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Cup contender’s horror barrier draw – Racing.com

Mixed fortunes for champion trainer Aidan O’Brien at Melbourne Cup barrier draw



Melbourne Cup favourite Tiger Moth has copped a nightmare barrier after drawing in 23 on Saturday night.
Leading jockey Kerrin McEvoy will need to be at his best from the wide draw as he hunts his fourth Melbourne Cup. On the back of the draw, Tiger Moth drifted from $7 to $8.
It was a mixed bag for trainer Aidan O’Brien. While Tiger Moth will jump from the second-widest barrier, Caulfield Cup second placegetter Anthony Van Dyck has drawn perfectly in barrier three.
That draw gives jockey Hugh Bowman…

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