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Leading chances draw wide in Caulfield Cup

Leading chances draw wide in Caulfield Cup

The draw for Saturday’s Cauleld Cup (Gr 1, 2400m) was made yesterday, with mixed outcomes for the race’s leading fancies. While the $4.80 favourite Smokin’ Romans (Ghibellines) drew handily in barrier five, those suffering wider draws include Nonconformist (Rebel Raider) (15), topweight Gold Trip (Outstrip) (12) and Chelmsford Stakes (Gr 2, 1600m) winner Knights Order (So You ink) (18).

Second favourite Benaud (Reliable Man) has drawn barrier 20, while there were more favourable draws for Great House (Galileo) (three), Duais (Shamus Award) (nine) and Inspirational Girl (Reliable Man) (one).