EnglishhorseStMicheltobesetforCup

July24,20173:12pm。

byAAP

MelbourneCuphopefulStMichelwillmisstheGoodwoodCupwithhistrainerSirMarkPrescottconcentratingonthetriptoAustralia。

StMichelransecondtoMelbourneCupfavouriteRedCardinalintheBelmontGoldCup(3219m)inNewYorkinJune。

StMichelisheadingfortheMelbourneCupandhellprobablyhaveonerunsomewherebeforehegoes,Prescottsaid。

Hedgetintheraceinmostyears(withhisrating)。

Ifhedoesnthellruninoneoftheotherbigracesdownthere。

Prescottsaidlastyearsrunner-upPallasatorwasalsounlikelytorunatGoodwood。

BigOrange,whohasbeenunplacedinthepasttwoMelbourneCups,istheodds-onfavouritetodefendtheGoodwoodCupafterhisAscotGoldCupwinlastmonth。