Protectionist Survives/Wins Melbourne Cup — The Shovel

Protectionist Survives/Wins Melbourne Cup

German stayer Protectionist put in a stunning performance at Melbourne’s Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday, completing the course without dying.

An impressive twenty competitors – over 90% – managed to finish the day alive.

“It was great to finish ahead of so many other horses who also didn’t die,” a source said.

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