By: Peter Quilty
Lights, cameras, action…There’s nothing like a Group 1 Melbourne Cup final to create a few ‘butterflies’ and get the blood pumping!
Pictured above is the scene behind the boxes last Friday night at Sandown Park, with the jittery finalists’ trainers and handlers watching their speedsters chase fame and fortune.
And it’s not just a $435,000 first prize that causes ‘high anxiety’ – the Melbourne Cup just happens to be the sport’s ‘Holy Grail’.
Angela Langton (foreground), who trains runner-up Western Envoy, reveals a facial expression that’s worth bottling, while the body language of Anthony Azzopardi (centre) says it all. He prepares Read full article