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Melbourne Cup barrier draw 2020: favourite Tiger Moth cops dreaded barrier 23 – Wide World of Sports

Up against decades of history

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The 2020 Melbourne Cup field and barrier draw is officially locked in.
Race favourite Tiger Moth, who’s now drifted out to $8.00 to win the race according to TAB, was dealt a cruel having drawn the second widest gate at No.23.
Tiger Moth will have to overcome 44 years of history to claim a Cup win, with Van der Hum the last horse to win from barrier 23 way back in 1976.
Caulfield Cup runner-up Anthony Van Dyck fared a lot better in the draw and will jump from barrier 3.
“I am pleased with the draw,”…

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