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May 11, 2010

So, another Melbourne Cup has come and gone and once again I've failed to back the winner. In a perverse way I'm becoming proud of this record but I would have preferred the money. I put a rather large bet on this year, on Dolphin Jo, a 50-1 shot, and I gotta say, the animal did me proud. He was well-placed all through the race, and fought bravely down the straight to run fifth. You know what? The owners of the horse that runs fifth in the Melbourne Cup gets $120,000! The owners of the...

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Published on May 11, 2010 12:24 • 53 views

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