Chapada penalised for well-known race

Neds Herbert Power Stakes

Herbert Energy Stakes winner Chapada earned a 1.5kg weight penalty for the Melbourne Cup for his win final Saturday’s Caulfield occasion.

Chapada pressured his method within the Caulfield Cup subject along with his Herbert Energy Stakes win.

The Mike Moroney-trained stayer couldn’t be penalised for the Caulfield Cup, which means he’ll carry solely 50.5kg in Saturday’s race.

However he’ll now carry 52kg if he makes the Melbourne Cup subject.

Chapada moved to forty fifth in line for a begin within the Melbourne Cup, which incorporates a most subject of 24 runners.

“He was very robust on the finish of the Herbert Energy defeating Zebrowski and Platinum Invador who’ve 52kg and 53kg respectively within the Melbourne Cup,” Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper Greg Carpenter mentioned.

Neds Herbert Power Stakes

Chapada, ridden by Daniel Stackhouse, wins the Herbert Energy Stake. Image: Getty Pictures

“Saturday’s Group 2 victory additional enhanced Chapada’s wonderful document at 2400m and past, which incorporates placings within the 2018 VRC Derby and 2019 Sandown Basic.”

Nevertheless, the Matt Cumani-trained Future Rating was not penalised for his win in Sunday’s Cranbourne Cup.

Future Rating is more likely to head to the Group 3 Lexus Stakes (2500m) at Flemington on October 31 in a remaining try to power his method into the Melbourne Cup on November 3.

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