2010 Queen’s Cup Field, Barriers & Betting

The 2010 Emirates Stakes Day is set to take place as the final Flemington Melbourne Cup Carnival meeting tomorrow, and as part of the action the $250,000 Group 3 Queen’s Cup (2600m) will run as Race 8 at 4:25pm (AEDST).

The 2010 Queen’s Cup final field features a capacity 16 runners plus one emergency, with one time favourite for the Caulfield Cup Moudre the red hot favourite to win.

The Ciaron Maher-trained five-year-old was balloted out of the Caulfield Cup earlier this spring after a number of unlucky runs.

They have still been very strong and come into this on the back of some excellent form including second to this year’s Melbourne Cup winner Americain in the Geelong Cup and a gallant fourth place finish to Melbourne Cup runner-up Maluckyday in The Lexus Stakes.

Moudre has come up trumps with barrier one for Saturday and looks hard to beat.

A number of other top spring contenders looking for glory in the Queen’s Cup after failing to get into the major features this spring include the Luca Cumani-trained Drunken Sailor, Godolphin’s Eastern Aria, the Bart Cummings-trained Faint Perfume and Lee Freedman’s Above Average.

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2010 Queen’s Cup Field, Barriers & Weights

# Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight (kg) Hcp. Rating
1 DRUNKEN SAILOR (IRE) Luca Cumani Mark Zahra 12 57 107
2 NO WINE NO SONG Kevin Moses Hugh Bowman 5 57 107
3 CAPECOVER (NZ) Patrick Payne Michelle Payne 16 56 103
4 EASTERN ARIA (UAE) Mark Johnston Kerrin McEvoy 8 56 109
5 FAINT PERFUME Bart Cummings Michael Rodd 15 55.5 108
6 ABOVE AVERAGE (IRE) Lee Freedman Corey Brown 6 55 101
7 MOUDRE Ciaron Maher Craig Williams 1 55 101
8 DREAM PEDLAR Troy Blacker Glyn Schofield 7 53.5 98
9 THE FUZZ (NZ) David Hayes Dean Yendall 14 53.5 98
10 PERSIAN STAR Robert Smerdon Glen Boss 9 53.5 97
11 EXCEPTIONALLY (NZ) Terry & Karina O’Sullivan Danny Nikolic 17 53.5 95
12 MR CHARLIE (NZ) Peter G Moody Dwayne Dunn 11 53.5 95
13 MISS DARCEY Anthony Cummings Michael Walker 2 53.5 94
14 MY BENTLEY (NZ) Michael Kent Craig Newitt 10 53.5 92
15 ROWLAND Robbie Laing Nicholas Hall 4 53.5 77
16 SEA GALLEON Colin & Cindy Alderson Ben Melham 3 53.5 70
17e GALIZANI John P Thompson James Winks 13 53.5 68