The Final Field has been released for the 2016 Autumn Classic which is to be run at Caulfield on Saturday 27th, February 2016 at 12:00PM. View the Autumn Classic Field.
|1||MAHUTA||Darren Weir||Brad Rawiller||1||57kg|
|2||FLYING LIGHT||David Hayes & Tom Dabernig||Damian Lane||10||57kg|
|3||AYERS ROCK||Shawn Mathrick||Dwayne Dunn||4||57kg|
|4||EXTRA CHOICE (NZ)||David Hayes & Tom Dabernig||Mr Ben Melham||12||57kg|
|5||PATCH ADAMS||Terry & Karina O’Sullivan||Nicholas Hall||2||57kg|
|6||CELTIC TIGER (NZ)||Mick Price||Craig Newitt||11||57kg|
|7||HARDERN||David Brideoake||Luke Currie||5||57kg|
|8||TALLY||John O’Shea||Craig Williams||7||57kg|
|9||TOP RAVINE||Mick Price||Michael Dee (a)||13||57kg|
|10||HOPLITES||Stephen Brown||Glen Boss||9||57kg|
|11||CHARLEVOIX||Michael Kent||Mark Zahra||6||57kg|
|12||PRIOR ENGAGEMENT||Peter G Moody||Luke Nolen||3||57kg|
Trainer Mick Price’s fancied runners in the Blue Diamond Stakes have drawn awkward barriers for the $1.5 million race.
Favourite Extreme Choice drew out in barrier 13 with second favourite Flying Artie drawing 17 in the field of 16.
The Peter Moody-trained Hell Of An Effort drew the inside barrier with Melbourne Cup-winning jockey Michelle Payne’s mount Kinetic Design drawing widest.