Saturday’s 2010 Oakleigh Plate Preview

The highly anticipated Blue Diamond Stakes Day is due to take place this Saturday at Caulfield Racecourse as the next exciting meeting of the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival. Aside from the $1million Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes the other headline race of the day will be the $400, 000 Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m).

13 star sprinters are engaged to start in the 2010 Oakleigh Plate including four entries by leading trainer Peter Moody.

Moody has Wanted (barrier 3), Headway (barrier 4), Avenue (barrier 12) and Tickets (barrier 13) all aiming at the Group 1 win.

Wanted looks his strongest chance and is currently installed as equal favourite at $5 with the Tony Vasil-trained Lucky Secret (barrier 8) for the Oakleigh Plate.

Other fancied runners include last start Group 3 Rubiton Stakes victory Here De Angels in barrier 5 and Starspangledbanner (barrier 6), both sitting as equal second elects at $6.50.

Follow this link for more information and to keep up to date with all the latest news on the 2010 Oakleigh Plate, which will run as race eight at Caulfield on Saturday.

Sportingbet Oakleigh Plate Final Field & Barrier Draw:

#

Horse

Trainer

Jockey

Br.

Weight (kg)

1
WEEKEND HUSSLER
Ross McDonald Brad Rawiller 11 58.5
2
LUCKY SECRET
Tony Vasil Damien Oliver 8 55
3
HERE DE ANGELS
Mark Kavanagh Michael Rodd 5 54
4
EAGLE FALLS
David Hayes Brett Prebble 9 52.5
5
SWIFT ALLIANCE
Gai Waterhouse Steven King 1 52.5
6
STARSPANGLEDBANNER
Leo Corstens Danny Nikolic 6 52
7
WANTED
Peter G Moody Luke Nolen 3 52
8
HEADWAY
Peter G Moody Craig Newitt 4 52
9
GRAN SASSO
Mick Price Chris Symons 10 52
10
GRAND DUELS
Byron Cozamanis Daniel Ganderton 2 52
11
ARINOS
David Jolly James Winks 7 52
12
AVENUE
Peter G Moody Craig Williams 12 52
13
TICKETS
Peter G Moody Stathi Katsidis 13 52