Jon Snow ruled unfit for Melbourne Cup

New Zealand-trained stayer Jon Snow has been ruled out of the Melbourne Cup following a veterinary examination.

Racing Victoria chief steward Terry Bailey says the ATC Australian Derby winner is sore in the left foreleg.

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Jon Snow has battled injury since finishing ninth in last month’s Caulfield Cup.

On a scale of one to five, Bailey says Jon Snow has been graded two for soreness.