Eskimo Prince Stakes nominations – 2016

View the nominations for the 2016 Eskimo Prince Stakes. The Eskimo Prince Stakes will be run on Saturday 6th February at Randwick racecourse.

Horse Sex Age Trainer
1 ART NOUVEAU G 3 John O’Shea
2 CANNYESCENT G 3 Gabrielle Englebrecht
3 COUNTERATTACK C 3 Chris Waller
4 DUBAIINSTYLE (NZ) C 3 Chris Waller
5 HURSLEY (NZ) C 3 Chris Waller
6 INNER CIRCLE G 3 John O’Shea
7 JAPONISME G 3 Chris Waller
8 LE ROMAIN G 3 Kris Lees
9 LET’S MAKE IT RAIN C 3 Ron Quinton
10 LOOK TO THE STARS F 3 David Vandyke
11 MOHER G 3 John O’Shea
12 PAINTED FIRETAIL F 3 John O’Shea
13 PRESS STATEMENT C 3 Chris Waller
14 PRIDE OF DUBAI C 3 Peter & Paul Snowden
15 SHARDS C 3 John O’Shea
16 SPILL THE BEANS C 3 Gerald Ryan
17 TARQUIN C 3 John O’Shea
18 TOP SCORE C 3 John Sargent
19 TORGERSEN (NZ) C 3 Chris Waller
20 VANBRUGH C 3 Chris Waller
21 VOILIER G 3 Gary Nickson
22 WOLF CRY C 3 Peter & Paul Snowden
23 ZOUTENANT C 3 Gai Waterhouse

News:

Trainer Chris Munce will vigorously defend his apprentice Michael Murphy in his appeal against a three-week suspension for a handling offence.

The former champion jockey said he would appear for Murphy to fight the ban.

Murphy is the up-and-coming apprentice on Queensland’s provincial and country circuit having ridden 28 winners in his first season.

Stewards opened an inquiry into his ride on fourth placed Fast Focus in a race at Rockhampton on January 2.

The inquiry resumed on Friday and Murphy was found guilty of failing to put the horse in the best position to win or run a place.

Munce lodged an appeal on his behalf on Monday.

“I will fight this vigorously,” Munce said.

“He is a young kid having his first rides at Rockhampton.

“It is a tricky track to ride for senior jockeys let alone a teenager.

“We will be appealing the guilty finding and the severity of the charge.”

“I will probably appear for him although we might get a lawyer from Sydney.”

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