QTC Cup Field – 2016

The Final Field has been released for the 2016 QTC Cup which is to be run at Eagle Farm racecourse on Saturday 11th, June 2016. View the QTC Cup Field.

No Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight
1 STRATUM STAR Darren Weir Brad Rawiller 3 59kg
2 TARGET IN SIGHT Joseph Pride James McDonald 1 56kg
3 THAT’S A GOOD IDEA Peter & Paul Snowden Tye Angland 8 56kg
4 SNIPPETS LAND Peter & Paul Snowden Kerrin McEvoy 9 55kg
5 STEEL ZIP Pat Duff Jeff Lloyd 19 54kg
6 PERFECT FIT (NZ) Ken & Bev Kelso Michael Coleman 11 53kg
7 SULTRY FEELING James Cummings 6 53kg
8 ELOPING Peter Robl Ms Tegan Harrison 15 53kg
9 DANISH TWIST Kris Lees 7 53kg
10 FEDERAL John O’Shea Sam Clipperton 10 53kg
11 SPILL THE BEANS Gerald Ryan Tim Clark 16 53kg
12 ECHO GAL Gai Waterhouse Joao Moreira 4 53kg
13 I AM ZELADY Joseph Pride 17 53kg
14 TIMELESS PRINCE Tony Newing 2 53kg
15 MISS COVER GIRL Kelly Schweida 5 53kg
16e TRUBIA Michael Lakey 18 53kg
17e TADDEI TONDO Gerard Moloney 12 53kg
18e LE CORDON BLEU Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 13 53kg
19e TAN TAT DIAMOND Steven O’dea 14 53kg
20e LIBERATION Barry Lockwood 20 53kg


New Zealand jockey Rosie Myers has made a low-key return to Queensland with the Brisbane Cup on her mind.

Myers will partner Benzini in Saturday’s Cup after riding him to third in the Group Three Premier’s Cup at Doomben two weeks ago.

She has since spent most of her time in Brisbane helping with the preparation of Benzini ahead of his Group Two assignment at Eagle Farm.

Benzini was an entry but not an acceptor for the eventually washed out Eagle Farm Cup on Saturday but Myers said the gelding was primed for the Brisbane Cup thanks to his Doomben run.

“He was entered for the Eagle Farm Cup as a precaution but it wasn’t planned he run. His effort in the Premier’s Cup was a great Brisbane Cup pointer,” Myers said.

She has won five races on Benzini but missed the Auckland Cup ride on the gelding when she injured a leg and spent several weeks on the sidelines.

Myers was reunited with Benzini when he was second in the Canterbury Gold Cup at Riccarton on April 23.

The winner of 10 races, Benzini is trained by kiwis Adrian and Harry Bull who have had several top horses including the Group One winning sprinter-miler Nashville.

“Adrian and Harry do a very good job with their team and Benzini is a most consistent horse,” Myers said.

A multiple Group One winning jockey Myers had a successful stint in Brisbane when she was indentured to Kelso Wood.

She returned to New Zealand to be with her partner William Fell who runs Goodwood Stud.

Myers is hoping to pick up some other rides on the 10-race Eagle Farm card and will keep her eye in with two rides for trainer Paul Duncan at Doomben on Wednesday.

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