The Aussie stayers fall to the wayside, the Irish stayers slip into the drink. Japan makes it into the big time at Flemington, taking the top 2 positions with Delta Blues edging out Pop Rock for the big race. Both horses being owned by the same trainer making it that much sweeter. Connections are preparing for an even bigger Japanese assault on the big race next year.
Did anyone see that guy's acceptance speech? News readers couldn't contol themselves from laughing like crazy when they heard him.