Stradbroke Handicap 2012 Final Field – Sea Siren Draws Well

Stradbroke Handicap 2012 favourite Sea Siren has drawn barrier six for her attempt to complete the third leg of the Brisbane sprint treble after winning the Group 1 BTC Cup and Doomben 10,000.

Sea Siren

Stradbroke favourite Sea Siren has drawn favourably in barrier six

A full field of 18 horses plus five emergencies has been named to contest the Group 1 $1 million feature which stands as the highlight event of the Brisbane Winter Carnival.

Talented filly Sea Siren will have to break a weight-carrying record for three-year-old fillies when she carries 55kg into Saturday’s race but has a favourable barrier on her side unlike Queensland star Buffering.

The Doomben 10,000 runner-up has reportedly returned to full fitness following the stone bruise injury that saw him miss work in the 10,000 lead-up but will have to overcome a wide barrier 18 draw.

Trained by Robert Heathcote, Buffering is still chasing an elusive first Group 1 victory after placing behind Black Caviar and Hay List on a number of occasions.

Also drawing well is promising four-year-old Tiger Tees who will charge out of the gates from barrier 11.

The Joe Pride-trained sprinter has gained a repuation before being able to set a strong early pace and comes into the race on the back of a gritty victory in the Group 3 BRC Sprint.

Tiger Tees will come from one barrier inside Wealth Princess who made a promising return from a two-year injury break when winning the Glenlogan Park Stakes earlier this month.

Tony Gollan-trained Galaxy winner Temple Of Boom drew well in barrier five while half brother Spirit Of Boom will come from barrier 14.

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No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight
1 1462X32312 BUFFERING Robert Heathcote Hugh Bowman 18 58kg
2 613X608193 TEMPLE OF BOOM Tony Gollan Nash Rawiller 5 57kg
3 0X670X6805 HAPPY ZERO Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Dwayne Dunn 10 56kg
4 314030X428 PINWHEEL Peter Snowden 16 56kg
5 5X53102X50 THANKGODYOU’REHERE Patrick & Wayne Webster Damien Oliver 1 55.5kg
6 31112X11 SEA SIREN John O’Shea Jim Cassidy 6 55kg
7 X4387X7435 PHELAN READY Jason McLachlan Glyn Schofield 22 54.5kg
8 111X212X11 TIGER TEES (NZ) Joseph Pride Corey Brown 11 54.5kg
9 9306X50063 TRIPLE ELEGANCE Chris Waller Larry Cassidy 15 54.5kg
10 593911X254 SPIRIT OF BOOM Tony Gollan Ric McMahon 14 54kg
11 6401X20X02 TORIO’S QUEST Brett Partelle Glen Boss 19 54kg
12 460X943161 CELTIC DANCER Noel J Doyle Jason Taylor 8 53.5kg
13 60X014X509 LISTEN SON Tony Gollan Chris Munce 3 53.5kg
14 12363X7229 MID SUMMER MUSIC Peter G Moody Luke Nolen 7 53.5kg
15 5X2702X237 SISTINE ANGEL Andrew Noblet Craig Newitt 17 53kg
16 115X500X54 VARENNA MISS Tony Noonan Jake Noonan (a) 20 53kg
17 2X2132X216 WEALTH PRINCESS (NZ) Darren Weir Michael Walker 12 53kg
18 143X1110X5 SHOPAHOLIC (NZ) Danny O’Brien Jeff Lloyd 23 51.5kg
19e 4032831440 JETSET LAD (NZ) John Wheeler 9 53.5kg
20e 122X1116 PAMPELONNE Tim Martin 13 51.5kg
21e 4X1114X115 MENTAL Peter Snowden 21 51.5kg
22e 111X8X3211 SOLZHENITSYN (NZ) Robert Heathcote 4 53kg
23e 41214X2404 CARRY ME BLUEY Norm Hilton 2 53kg