Moonee Valley Gold Cup Field – 2015

The Final Field has been released for the 2015 Moonee Valley Gold Cup which is to be run at Moonee Valley on Saturday 24th, October 2015 at 3:35PM. View the Moonee Valley Gold Cup Field.

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Race 6 – 3:35PM Melbourne Signage Concepts Moonee Valley Gold Cup (2500 METRES)
Of $250,000.1st $150,000, 2nd $45,000, 3rd $22,500, 4th $11,250, 5th $6,250, 6th $5,000, 7th $5,000, 8th $5,000 GROUP 2
Set Weights plus Penalties, Four-Years-Old and Upwards, Apprentices cannot claim.

Field Limit: 14 + 4 EM


1PRECEDENCE (NZ)James CummingsCraig Williams857kg
2BIG MEMORY (FR)Tony McEvoyNash Rawiller357kg
3PRINCE OF PENZANCE (NZ)Darren WeirMs Michelle Payne457kg
4ESCADOMatt LaurieBen Melham956.5kg
5TAIYOODarren WeirMark Zahra1056.5kg
7THE UNITED STATES (IRE)Robert HickmottHugh Bowman656kg
8BOLD SNIPER (GB)David Hayes & Tom DabernigJames McDonald755kg
9LET’S MAKE ADEALNigel BlackistonDom Tourneur554.5kg
10BONDEIGERDanny O’BrienJames Winks253kg
11BOHEMIAN LILY (NZ)Gai WaterhouseKerrin McEvoy1153kg


Dandino is one of 13 horses looking to enhance their prospects of a Melbourne Cup start with victory in the Geelong Cup.

The Darren Weir-trained Dandino will pass the first ballot clause if successful in Wednesday’s 2400m race.

Second behind Fawkner in the 2013 Caulfield Cup, Dandino is the $3.40 favourite at Geelong after finishing fourth in the Turnbull Stakes at Flemington on October 4.

Dandino ran fifth to Fiorente in the 2013 Melbourne Cup while injury robbed him of his chance in the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups last year.

While a Geelong Cup win will get Dandino past the first ballot clause he will need a penalty to force his way further up the Melbourne Cup ballot order.

European visitor and Geelong Cup topweight, Quest For More, is 26th in the order of entry for the Melbourne Cup which has a maximum field of 24.

Media Puzzle (2002), Americain (2010) and Dunaden (2011) are recent foreign raiders to win the Geelong-Melbourne Cup double.

De Little Engine, Don Doremo and Ethiopia need to win the Geelong Cup to pass the first ballot clause.

Other runners at Geelong entered for the Melbourne Cup are Sertorius, Almoonqith, Guardini, Bonfire, Renew, Maygrove, Orbec and Kapour.

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