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Godolphin almost won the race at the first attempt when second string Give The Slip, an intended pace-maker for the stable's Marinabard, almost pulled off a shock win under Richard Hills.
There was a feeling of "deja vu" for connections of 30-1 outsider Give The Slip, with shades of Central Park's defeat by Rogan Josh two years ago.
There was a feeling of 'deja vu' for connections of 30-1 outsider Give The Slip, with shades of Central Park's defeat by Rogan Josh two years ago.
Give The Slip did just that to his rivals, only to be cut down by the New Zealand-based mare Ethereal, trained by Welsh-born Sheila Laxon, close home, after looking home and hosed a furlong out.
Ethereal was a 9-1 chance, with Give The Slip returned at 30-1 and Persian Punch 12-1.
Mrs Laxon was the first woman to train the winer in the Melbourne Cup's 140-year history and Ethereal was a 9-1 chance, with Give The Slip returned at 30-1 and Persian Punch 12-1.
Frankie Dettori is aboard Yorkshire Cup hero Marienbard while Richard Hills rides the other Godolphin hope, last year's Ebor winner Give The Slip.
The Godolphin pair of Marienbard and Give The Slip will be berthed in stalls seven and 15 respectively, while the David Elsworth-trained Persian Punch who runs in the colours of Jeff Smith, will come out of gate 11.
Give The Slip is Godolphin's other contender for next week's big race, but he has spent most of this year acting as a pacemaker.
Godolphin's duo of Marienbard and Give The Slip also hardly broke sweat when they appeared on the track under the watchful eye of trainer Saeed bin Suroor.
Having arrived in Melbourne safely on board Sheikh Mohammed's private jet earlier in the week, the trio of Marienbard, Give The Slip and lead horse Hatha Anna have been getting accustomed to their new surroundings in quarantine at Sandown racetrack, which lies about 20 miles from the centre of Melbourne.
Rather than wait behind Galileo, as he had in the 'King George' at Ascot, Frankie Dettori set off in front of the 4-11 favourite behind the pace set by stable-companion Ice Dancer and Godophin's Give The Slip.