Kiwi Stayers Headline N E Manion Cup 2012 Field

March 28, 2012

Kiwi Stayers Headline N E Manion Cup 2012 Field

Two New Zealand geldings headline a 12-horse field of stayers that will contest the 2012 N E Manion Cup (2400m) at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday.

Their country of origin is not all Herculian Prince and Precedence have in common, with both having high profile Australian trainers and both set to carry the top weight of 58.5kg into Saturday’s Listed event.

Precedence

Precedence is one the top chances in the N E Manion Cup

Trained by the well-know Gai Waterhouse, Herculian Prince will be looking to build on the form that saw him run second in his last start in the Randwick City Stakes.

He will have to overcome a wide barrier draw (10) but one thing that won’t be a problem is the distance.

The six-year-old has raced numerous times over 2400 metres and recorded victory once at the length.

Precedence is has received a far more favourable barrier draw (4) and the Bart Cummings trained horse is coming off a reasonable fourth-place effort in the Australian Cup.

The Australian Cup result was a promising sign for the six-year-old who had previously failed to impress in two other starts in 2012.

They are not the only international horses in the field with Sydney trainer Chris Waller entering Irish six-year-old Stand To Gain and British geldings Permit and Merchandise.

Stand To Gain won the Group 1 Sydney Cup last April but has failed to impress since then and will be looking to bounce back from a disastrous last-place finish in the Parramatta Cup.

Making his job more difficult on Saturday is his barrier draw after today receiving the second widest start of the field (11).

Five-year-old Permit has been in better form and backed up some promising early season races with a third-place effort behind Maules Creek and Herculian Prince in the Randwick City Stakes.

One of the local horses who may challenge the international chances in th2 N E Manion Cup is Gai Waterhouse trained mare Older Than Time.

The 2011 Melbourne Cup runner has been in promising form this year with consecutive third-place finishes in the Millie Fox Stakes and the Aspiration Quality.

The N E Manion Cup will run as the eighth race on an exciting Rosehill card that is highlighted by the Group 1 Rosehill Guineas.

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2012 N E Manion Cup – Final Field and Barrier Draw

No. Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 7X0000X452 HERCULIAN PRINCE (NZ) Gai Waterhouse Nash Rawiller 10 58.5kg 105
2 670090X874 PRECEDENCE (NZ) Bart Cummings Michael Rodd 4 58.5kg 105
3 301X0400X8 STAND TO GAIN (IRE) Chris Waller Dwayne Dunn 11 56kg 100
4 X065300X33 OLDER THAN TIME Gai Waterhouse Peter Robl 9 54kg 100
5 X803456X09 SHOWCAUSE Frank Ritchie Luke Nolen 8 54kg 96
6 003X0054X6 SOLID BILLING Craig Ritchie Jay Ford 2 54kg 95
7 0005X21133 PERMIT (GB) Chris Waller Hugh Bowman 12 54kg 88
8 X125222X67 NEXTANIX Kerry Parker Jeff Penza 7 54kg 85
9 408X061422 JIMMY FORTUNES Michael Clout Corey Brown 6 54kg 84
10 X152122135 COLISEO Norm Gardner Damien Oliver 3 54kg 83
11 22X09X1481 KINNERSLEY Gai Waterhouse Tommy Berry 5 54kg 80
12 11X361X784 MERCHANDISE (GB) Chris Waller Jim Cassidy 1 54kg 76

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