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October 29, 2012

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Excluded Heads 2012 Bendigo Cup Field

Lloyd Williams-owned stayer Excluded heads a 14-horse field for Wednesday’s Listed $250,000 2012 Bendigo Cup (2400m) for which he will carry the topweight of 58kg.


Excluded heads the field for Wednesday's Bendigo Cup

The five-year-old remains in the acceptances for the 2012 Melbourne Cup but even a dominant victory is unlikely to see him receive enough of a penalty to make the field.

A son of High Chaparral, Excluded has been in impressive form his spring, winning two lower-level races before an eighth-placed glitch in the Group 3 JRA Cup (2040m) was redeemed with a runner-up finish behind Shahwardi in the Group 2 Herbert Power Stakes (2400m).

He is one of two horses in the Bendigo Cup field still vying for a Melbourne Cup berth, with the other Queensland gelding Spechenka.

But the seven-year-old will have to show a remarkable turnaround from his last start to have an impact on Wednesday, having been beaten 11 lengths when 13th in the City Tattersalls Club Cup at Randwick.

A Group 3 winner over the Melbourne Cup distance of 3200 metres, Spechenka is also unlikely to make the Melbourne Cup field in what is his second crack at qualification.

The Ben Ahrens-trained gelding was unplaced in the Geeldong Cup and Lexus Stakes last year.

The horse with the best lead-up form heading into the Bendigo Cup is another from Team Williams, Practiced.

An emerging stayer by Encosta De Lago, Practiced has finished in the top two in all four of his spring starts but faces a step up in class at Bendigo.

Also in the field is nine-year-old Group 1 winner Fiumicino who showed he still may have some good racing left when finishing fourth in the Tattersall’s Club Cup.

The Zabeel gelding has won two Group 1 races and amassed nearly $3 million in prizemoney.

Others contesting the Bendigo Cup include William Smart’s Silent Surround and Adelaide gelding Heaven’s Riches.

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Bendigo Cup 2012 – Final Field and Barrier Draw

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 22x6x51182 EXCLUDED (NZ) Robert Hickmott TBA 8 58kg 98
2 00x9000x67 BOOM ’N’ ZOOM Ken Keys Nicholas Hall 7 55kg 92
3 0438×90974 FIUMICINO (NZ) Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes TBA 13 55kg 92
4 2084187520 SPECHENKA Ben Ahrens Steven King 5 55kg 92
5 42×5021085 SILENT SURROUND William Smart Damien Oliver 3 54.5kg 93
6 0x21336324 SKY RAIDER Tony McEvoy Matthew Neilson 10 54.5kg 89
7 5618272×09 MAYTHEHORSEBEMAGIC (NZ) Michael Moroney Kerrin McEvoy 4 54.5kg 89
8 24157×0730 MISS WITH ATTITUDE Mick Price Craig Newitt 9 54.5kg 86
9 22x114x512 PUISSANCE DE LUNE (IRE) Darren Weir TBA 14 54.5kg 84
10 90188×0950 HEAVEN’S RICHES Robbie Laing Dean Holland 11 54.5kg 80
11 x1662x1221 PRACTICED Robert Hickmott TBA 1 54.5kg 78
12 6005318118 DIAMONDS AT NOON Bill Cerchi Dean Yendall 2 54.5kg 74
13 418×695934 ZUMA ROC Neil Walsh Andrew Mallyon 6 54.5kg 68
14 3213232744 FANTASTIC PORSCHA John Symons & Sheila Laxon Vlad Duric 12 54.5kg 65

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