2009 Sandown Classic Final Field & Barrier Draw

The final field and barrier draw for this Saturday?s Group 2 TMB Printing Sandown Classic (2400m) has been announced, with defending champion for the last two years, Zipping, looking on track to completing a hat-trick with in-form hoop Michael Rodd aboard.

A ten horse field will contest the $350 000 feature including fourth placegetter in the Melbourne Cup Master O?Reilly (Barrier 5), Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes winner Scenic Shot (Barrier 1) and up-and-coming galloper, Mark Kavanagh?s Raffaello (Barrier 8).

Three quality mares are also set to take on the Classic challenge, five-year-old Zarita (Barrier 2), Miss Maren (Barrier 9) and the strong running Purple (Barrier 6) trained by Peter Snowden.

No

Horse

Trainer

Jockey

Barrier

Weight

Handicapper Rating

1
MASTER O’REILLY (NZ)
Danny O’Brien Nash Rawiller 5 59 110
2
ZIPPING
Robert Hickmott Michael Rodd 10 59 114
3
SCENIC SHOT
Daniel Morton Shane Scriven 1 59 115
4
C’EST LA GUERRE (NZ)
Robert Hickmott Nicholas Hall 4 59 110
5
ICE CHARIOT
Ricky Maund Dean Yendall 3 59 102
6
RAFFAELLO
Mark Kavanagh Damien Oliver 8 59 104
7
ZARITA (NZ)
Pat Hyland Steven Arnold 2 57 106
8
MISS MAREN (NZ)
Mick Price Craig Newitt 9 57 107
9
PURPLE
Peter Snowden Kerrin McEvoy 6 56 108
10
MISS DARCEY
Anthony Cummings Mark Zahra 7 56 95