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They boast a win in the world’s richest handicap, came back to complete the Melbourne Cup – Caulfield Cup double with a win in the latter last spring and now it is Australasia’s weight-for-age championship, the Cox Plate 2013, on the agenda for Mikel Delzangles’ star French stayer Dunaden.
The extraordinary Caulfield Cup winning effort from reigning Melbourne Cup champ Dunaden has earned the French-trained champion a 1kg weight penalty for their 2012 Melbourne Cup bid next month.
- Dunaden awarded 1kg weight penalty for Caulfield Cup win
- Will now carry 59kg in the 2012 Melbourne Cup
- That is 4.5kg more than what they carried to victory in last year’s
Connections of this year’s brilliant Caulfield Cup winner Dunaden have confirmed ace hoop Craig Williams, who missed out on the big ride last spring due to suspension, will continue his association with the horse in the Melbourne Cup 2012 on Tuesday November 6 at Flemington Racecourse.
Sensational Caulfield Cup 2012 winner Duanden looks on track to break more records in Victoria this spring, the thriving French raider out to complete not only the season’s coveted cups double but to also become the sixth multiple Melbourne Cup champ in history.
Mikel Delzangles’ ...
In a classic 2012 Caulfield Cup result champion French stayer Dunaden, the defending Melbourne Cup winner, entered the history books as the first ever original top-weight to take out the famed mile and a half feature with a sensational performance by both the horse and their hoop Craig Williams.