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Horse racing-Verry Elleegant wins Melbourne Cup

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MELBOURNE, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Verry Elleegant won the A$8 million ($6.00 million) Melbourne Cup at Flemington Racecourse on Tuesday.

Pre-race favourite Incentivise ran second ahead of third-placed Spanish Mission in Australia's "race that stops the nation".

($1 = 1.3340 Australian dollars)

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Reporting by Ian Ransom in Melbourne; Editing by Shri Navaratnam

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