loosen Up

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    A lot of money around for him but not for me. Unproven at the distance. Mostly racing against much smaller fields. Cracksman and Tiberian form looks good though but was a bit disappointed with his Geelong Cup performance. Not in my top4
     
  4. rideclutch

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    Wasn't good enough in a very inferior race last time. Can probably turn the tables on that winner, but not a F4 chance IMO.

    Have seen him being tipped up as the overs by a few good judges, so maybe I'm missing something.
     
  5. Better Loosen Up

    Better Loosen Up Norm Smith Medallist

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    14. Red Cardinal (IRE)
    D. Weir
    D. Oliver (5)
     
  6. Jugada

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    Red Cardinal - $101 into $35 after showing no form whatsoever for more than a year. Going putrid really. Get ****** if this thing wins after that and test it for any substance you can fit in a syringe
     
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  7. iluvparis

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    This - a milkshake Ben Johnson would be proud of its only hope
     
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  8. Better Loosen Up

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    Easily the best backed outsider in the race. Aside from being proven at the distance and the Weir/ Oliver factor, i have absolutely no idea why?

    I smell a rat so he goes in exotics
     
  9. Hamingja

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    I had it on my watch list in the MV cup as a roughie for the MC. Not the worst build up towards 3200m until last start. Smashed by Stormo. Next.
     
  10. rideclutch

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    Very little to get excited about here.
     
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    Count Darren Weir out of nothing he has a runner in, i will have a small bet ew just in case, Red Cardinal has better credentials than Prince of Penzance.
     

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  12. Better Loosen Up

    Better Loosen Up Norm Smith Medallist

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    15. Vengeur Masque (IRE)
    M. Moroney
    P. Moloney (2)
     
  13. Hamingja

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    It's not the Melbourne Cup if you don't pick out a 100-1 shot for the multiples. VM is mine. Will stay the trip no problem and the low draw was perfect. Got shuffled back and lost ground in the CC when Our Taj Mahal took off early but was only beaten 4.5L. Moroney has rated the horse as a cup runner for a long time. Lob a place sweet prince.
     
  14. Jugada

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    Wasn't the worst run in the Caulfield Cup but he is a good 2 or 3 levels below most of these for class. Could see him maybe sneaking top 10 if he ran to his absolute best but thats about it. Expect him to finish about 16th-20th
     
  15. Better Loosen Up

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    Not hopeless or at least as hopeless as some others. Could run top 10
     
  16. rideclutch

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    Has been battling away OK in the leadups, but just not good enough to trouble the top end. Good draw and a decent Flemington record gives him a Top 10 chance.
     
  17. Watts4Dinner

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    Will run last. I have him 600s
     
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    Camel. Genuine 200-1 shot.
     
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    Look, he's not as good as #BLU but his last run was encouraging. How much has this wind op really helped him?

    He did beat Muntahaa by 10 lengths in the St. Leger albeit, that was in 2016...

    If he doesn't get as far back as he did in the CC he could surprise
     
  21. Jugada

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    A solid 10th - 15th horse. Has just a little bit of class and can stay just ok. We know how good he is and he wont be reaching a new peak. Should be finishing somewhere mid pack
     
  22. Hamingja

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    No one is falling for your reverse psychology buddy
     
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  23. rideclutch

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    Draws well and comes here in form. Not for me.
     
  24. Watts4Dinner

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    It hasn’t. The rest just didn’t go that well and made the run look better than it was.
     
  25. Better Loosen Up

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    17. A Prince Of Arran (GB)
    C. Fellowes
    M. Walker (20)
     
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