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Horse racing-Admire Rakti confirmed for Melbourne Cup (Reuters)

* Japanese stayer confirmed for world’s richest handicap * Saddled with top weight of 58.5 kg after Caulfield win (Updates with confirmation from organisers) MELBOURNE, Oct 20 (Reuters) – Connections of Japanese stayer Admire Rakti have confirmed the seven-year-old stallion will run in the A$6.2 million ($5.44 million) Melbourne Cup despite being penalised an extra half-kilogramme for winning the leadup Caulfield Cup on Sunday. …