Australian Cup Field – 2016

The Final Field has been released for the 2016 Australian Cup which is to be run at Flemington on Saturday 12th, March 2016 at 4:30PM. View the Australian Cup Field.


No Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight
1 HAPPY TRAILS Paul Beshara Dwayne Dunn 8 59kg
2 PREFERMENT (NZ) Chris Waller Hugh Bowman 10 59kg
3 EXTRA ZERO David Hayes & Tom Dabernig Mark Zahra 3 59kg
4 MOURINHO Peter Gelagotis Craig Newitt 2 59kg
5 OUR IVANHOWE (GER) Lee & Anthony Freedman Ben Melham 1 59kg
6 BOW CREEK (IRE) John O’Shea Damien Oliver 11 59kg
7 ALMOONQITH (USA) David Hayes & Tom Dabernig Michael Walker 7 59kg
8 AWESOME ROCK Leon & Troy Corstens Stephen Baster 9 59kg
9 RISING ROMANCE (NZ) David Hayes & Tom Dabernig Craig Williams 6 57kg
10 SUAVITO (NZ) Nigel Blackiston Luke Currie 5 57kg
11 FENWAY Lee & Shannon Hope Blake Shinn 4 57kg


Outstanding mare Winx is one of 10 Chris Waller-trained horses still in contention for the $4 million Queen Elizabeth Stakes.

First acceptances for were taken on Tuesday with 60 horses paid up for the richest race during The Championships.

Waller also paid up Beaten Up, Good Project, Kermadec, Preferment, Weary, Who Shot Thebarman, Kool Kompany, Storm The Stars and Vanbrugh.

There are 75 horses still in the running for the $3 million Doncaster Mile from a nomination of 163.

New Zealand three-year-old Xtravagant has been taken out of the race after finishing unplaced in the Australian Guineas at Flemington on Saturday.

Entries for the ATC Australian Derby are down to 47 from an original 129.

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