A total of 45 horses remain in contention for the Caulfield Cup following the latest round of declarations.
Second acceptances were taken on Tuesday for the $5 million Caulfield Cup over 2400m on October 19 with places for a start still up for grabs.
The field limit for the race is 18, with four emergencies, which will be finalised after racing at Caulfield on October 16.
Order ðŸ“�: View the Caulfield Cup order of entry
Japanese stayer Mer De Glace (13th) and the Richard Hannon-trained Raymond Tusk (18th) are the only two internationally trained gallopers within the safety limit at present while Gold Mount, trained by Ian Williams and the Ed Dunlop-trained Red Verdon sit 19th and 20th respectively.
Horses in quarantine at Werribee in the care of Australian trainers and safely in the field are Mirage Dancer (Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young – 7th), Mustajeer (Kris Lees – 10th) and Constantinople (Lindsay Park – 13th).
Kings Will Dream, Brimham Rocks and Self Sense, who have all secured starts courtesy of victories in ballot free races, remain in contention at the head of the entry order while $8 favourite, the Chris Waller-trained Finche, sits 17th.
Those needing victory to gain a ballot exemption are Glory Days, True Self, Prince Of Arran, The Chosen One, Raheen House, Ventura Storm, Steel Prince, Haky, Sully, Super Titus, Hang Man and Wall Of Fire.
Article from JustHorseRacing.com.au