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Tue 02nd November 2021 | 09:30 AM
Melbourne, Nov 2 (APP – UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News – 2nd Nov, 2021 ) :Verry Elleegant stunned red hot favourite Incentivise to win the coveted Aus$8 million (US$6 million) Melbourne Cup Tuesday in a party atmosphere as crowds returned for the “race that stops a nation”.
With James McDonald in the saddle, the six-year-old mare came from behind in a thrilling finish to the gruelling 3,200-metre (two mile) handicap at Flemington, considered the ultimate test of stamina and staying power.
Incentivise, the shortest-priced favourite since the legendary Phar Lap more than 90 years ago, was second ahead of Spanish Mission.