TAB Rewards Stakes Field – 2016

The Final Field has been released for the 2016 TAB Rewards Stakes which is to be run at Flemington on Saturday 5th, March 2016 at 3:10PM. View the TAB Rewards Stakes Field.


No Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight
1 LEEBAZ (NZ) Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Dwayne Dunn 10 58.5kg
2 PUCCINI (NZ) Darren Weir Mark Zahra 3 58kg
3 RED BOMBER David Hayes & Tom Dabernig Damian Lane 5 57.5kg
4 BURNING FRONT Darren Weir Brad Rawiller 4 57kg
5 BIG MEMORY (FR) Tony McEvoy Damien Oliver 6 56.5kg
6 DAN ZEPHYR Pat Carey Michael Dee (a) 1 54kg
7 MIGHTY LIKE Mick Price Craig Newitt 7 54kg
8 ZEBRINZ Leon & Troy Corstens Ben Melham 9 54kg
9 HENWOOD (NZ) John Sadler Glen Boss 8 54kg
10 GENERAL GROOVE Leon & Troy Corstens Stephen Baster 2 54kg



Another Valley and Ever So Natural have booked their tickets to the $400,000 Country Championship at Randwick by running one-two in the Taree heat of the series.

Prepared by veteran trainer Bob Milligan and ridden by Grant Buckley, Another Valley ($12) wore down the leaders to claim Ever So Natural ($7) by 1-1/2 lengths in Sunday’s qualifier.

Ever So Natural’s trainer Cliff Bashford also had the $2.20 race favourite Ocean Grand who beat just one runner home.

Milligan’s son Glenn said Another Valley had earned a chance at the final.

“If we got beaten today she was going to the paddock but you’ve got to have a crack when the money’s there,” Milligan told Sky Thoroughbred Central.

“I was a bit worried when she was tardy away but she’s just getting better and better.

“She is only a baby being a three-year-old.”

The Taree qualifiers join Saturday’s Wagga winner Steakandbearnaise and runner-up Mitchell Road.

Steakandbearnaise is trained by Brett Cavanough at Albury while Mitchell Road is from Chris Heywood’s Wagga stable.

The final is at Randwick on April 2.

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