Damien Oliver banned, will miss ride on Melbourne Cup favourite Almandin

Chris Waller will once again team up with Hugh Bowman when Winx races for a third Cox Plate success

It follows a sensational year from the Chris Waller-trained horse that saw her take out the Turnbull Stakes in Flemington by six-and-a-half lengths.

"Trying to compare one horse to another is hard, they're all different, but we are in the presence of greatness".

Australian supermare Winx has done it again.

The three-time Melbourne Cup victor was due to partner last year's hero in the race that stops the nation, but he will serve 20 meetings on the sidelines for a bumping duel on Happy Clapper with Dean Yendall's Royal Symphony.

Only 11 horses have won more successive races than Winx's 22, several of them in lower-level racing jurisdictions and against less-than-top quality opposition.

"I was born the year Kingston Town won his first Cox Plate and to think she's emulated the great-trying to compare one horse to another, they're all different animals at the end of the day".

Jockey Damien Oliver will miss the ride on Melbourne Cup favourite Almandin after a Cox Plate suspension. But we are in the presence of greatness.

"To be a part of her career, I can't explain how much that means".

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"Fortunately we got the upper hand and yeah, well done to the connections of all runners".

"It was a great run today, but I'd rather we'd won".

"She's very good on her feet and she does like to go through her gears when she's cornering, particularly this way of going".

Waller spoke this week of the superstar's professionalism.

Meanwhile, Humidor's rider Blake Shinn said Darren Weir's Group I victor turned in a scintillating Melbourne Cup trial and admitted for a fleeting moment he thought he had Winx's measure.

"She's an absolute professional". You don't worry about the weather because it makes no difference to her.

Humidor was promoted to $7 equal favourite with Almandin for the Melbourne Cup following his half-neck second to Winx with Weir saying Saturday's race was a flawless lead to the Cup.

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