The truth is somewhere in between but still more in favour of entertaining the four-year-olds rather than dismissing their prospects as fanciful or a thing of the past.

Interestingly, 14 four-year-olds have won the Caulfield Cup in the past 30 years; exactly the same number were successful in the preceding three decades before international competition and the regular sale of Derby performed three-year-olds to Hong Kong.

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