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Gr1 Epsom Handicap Weights Released
A total of 89 nominations have been weighed for the 152nd running of the $1 million Gr1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) at Royal Randwick on Saturday, 30 September. This year's Epsom will be run with a 50kg minimum weight and a 48kg minimum weight for 3YOs. Top weight for the race will be shared by multiple Group One winners Black Heart Bart, Humidor, and Le Romain who have each been allotted 58kg. The next highest weighted horse is former West Australian sprinter Vega Magic, winner of the Gr1 Memsie Stakes (1400m) and Gr1 Goodwood (1200m). Current favourite for the race is last weekend's Gr1 George Main Stakes runner-up Happy Clapper (56.5kg) at $4.50 ahead of dual Oaks winner Egg Tart (50.5kg) at $6. All other runners are at double figure odds, headed by stable-mates Foxplay, Comin' Through and Tom Melbourne at $11. Click here to view the full list of Epsom Handicap weights.