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Another Time, Nationalistic shine Melbourne Cup

Calcutta: Another Time, Nationalistic and Among Men were workouts on Tuesday.

Outer sand track

1,400m: Another Time (Amil) Nationalistic (A. P. Singh) in 1-45s; (800m) 58s; (400m) 30s. They were impressive as they levelled.

1,000m: Royal City (A. P. Singh) and Greenlander (Asghar) in 1-11s; (400m) 31s. Former was far too superior Star Selection (Salam) and Alborada (Upadhya) in 1-12s; (400m) 28s. They were level. Former moved attractively.

800m: Soviet Port (Salam) in 55s; (400m) 27s. Good. Tiger Talk (Gowli) in 55s; (400m) 27s. Was handy. Knoxville (Chisty) in 54s; (400m) 27s. Fit. Among Men (Gowli) and Star Music (Som S.) in 55s; (400m) 28s. Former was a distance better. Note former. Touch Of Elegance (Smith) in 59s; (400m) 31s.

600m: Cool Quest (Chisty) in 42s; (400m) 28s. Fit.

Sand track

800m: Starina (Rutherford) in 54s; (400m) 24s. Moved well. Ispahan (Rutherford) in 56s; (400m) 28s.Fit.

Melbourne: Media Puzzle won Tuesday's 142nd running of the Melbourne Cup to give Irish trainer Dermot Weld and jockey Damien Oliver their second victories in Australia's richest and most famous race. Oliver's mount sprinted clear of the field in the final 400m to beat Mr Prudent by two lengths.        

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