Mornington Cup Prelude nominations – 2016

View the nominations for the 2016 Mornington Cup Prelude. The Mornington Cup Prelude will be run on Saturday 27th February at Caulfield racecourse.

Horse Sex Age Trainer
1 ASSIGN (IRE) G 5 Robert Hickmott
2 BASS STRAIT (NZ) G 6 Neville Parnham
3 BONFIRE (GB) G 7 Gai Waterhouse
4 EXTRA ZERO G 9 David Hayes & Tom Dabernig
5 GOOD VALUE G 9 Michael Kent
6 KAREEMING G 5 Pat Carey
7 KOROIBETE G 5 Peter G Moody
8 MAGNUS SLIPPER M 5 Carlo Vidotto
9 MANNDAWI (FR) G 6 Darren Weir
10 RADICAL G 4 Peter G Moody
11 TASHBEEH H 4 David Hayes & Tom Dabernig
12 TEARS OF JOY M 4 Mark Kavanagh
13 TOM MELBOURNE (IRE) G 5 Lee & Anthony Freedman
14 TUCANO (IRE) H 5 Ciaron Maher
15 TUSCAN FIRE G 9 Dan O’Sullivan
16 WALES H 6 Richard Laming
17 WEXFORD TOWN (IRE) G 5 Robert Hickmott


Weights for the $3 million Doncaster Mile will be released on Monday with a reduced minimum handicap of 49kg for three-year-olds.

Racing NSW brought the minimum down one kilogram to ensure a greater spread of weights for races with a minimum topweight of 58kg.

The Chris Waller-trained pair of Winx and Press Statement are the equal $6 favourites for the Doncaster, the world’s richest 1600m handicap.

Waller won his fifth Doncaster last year with three-year-old Kermadec who carried 51kg with his stablemate, dual winner Sacred Falls, ninth under 58kg.

Sydney Cup weights will also be released on Monday with the Waller-trained Who Shot Thebarman sharing $8 favouritism with the John Sargent-trained Gust Of Wind, the last horse to beat Winx which she did in the ATC Oaks.

* All Offers and Promotions posted in this article excludes NSW residents.
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