Australasian Oaks Field – 2016

The Final Field has been released for the 2016 Australasian Oaks which is to be run at Morphettville racecourse on Saturday 7th, May 2016. View the Australasian Oaks Field.

No Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight
1 PASADENA GIRL (NZ) David Hayes & Tom Dabernig Damian Lane 6 56kg
2 ARCADIA DREAM Grant Williams William Pike 20 56kg
3 BELIEVE Anthony Cummings Kerrin McEvoy 14 56kg
4 SACRED EYE David Hayes & Tom Dabernig Dwayne Dunn 17 56kg
5 FIRST IMPRESSIONS (NZ) Grant Williams Glenn Smith 12 56kg
6 SILENT SEDITION Andrew Noblet Craig Williams 7 56kg
7 C’EST BEAU LA VIE Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas Jason Holder 13 56kg
8 BENGAL CAT John Sadler Thomas Sadler (a) 19 56kg
9 ASINARA John O’Shea Damien Oliver 18 56kg
10 COMPRENDE Phillip Stokes Dom Tourneur 15 56kg
11 LOPARTEGA Doug Harrison Ibrahim Gundogdu 5 56kg
12 BELUGA BLUE Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas Clare Lindop 10 56kg
13 JACQUI’S JOY (NZ) Mitchell Beer & Max Hinton Mark Zahra 9 56kg
14 ABBEY MARIE Michael Kent Luke Nolen 3 56kg
15 THE GREY FLASH Robbie Laing 2 56kg
16 RIVERINA BELLA John & Chris Ledger Craig Newitt 8 56kg
17e CAMARI (NZ) James Cummings Glyn Schofield 16 56kg
18e SHE’S GOT SPEED Danny O’Brien Glen Boss 1 56kg
19e ARTESIAN John O’Shea Ms Jamie Kah 11 56kg
20e STREET SPUN David Brideoake Daniel Moor 4 56kg


Star Tasmanian horse Admiral heads to Flemington for his second mainland start in the lead-up to a proposed tilt at a Group One race in Adelaide.

The Barry Campbell-trained Admiral is entered for a 1000m-handicap on Saturday as a test for the Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville on May 21.

The winner of 14 of his 19 starts, Admiral has raced just once before in Melbourne, finishing fifth to Wandjina in the 2015 Group One Australian Guineas.

Admiral racked up his 14th win in the George Adams Plate on a heavy track in February and had not raced since.

Campbell said Admiral was booked to travel to Melbourne on Thursday night and would be ridden by his regular jockey Brendon McCoull on Saturday.

“The 1000 metres will probably be too short for him but it’s perfect for Adelaide,” Campbell said.

Admiral’s performance will determine whether the gelding returns to Tasmania following Saturday’s run or stays in Melbourne.

“He’s booked to come home but he may not,” Campbell said.

“He does a fair bit of beach work and has a yard here at home.

“He likes that. He’s a bit of a country boy.”

Admiral holds a nomination for next month’s Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm.

“If he goes well on Saturday he goes to Adelaide, and if he goes well in Adelaide he’ll go to Brisbane,” Campbell said.

“He’s only a four-year-old and hasn’t had 20 starts. If we turn him out, who’s to say his five-year-old season won’t be his best.

“We’re not going to flog him around for the fun of it.”

Among the 23 nominations for Saturday’s race are Supido and Super One who are also being aimed at the Goodwood.

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