Twilight Payment has dug deep to beat Latrobe in the Curragh Cup to come into Melbourne Cup calculations.
The Mackinnon Stakes is the last of eight Group One races held across Melbourne Cup carnival week.
After deciding to bypass the Melbourne Cup with Latrobe, Irish trainer Joseph O'Brien will saddle him up in the Group One Mackinnon Stakes at Flemington.
Irish stayer Latrobe has been ruled out of the Melbourne Cup and is likely to instead to head to the Group One Mackinnon Stakes.
JOSEPH O’Brien-trained Latrobe has been withdrawn from the 2018 Melbourne Cup. Owner Lloyd Williams declared that the 3200m trip was “a year too early” for...
Latrobe has won the Irish Derby for trainer Joseph O'Brien, his jockey brother Donnacha and owners Lloyd and Nick Williams.