Mer De Glace has overtaken Constantinople as Melbourne Cup favourite after the barrier draw for the $8 million race.
The Caulfield Cup winner is now the $7 top pick after drawing barrier two in a field of 24 for 3200m test at Flemington on Tuesday.
Constantinople has also drawn a favourable gate in stall seven but has eased to $8.
Last year’s winner Cross Counter to start from stall five and is a $13 chance to make it two in a row.
The Chris Waller-trained Finche is on the third line of betting after also drawing well in gate four.
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