Count De Rupee edged out in gripping Golden Eagle finish

Tim Barrow
By Tim Barrow
Updated October 30 2021 - 7:08am, first published 6:45am
Close call: Brock Ryan on Count De Rupee as he hits the line with winner Hugh Bowman on I'm Thunderstruck. Picture: Mark Evans/Getty Images

Count De Rupee had kicked clear and had the $7.5 million Golden Eagle at his mercy.


Tim Barrow

Tim Barrow

Illawarra Mercury sports editor

When it comes to sport - at professional and community level - in the Illawarra, I'm here to provide insight, context and opinion, as well as the latest news you won't find anywhere else.

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