The Final Field has been released for the 2016 Gai Waterhouse Classic which is to be run at Ipswich racecourse on Saturday 18th, June 2016. View the Gai Waterhouse Classic Field.
|1||SCARLET BILLOWS||Darren Weir||John Allen||12||59kg|
|2||ECHO GAL||Gai Waterhouse||Ms Tegan Harrison||4||56.5kg|
|3||SLOTS||Grant Marshall||Terry Treichel||13||56kg|
|4||ADORABEEL (NZ)||Helen Page||9||54.5kg|
|5||LUCKY NEWS||Kristen Buchanan||Ms Bridget Grylls (a)||8||54kg|
|7||BLUEBERRY HILL||Liam Birchley||James Orman (a)||10||54kg|
|8||FRILL SEEKING||Matthew Smith||Michael Cahill||11||54kg|
|9||GOLDEN MINESHAFT||Paul H Duncan||2||54kg|
|10||SERENADE||Michael Moroney||Jeff Lloyd||3||54kg|
|11||ELUSIVE CATCH (NZ)||Liam Birchley||Jim Byrne||1||54kg|
|12||NICKED AND COURT||Matthew Dunn||6||54kg|
|13||RUMERON||Thomas Elmes||Ric McMahon||7||54kg|
|14||CARTIER ROCK||Gerald Ryan||5||54kg|
James McDonald has come within a neck of winning his first race at Royal Ascot, steering Qewy to second in the final race on the first day of the meeting.
Sydney’s premiership leader, McDonald is the retained rider for Godolphin in Australia and his primary mission at Ascot is aboard Holler in the Group One Diamond Jubilee Stakes on Saturday.
He is booked for three rides on Wednesday (Thursday AEST) including 8-1 chance Ibn Malik in the Group Three Jersey Stakes.