The Final Field has been released for the 2015 Alinghi Stakes which is to be run at Caulfield on Saturday 17th, October 2015 at 6:15PM. View the Alinghi Stakes Field.
|Race 10 – 6:15PM Crown Golden Ale Alinghi Stakes (1100 METRES)|
|Of $120,000.1st $72,000, 2nd $21,600, 3rd $10,800, 4th $5,400, 5th $3,000, 6th $2,400, 7th $2,400, 8th $2,400 LISTED
Set Weights plus Penalties, Three-Years-Old and Upwards, Fillies and Mares, Apprentices cannot claim.
Field Limit: 16 + 4 EM
|1||AFLEET ESPRIT||David Hayes & Tom Dabernig||Damien Oliver||1||59kg|
|2||MISS PROMISCUITY||David Hayes & Tom Dabernig||Dwayne Dunn||13||58kg|
|3||I LOVE IT||John Salanitri||Stephen Baster||12||58kg|
|4||FONTITON||Robert Smerdon||Mark Zahra||5||57kg|
|5||BROOK ROAD||Kris Lees||Craig Williams||4||57kg|
|6||THE MESSINA NYMPH||Tony McEvoy||Kerrin McEvoy||6||57kg|
|7||PITTSBURGH FLYER||Lee & Shannon Hope||Blake Shinn||9||57kg|
|8||SULTRY FEELING||James Cummings||Glyn Schofield||10||55kg|
|9||FIFTYSHADESOFGREY||Marc Conners||Brenton Avdulla||14||55kg|
|10||SWEET EMILY||Phil Sweeney||Glen Boss||11||55kg|
|11||SEA SPRAY||John Moloney||Patrick Moloney (a)||8||55kg|
|12||VEZALAY||Leon & Troy Corstens||James McDonald||3||55kg|
|13||TUSCAN SLING||Darren Weir||7||55kg|
|14||TYCOON PERI||Ken Keys||Brian Higgins||2||55kg|
Multiple Group One winning sprinter Buffering has been named Queensland’s Horse of the Year for a record fourth time.
The eight-year-old gelding has now eclipsed some of the greats of the Queensland turf in terms of multiple title wins such as Dalrello, Strawberry Road and Vo Rogue.
Trainer Rob Heathcote said on Monday night it was a great reward for a wonderful horse who was far from finished.
Buffering was the only Queensland horse to win a Group One race last season beating the top line galloper Lankan Rupee in the 2014 Moir Stakes.
He successfully defended the Moir late last month and is being prepared for the Manikato Stakes on Friday week.
Buffering’s jockey Damian Browne edged out Jim Byrne to win the Queensland Jockey of the Year.
Tony Gollan, who trained 79 metropolitan winners to break the late Bruce McLachlan’s long standing metropolitan record, was named trainer of the year.
In the other major awards Le Chef was voted Queensland Two-Year-Old of the Year Award for his win in the $2 million Magic Millions Classic.
His rider Luke Tarrant was named the apprentice of the year.