Field and Barriers – 2012 Gimcrack Stakes

The 2012 Gimcrack Stakes will take place at Perth’s Ascot Racecourse this Saturday and plenty of promising young fillies were today named in a 13-horse field for the Listed $80,000 race.

Among those is Miss Solis who remains unbeaten from three starts and is coming off an impressive one length victory in the Listed Supremacy Stakes on March 3.

Miss Solis is trained by Simon Miller and she is not the only unbeaten runner the Perth trainer has in the race.

Darlington Abbey will run from barrier two and is will be looking to continue her winning ways after the Magic Millions Perth 2YO Classic in January.

Lindsey Smith trained Fuddle Dee Duddle is one of the more experienced fillies in the field, having had four race starts.

She has scored victories in two of those outings including a one length win in the Advanced Hot Water and Air Plate last start.

Sky Princess has only had one start but the Joe Byrne trained filly scored victory in her debut race in the Westspeed Plate at Ascot on March 7.

She has drawn barrier nine for the 1100 metre sprint and will be ridden by young jockey Kyra Yuill.

Another horse fresh from a victory is the Neville Parnham trained Bippo No Bungus who will run from the inside barrier on Saturday.

Other horses today named in the field are Keep Faith, Vonlenska and Novadarl.

The 2012 Gimcrack Stakes is one of four Listed races that will take place at Ascot this Saturday.

The other Listed races on the eight-race card are are the W.A.T.C Stakes, Perth Stakes and the Natasha Stakes which should hold for a quality day of racing in the nation’s West.

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2012 Gimcrack Stakes – Final Field and Barrier Draw

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight
1 11 DARLINGTON ABBEY Simon A Miller Paul Harvey 2 56.5kg
2 11X1 MISS SOLIS Simon A Miller Patrick Carbery 5 56.5kg
3 21X01 FUDDLE DEE DUDDLE Lindsey Smith Glenn Smith 7 56.5kg
4 14 PLAYHOUSE THEATRE Bob McPherson Troy Turner 6 55.5kg
5 481X KEEP FATH Neville Parnham Brad Parnham 8 55.5kg
6 4X1 THE DANEHILL ROSE Bob McPherson Shaun Meeres 13 55.5kg
7 2 VONLENSKA Darren Mcauliffe Jason Whiting 12 54kg
8 13 SECRET SCANDAL Daniel Morton William Pike 3 54kg
9 1 SKY PRINCESS Joe Byrne Ms Kyra Yuill (a) 9 54kg
10 714 UNPRETENTIOUS LASS Damian Winn TBA 4 54kg
11 61 BIPPO NO BUNGUS Neville Parnham Steven Parnham 1 54kg
12 3 RUBACUORI Lou Luciani & Dion Luciani Jason Brown 11 54kg
13 3 NOVADARL Todd Harvey Clint Harvey 10 54kg