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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1PRESS STATEMENTChris WallerHugh Bowman056.5kg
2ODYSSEY MOONRodney NorthamSteven Arnold056.5kg
3READY FOR VICTORYMick PriceGlen Boss056.5kg
4RAGEESEMichael, Wayne & John Hawkes056.5kg
5DAL CIELO (NZ)Murray BakerOpie Bosson056.5kg
6BON AURUMCiaron MaherKerrin McEvoy056.5kg
7SHARDSJohn O’SheaJim Cassidy056.5kg
8SOVEREIGN NATIONDavid Hayes & Tom DabernigMichael Walker056.5kg
9BASSETT (NZ)Peter G MoodyDaniel Stackhouse056.5kg
10LAST BULLETJohn HyamVlad Duric056.5kg
11LIZARD ISLANDPat HylandBlake Shinn056.5kg
12KENTUCKY FLYERRobbie LaingCraig Williams056.5kg
13TARZINO (NZ)Mick PriceCraig Newitt056.5kg
14SNOOPYMichael, Wayne & John Hawkes056.5kg
15TULSAMichael MoroneyBen Melham056.5kg
16MORE THAN MOSTDavid Hayes & Tom Dabernig056.5kg
17eMR INDIVIDUALLeon & Troy CorstensMark Zahra056.5kg


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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