Assign receives 1kg Melbourne Cup 2016 weight penalty

Assign Assign

Herbert Power Stakes winner Assign has moved closer to a start in the Melbourne Cup with a one kilogram penalty for his Group Two win.

The Lloyd Williams-owned stayer will carry 51kg if he lines up in the Cup on November 1 with the penalty taking him to 27th in the order of entry for the 24-horse field.

Katelyn Mallyon , who rode him to his Herbert Power win on Saturday, will retain the ride in the 2016 Melbourne Cup.

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