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Melbourne Cup: Frankie Dettori to ride 2016 winner Almandin

Dettori gained the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe on Enable earlier this month
Emirates Melbourne Cup
Date: Tuesday, 7 November Time: 04:00 BST Venue: Flemington racecourse Coverage: Updates on BBC Radio 5 live

Frankie Dettori has been booked to ride final 12 months’s winner Almandin for the reason that jockey seeks a number one Melbourne Cup win.

Damien Oliver have been lined up for the mount on the other hand has out of place an attraction in opposition to a suspension for fallacious the use of.

Kerrin McEvoy, who rode the horse to victory in 2016, is due to partner Red Cardinal on 7 November.

Almandin, skilled in Australia by way of Robert Hickmott, has run two occasions since his Melbourne Cup win, finishing first and fourth throughout the ones races.

The seven-year-old gelding is rated about 6-1 favourite with British bookmakers to successfully give protection to his determine.

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