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Lexus Melbourne Cup Veterinary Update

Racing Victoria (RV) veterinarians today completed their second round of pre-race physical veterinary inspections of all starters in tomorrow’s $8.4 million Lexus Melbourne Cup (3200m) at Flemington.

As communicated earlier, when inspected today the Mike Moroney-trained Alenquer continued to show signs of soreness in the near fore foot as a result of the stone bruise reported yesterday. 

The horse will be re-examined by RV veterinarians tomorrow morning prior to final scratching time (7:30am) to determine its suitability to race. 

The remaining 23 horses have been passed as suitable to race tomorrow.