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Melbourne Cup 2013 Aim for Ascot Runner-Up Simenon

Melbourne Cup 2013 Aim for Ascot Runner-Up Simenon

After an eye-catching second in the Group 1 Ascot Gold Cup (4023m) during the Royal Ascot Carnival this week, connections of the Willie Mullins-trained Simenon are aiming their sights on the iconic 2013 Melbourne Cup down under this spring.

Six-year-old European galloper Simenon, ridden by Johnny Murtagh, held on well after chasing down the early leaders to come ...