Hyperion Stakes Field – 2015

The Final Field has been released for the 2015 Ipswich Cup Handicap which is to be run at Ipswich on Saturday 13th, June 2015 at 3:30PM. View the Ipswich Cup Handicap Field.

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Of $150,000.1st $96,000, 2nd $30,000, 3rd $13,500, 4th $6,000, 5th $3,000, 6th $1,500 GROUP 3
Standard Weight for Age, Apprentices cannot claim.
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Field Limit: 30

1RANGERAdam DurrantMs Lucy Warwick (a)559kg
2SHINING KNIGHTGrant WilliamsPeter Hall659kg
3RESPONDENTAdam DurrantGlenn Smith359kg
4TOWER OF LONHROAdam DurrantJoseph Azzopardi (a)859kg
5ZESTERDaniel MortonMs Jerry Noske (a)459kg
6BASS STRAIT (NZ)Neville ParnhamPaul Harvey159kg
7BALMONT GIRLPaula WaggShaun O’Donnell957kg
8FUCHSIA BANDANADarren McauliffeJarrad Noske257kg
9FANCY FEETShane QuiltyTroy Turner757kg


Apprentice Jake Bayliss has ended a winning drought and posted his first city double which he hopes is the springboard to a successful winter.

Bayliss rode his first winner in more than two months when he guided the Doug Harrison-trained Alrouz to victory in Wednesday’s #Vrcmembers Handicap (2000m) at Flemington.

In a rare midweek meeting staged at Melbourne racing’s premier track, Bayliss backed up that win with a narrow victory on Special Miss in another 2000m race.

Special Miss is trained by the apprentice’s boss Mick Kent.

Bayliss said the city double was a confidence boost for the winter when apprentice riders are usually in demand.

“This is an industry with plenty of apprentices, and doors open and doors close,” Bayliss said.

“Things were drying up a little bit, I wouldn’t say badly, but rides can drop off because there’s no form behind you.

“But with this double today things should really take off hopefully.”

Bayliss was fined $500 a breach of the whip rules aboard Alrouz.

Kent believes if Bayliss, the elder brother of fellow Melbourne apprentice Regan, gets his confidence up he can have a good winter.

“He’s a bit of a confidence kid,” Kent said.

“This is the time for Jake now. He claims three kilos in town and I think he’s one of the better ones going around.

“It was good for him to get back on the board because he hadn’t ridden a winner for a while in town and he needs that to get a bit of momentum now going into the winter.”


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