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October 24, 2012

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Moonee Valley Gold Cup 2012 – Final Field and Barrier Draw

A strong field has been announced for the Group 2 2012 Moonee Valley Gold Cup (2500m) which will take place on Cox Plate day at Moonee Valley this weekend.

Ironstein

Ironstein is chasing his first win of the spring in Saturday's Moonee Valley Gold Cup

Otherwise known as the Drake International Cup, eleven horses will contest the event including Gerald Ryan-trained veteran Ironstein.

The seven-year-old who has won eight times from 44 starts has threatened without breaking through so far this spring, showing promise in four starts.

After finishing fourth first-up at Rosehill he has since run fifth in the Kingston Town Stakes, third in the JRA Cup and fourth in the Herbert Power Stakes.

Only one horse in the field has recorded victory so far this spring, with Bart Cummings’ precedence winning the Adapt Australia Handicap at Moonee Valley last month.

But the seven-year-old has not shown anything since the win, finishing 10th in the JRA Cup and sixth in the Herbert Power Stakes.

A horse who will appreciate the step up to 2500 metres is the Peter Moody-trained Vatuvei who won the VRC St Leger (2800m) in April.

He finished third in the Gold Nugget at Ballarat last month but struggled in the Cranbourne Cup when finishing eight lengths off the pace in fifth.

Shenzhou Steeds signalled plenty of promise during a winter campaign in Queensland when winning the Ipswich Cup and Caloundra Cup but has failed to show similar form this spring and is so far unplaced from three starts.

Other runners in the Moonee Valley Gold Cup include Metropolitan third placegetter Reuben Percival and the Luca Cumani-trained Ibicenco.

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Moonee Valley Gold Cup 2012 – Final Field and Barrier Draw

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 9x6908x900 UNUSUAL SUSPECT (USA) Michael Kent Brad Rawiller 3 58kg 103
2 74277×4106 PRECEDENCE (NZ) Bart Cummings James McDonald 9 57kg 104
3 55121×0795 RIALYA Lloyd Kennewell Damien Oliver 8 57kg 99
4 08230×4534 IRONSTEIN Gerald Ryan Brenton Avdulla 5 56.5kg 101
5 x91611x648 SHENZHOU STEEDS (NZ) Michael Moroney Kerrin McEvoy 7 56.5kg 100
6 41x089x300 MOUDRE Ciaron Maher Craig Williams 4 56kg 103
7 521315×539 REUBEN PERCIVAL (NZ) Gai Waterhouse Nash Rawiller 10 56kg 98
8 8x32x42x7x IBICENCO (GER) Luca Cumani Craig Newitt 6 55kg 100
9 38x5x00074 MIDAS TOUCH (GB) Robert Hickmott Hugh Bowman 11 55kg 105
10 403164×920 FICTIONAL ACCOUNT (IRE) David Hayes Chad Schofield (a) 1 54.5kg 95
11 583125×038 VATUVEI Peter G Moody Luke Nolen 2 54kg 82

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