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Posted 2021-10-30 08:27:14  
Final Field for Mel Cup announced

The field for the 2021 Lexus Melbourne Cup has been finalised with Australia’s rising star Incentivise set to tackle the best that the country and the world has to offer in what promises to be an exciting race on Tuesday 2 November at Flemington.

The 24-horse strong field boasts last year’s Lexus Melbourne Cup winner Twilight Payment, the Caulfield Cup winner Incentivise, a nine-time Group 1-winning heroine in Verry Elleegant as well as winners of the 2020 Penfolds Victoria Derby, 2019 Kennedy Oaks, 2021 ATC Australian Derby, 2021 The Lexus Bart Cummings and the 2021 Sydney Cup.

TAB NO Horse Barrier Trainer Jockey Wgt
1 Twilight Payment 2 Joseph O'Brien Jye McNeil 58
2 Incentivise 16 Peter G Moody Craig Williams 57
3 Spanish Mission (USA) 14 Andrew Balding Craig Williams 57
4 Verry Elleegant(NZ) 19 Chris Waller James McDonald 57
5 Explosive Jack(NZ) 4 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace John Allen 54
6 The Chosen One(NZ) 5 Murray Baker & Andrew Forman Damian Lane 54

7 Delphi(IRE) 3 Anthony & Sam Freedman Damien Oliver 53.5
8 Ocean Billy(NZ) 13 Chris Waller Damien Thornton 53.5
9 Selino(GB) 24 Chris Waller Ron Stewart 53.5
10 Johnny Get Angry(NZ) 22 Denis Pagan Lachlan King (a0) 53
11 Knights Order(IRE) 9 Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Daniel Stackhouse 53
12 Persan 11 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Luke Currie 53
13 Carif 8 Peter & Paul Snowden Blaike McDougall 52.5
14 Master Of Wine(GER) 6 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Fred Kersley 52.5
15 Pondus(GB) 1 Robert Hickmott Rachel King 52.5
16 Grand Promenade(GB) 21 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Kerrin McEvoy 52
17 Miami Bound(NZ) 17 Danny O'Brien Patrick Moloney 52
18 Port Guillaume(FR) 23 Ben & JD Hayes Harry Coffey 52
19 She's Ideel 20 Bjorn Baker Craig Newitt 52
20 Future Score(IRE) 15 Matt Cumani Dean Yendall 51.5
21 Tralee Rose(NZ)
12 Symon Wilde Dean Holland 51
22 Floating Artist(GB) 10 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Teodore Nugent (a0) 50
23 Great House(IRE) 7 Chris Waller Michael Dee 50
24 Sir Lucan(IRE) 18 Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Glen Boss 50
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