The Bart Cummings winner Almandin has booked a spot in the 2016 Melbourne Cup Field. Alamandin was a $34 shot to win the Cup before the race and has shortened into $15.
Greg Carpenter will announce whether or not Alamndin will receive a penalty in the Melbourne Cup, he currently carries 50kg.
Nick Williams has suggested Almandin may head straight into the Melbourne Cup following his win.
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— Racing Victoria (@RacingInsider) October 2, 2016