Final Field & Barrier Draw – 2012 Geelong Cup

October 22nd, 2012

The final field and barrier draw has been released for the 2012 Geelong Cup, which is due to run this Wednesday October 24, 2012, at Geelong Racecourse.

Just seven horses have accepted for the 2012 Geelong Cup, including Gatewood.

Each horse will be looking to gain entry into the $6 million Melbourne Cup on November 3, 2012, with a 2012 Geelong Cup race win.

Gatewood has won four of his eight race starts and has earned more than $100,000 in prize money.

The Galileo entire has had just one start since arriving in Australia from Great Britain  finishing seventh in the Group 2 Herbert Power Stakes at Caulfield on October 13.

The four-year-old was the second emergency for the 2012 Caulfield Cup last weekend, however, failed to make the 18 horse field.

Gatewood is also nominated for the Moonee Valley Cup at Moonee Valley Racecourse this Saturday October 27, 2012.

The galloper has drawn barrier three for the 2012 Geelong Cup and will be ridden by jockey Glen Boss.

Also included in the 2012 Geelong Cup final field and barrier draw is Maluckyday.

Maluckyday has drawn barrier three for the 2012 Geelong Cup and will be ridden by jockey Jim Cassidy in the race.

The six-year-old failed to make the field entirely for the Caulfield Cup last Saturday and will be out to win the 2012 Geelong Cup ahead of a desired Melbourne Cup run.

Maluckyday has won five of his 16 race starts and has earned more than $1.3 million in prize money during his career.

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2012 Geelong Cup Final Field & Barrier Draw

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 x447x8x802 MALUCKYDAY (NZ) Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Jim Cassidy 3 58.5kg 107
2 441x53521x TAC DE BOISTRON (FR) Michael Kent Corey Brown 5 58.5kg 107
3 38x24x622x BRIGANTIN (USA) Andre Fabre Umberto Rispoli 1 57.5kg 105
4 214×111327 GATEWOOD (GB) John Gosden Glen Boss 7 55.5kg 101
5 x00021x233 EXCEPTIONALLY (NZ) Terry & Karina O’Sullivan Dean Yendall 6 54kg 98
6 x1117x2311 CHATEAU MARGAUX Peter G Moody Luke Nolen 2 54kg 93
7 90×0970170 BACK IN BLACK (NZ) John Steffert Craig Newitt 4 54kg 89