There have been only eight horses accept for a run in the Group 1 Mackinnon Stakes, which will run at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday November 3, 2012.
Included in the 2012 Mackinnon Stakes final field and barrier draw is Ocean Park, who will be looking to continue his flawless spring campaign in the race.
The four-year-old won the $3 million Cox Plate at Moonee Valley last weekend and will be out to end the spring racing carnival on a high note with another Group 1 win.
Ocean Park has drawn barrier four for the 2012 Mackinnon Stakes and will be ridden by regular jockey Glenn Boss.
The Thorn Park entire is out to claim the elusive Underwood Stakes, Caulfield Stakes, Cox Plate and Mackinnon Stakes quadrella.
Ajax (1938) and So You Think (2010) are the only other horses to have achieved this tremendous feat.
Ocean Park has won seven of his 11 race starts and has earned an incredible $2.6 million in prize money.
Also included in the 2012 Mackinnon Stakes final field and barrier draw is Alcopop.
Alcopop proved his doubters wrong when he surged to the lead in the $2.5 million Caulfield Cup last start, only to be beaten to the line by Dunaden.
The Jeune gelding demonstrated that age is no boundary this spring, with the eight-year-old obviously in top form.
Alcopop has won nine of his 32 race starts and has earned more than $1.08 million in prize money during his horse racing career.
The talented galloper has drawn barrier five for the 2012 Mackinnon Stakes and will be ridden by jockey Craig Williams.
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2012 Mackinnon Stakes Final Field & Barrier Draw
|No||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Hcp Rating|
|1||0x2153x999||WINCHESTER (USA)||John Sadler||Jamie Mott||3||59kg||110|
|2||010x47x490||GLASS HARMONIUM (IRE)||Michael Moroney||Damien Oliver||2||59kg||108|
|3||129×789722||ALCOPOP||Jake Stephens||Craig Williams||5||59kg||108|
|4||21110×8330||DECEMBER DRAW (IRE)||Mark Kavanagh||Michael Rodd||1||59kg||112|
|5||216x023x04||PRAIRIE STAR (FR)||Danny O’Brien||Ben Melham||8||59kg||104|
|6||0x09701704||BACK IN BLACK (NZ)||John Steffert||Michael Walker||7||59kg||89|
|7||21282×1111||OCEAN PARK (NZ)||Gary Hennessy||Glen Boss||4||58.5kg||117|
|8||15116×9706||ZABEELIONAIRE (NZ)||Leon Corstens||Craig Newitt||6||58.5kg||103|