The final field and barrier draw has been announced for the Group 2 Danehill Stakes, which will take place at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday September 7, 2013.
A total of 17 horses have accepted for a spot in the 20 horse field, including Romantic Touch.
Romantic Touch has won three of his five race starts and has earned more than $365,000 in prize money during his career.
The three-year-old will be returning for the spring racing carnival in the 2013 Danehill Stakes after a winter spell.
Romantic Touch won his last start in the Group 1 JJ Atkins at Eagle Farm in June, despite having no Black Type experience prior to the race.
The Northern Meteor gelding is making his way towards the Group 1 Caulfield Guineas on October 12, 2013, and will be hoping to start his career on a high in the 2013 Danehill Stakes.
Romantic Touch has drawn the widest barrier of 17 for the 2013 Danehill Stakes and will be ridden by jockey Glen Boss.
Safeguard is also amongst the 2013 Danehill Stakes final field and barrier draw.
The Exceed And Excel colt is currently unbeaten, having won all three of his race starts and having accrued more than $205,000 in prize money.
Safeguard won his first-up start of the spring in the Group 3 Vain Stakes at Caulfield Racecourse on August 17, and will be looking to do the same in the 2013 Danehill Stakes.
The Peter Snowden-trained colt has drawn barrier seven for the race and will be ridden by jockey Craig Williams.
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2013 Danehill Stakes Final Field & Barrier Draw
|No||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Hcp Rating|
|1||5x7111x||ROMANTIC TOUCH||Gai Waterhouse||Glen Boss||17||57kg||89|
|2||1x1x1||SAFEGUARD||Peter Snowden||Craig Williams||7||56kg||91|
|3||5x6213x2||CHURCHILL DANCER||David Hayes||Stephen Baster||16||56kg||70|
|4||111x28x||WHISKEY ALLROUND||Tony Gollan||James McDonald||3||55kg||82|
|5||1x34867x||CHARLIE BOY||Gerald Ryan||Michael Rodd||5||55kg||70|
|6||8411x||POLANSKI||Robbie Laing||Dean Yendall||6||55kg||73|
|7||20x1152x||THE BOWLER||Tony Vasil||Mark Zahra||4||55kg||73|
|8||11458x||HOOKED||John P Thompson||Chris Symons||1||55kg||70|
|9||23×213||THERMAL CURRENT||Peter G Moody||Daniel Stackhouse||11||55kg||68|
|10||1×1||ECLAIR BIG BANG (NZ)||Phillip Stokes||Dom Tourneur||10||55kg||72|
|11||13||HILL SPY||Robert Smerdon||Ben Melham||14||55kg||68|
|12||17×4||IL CAVALLO||Peter G Moody||Luke Nolen||15||55kg||68|
|13||6×481||THIS IS WAR||Shawn Mathrick||Dwayne Dunn||9||55kg||61|
|14||1||LONGMA||Mick Price||Craig Newitt||2||55kg||64|
|15||5x61129x||SCANDIVA||Anthony Cummings||James Winks||8||54kg||88|
|16||1×1||KISS A ROSE||Peter G Moody||Vlad Duric||12||53.5kg||80|
|17||14×11||GREGERS||David Hayes||Chad Schofield (a)||13||53kg||80|