The Final Field has been released for the 2016 Ken Howard Cup which is to be run at Coffs Harbour racecourse on Thursday 4th, August 2016. View the Ken Howard Cup Field.
|1||EGYPTIAN RULER||Ken Lantry||Ms Rachel King (a1.5/50kg)||14||60kg|
|2||ANTON EN AVANT||Stephen Lee||Jim Byrne||12||56.5kg|
|3||LUCKY IMA CUGAT||Steve Hodge||Serg Lisnyy||15||55kg|
|4||KINGSTON TIME||Paul Grills||Ms Jodi Worley (a0/52kg)||16||54.5kg|
|5||SHADOW REIN||Terry Walshe||Andrew Gibbons||5||54kg|
|6||LONELY ORPHAN||Lesley Jeffriess||Darren Jones||1||54kg|
|7||STANDOUBT||Nick Olive||Ben Looker||6||54kg|
|8||KASHARN||Con Karakatsanis||Peter Graham||3||54kg|
|9||CHAOS (NZ)||Terry Evans||Allan Chau||7||54kg|
|10||GOLDEN MELODY||Margaret De Gonneville||Scott Thurlow||9||54kg|
|11||LORD ZOF||Reginald Wilkes||Jason Taylor||4||54kg|
|12||TOWKASH (NZ)||John Shelton||Matthew Paget||2||54kg|
|13||ZUCCHERINA||Sally Taylor||Robert Thompson||8||54kg|
|14||SOUND WORLD||Peter Youngberry||Matthew Bennett||10||54kg|
|15e||SANDY WATERS||George Woodward||11||54kg|
Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien has 12 of the 28 international nomations for this year’s Caulfield Cup.
O’Brien has nominated Lloyd Williams-owned pair Order Of St George and Bondi Beach as well as English and Irish Derby placegetter Idaho for the $3 million race at Caulfield on October 15.
English trainer Ed Dunlop has nominated Caulfield Cup placegetter Trip To Paris, while premier Victorian trainer Darren Weir’s 17 nominations include Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance and former Japanese stayer Tosen Stardom.
In the Cox Plate there are 22 international entries including the three horses invited by Moonee Valley Racing Club, the O’Brien-trained Highland Reel, French-trained Vadamos and Godolphin’s Tryster, a Group One winner in Dubai.
Last year’s winner Winx headlines the nominations for the race at Moonee Valley on October 22, with Victoria Derby winner Tarzino and Queen Elizabeth Stakes winner Lucia Valentia also entered.
All up there are 170 nominations for the Caulfield Cup, the world’s richest 2400m handicap and 157 entries for the Cox Plate.