Caulfield Guineas Field – 2015

The Final Field has been released for the 2015 Caulfield Guineas which is to be run at Caulfield on Saturday 10th, October 2015 at 12:00PM. View the Caulfield Guineas Field.

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No Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight
1 PRESS STATEMENT Chris Waller Hugh Bowman 0 56.5kg
2 ODYSSEY MOON Rodney Northam Steven Arnold 0 56.5kg
3 READY FOR VICTORY Mick Price Glen Boss 0 56.5kg
4 RAGEESE Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 0 56.5kg
5 DAL CIELO (NZ) Murray Baker Opie Bosson 0 56.5kg
6 BON AURUM Ciaron Maher Kerrin McEvoy 0 56.5kg
7 SHARDS John O’Shea Jim Cassidy 0 56.5kg
8 SOVEREIGN NATION David Hayes & Tom Dabernig Michael Walker 0 56.5kg
9 BASSETT (NZ) Peter G Moody Daniel Stackhouse 0 56.5kg
10 LAST BULLET John Hyam Vlad Duric 0 56.5kg
11 LIZARD ISLAND Pat Hyland Blake Shinn 0 56.5kg
12 KENTUCKY FLYER Robbie Laing Craig Williams 0 56.5kg
13 TARZINO (NZ) Mick Price Craig Newitt 0 56.5kg
14 SNOOPY Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 0 56.5kg
15 TULSA Michael Moroney Ben Melham 0 56.5kg
16 MORE THAN MOST David Hayes & Tom Dabernig 0 56.5kg
17e MR INDIVIDUAL Leon & Troy Corstens Mark Zahra 0 56.5kg


Kentucky Flyer will take his place in the Caulfield Guineas after a wide draw and warm weather forced a change of plans for the Victoria Derby aspirant.

The three-year-old was scheduled to run in the UCI Stakes (1800m) at Flemington on Sunday but trainer Robbie Laing pulled the pin when he drew the outside barrier.

Laing also had concerns about Sunday’s hot weather and with the colt still among the Guineas entries he decided Saturday’s Group One race was the better option.

“The wide draw and the 30 degrees was haunting me right from when acceptances came out,” Laing said.

“He couldn’t win from barrier 19 so we decided to stay home.

“He might have run a nice fourth or fifth but this way he gets to run in the Caulfield Guineas and you only get one chance at that.

“He’s only coming back a furlong (200m) so he’ll have a bit of a light week.”

The change in plans has forced an amendment to Kentucky Flyer’s lead-up program to the Victoria Derby (2500m) at Flemington on October 31.

He was to head to the Caulfield Classic (2000m) on October 17 after the UCI Stakes which was the path taken by the Laing-trained 2013 Victoria Derby winner.

Kentucky Flyer will instead go to the Vase (2040m) at Moonee Valley a week later on October 24, seven days before the Derby.

“He’ll go to the Vase and then the Derby, that will be the hardest part of his preparation,” Laing said.

A first-up winner of a Cranbourne maiden, Kentucky Flyer was then successful over 1500m at Moonee Valley on September 5 before finishing sixth behind fellow Guineas contender Tarzino over 1600m at Caulfield on September 19.

Kentucky Flyer is a $51 chance in Guineas betting with Press Statement the $2.30 favourite ahead of Ready For Victory at $8.

The final field and barrier draw will be announced on Tuesday.

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