George Moore Stakes Field 2013 Released

December 4, 2013

George Moore Stakes Field 2013 Released

A capacity field of summer sprinters has been accepted for the 2013 George Moore Stakes in Brisbane this Saturday.

Startsmeup

Startsmeup vies for back-to-back George Moore Stakes wins in Brisbane this weekend. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Kicking off the end-of-season features in Queensland for another summer, the $200,000 Group 3 Rawgroup Hospitality George Moore Stakes (1200m) at Doomben Racecourse has this year drawn a field of 16 starters plus two emergencies.

Heading the George Moore Stakes field and weights with a big 60kg weight allocation is the Noel Mayfield-Smith-trained Famous Seamus.

The Elusive City five-year-old, winner of the Listed Lightning Handicap (1100m) at Randwick in October, comes off a third to Lankan Rupee in the Group 3 Kevin Heffernan Stakes (1200m) from November 16.

There they carried 58.5kg and they are going to need to really improve on that to handle the extra weight on Saturday.

Famous Seamus also suffered a blow in the George Moore Stakes barrier draw having been allocated the far outside gate, 18 into 16.

They are followed in the weights then by Facile Tigre on 58kg who has come up with the inside alley for the weekend.

Due to be ridden by Larry Cassidy the Sunshine Coast-trained Catbird seven-year-old was runner-up in the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) back in February but hasn’t won a race since November of 2011.

The next heaviest weighted on 57kg is then Kelly Doughty’s Morning Captain, one of the top chances in the race drawn in gate eight with Jim Byrne to ride.

Third in this race 12 months ago, the now five-year-old son of Danbird won at Eagle Farm two back over 1300m and ran a nice race last start in the Listed Keith Noud Handicap (1200m) when a half length away third to Better Than Ready.

Also allocated 57kg is the reigning George Moore Stakes winner Startsmeup.

The Danzero gelding won the race last year under the training of Gillian Heinrich but is now prepared by Bruce Hill and is after their first win since.

Last year’s runner-up Phelan Ready is also back for another shot this year.

Jason McLachlan’s frustrating runner though has drawn barrier 17 and is out to break one of racing’s famous droughts not having won since their 2009 Golden Slipper success.

Other top chances that come via good lead-up form meanwhile include the Kelso Wood-trained Keith Noud runner-up Benny’s Buttons (barrier five) and recent Doomben winner Cape Kidnappers for Kelly Schweida in gate seven.

Other notable hopes include consistent seven-year-old Delgao Bolt for Deagon’s James Lyons, the resuming Tony Gollan-trained Gundy Son and Stuart Kendrick’s Doubtfilly in gate two who only ran last weekend when third at the track and distance in a fillies and mares’ black type.

See below for the full George Moore Stakes 2013 field, barriers, jockeys and weights.

Our No. 1 recommended online betting agency Ladbrokes.com.au will open their Brisbane racing odds for Saturday shortly making now the time to sign-up with them and enjoy a bonus $250 bet on the house!

2013 George Moore Stakes Final Field & Barrier Draw

Doomben Race 7 – 4:20pm (AEST) – 07/12/2013

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Br. Wgt. Hcp. Rating
1 51100×6313 FAMOUS SEAMUS (NZ) Noel Mayfield-Smith Tim Clark 18 60kg 106
2 x07x2x0x84 FACILE TIGRE Jason McLachlan Larry Cassidy 1 58kg 102
3 74666×2213 MORNING CAPTAIN Kelly Doughty Jim Byrne 8 57kg 100
4 5x570x3989 STARTSMEUP Bruce W Hill 11 57kg 100
5 x1063122x2 BENNY’S BUTTONS Kelso Wood Michael Cahill 5 55.5kg 97
6 8×12392394 DELAGO BOLT James Lyons Anthony Allen (a) 14 55.5kg 97
7 21x87860x0 FIREBOLT (NZ) Kelso Wood Andrew Spinks 10 55.5kg 97
8 214x52403x GUNDY SON Tony Gollan Ryan Wiggins 13 55.5kg 97
9 37x6970x79 PHELAN READY Jason McLachlan Eddie Wilkinson 17 55kg 96
10 8x48809x35 STEEL ZIP Pat Duff Justin P Stanley 4 55kg 96
11 x252310936 SOMEDAY Kelso Wood Chris Munce 15 54.5kg 95
12 305016×179 LIESELE Liam Birchley Glen Colless 3 54kg 97
13 13417x9x57 AUDACIOUS SPIRIT Gillian Heinrich Timothy Bell 16 54kg 94
14 x21x121x12 CAPE KIDNAPPERS Kelly Schweida Ric McMahon 7 54kg 94
15 4810301×53 DOUBTFILLY Stuart Kendrick 2 54kg 94
16 3344×11418 ROCKET TO GLORY Tony Gollan 12 54kg 93
17e 10x5833D5x LUCKY HUSSLER Kent Fleming Jason Taylor 6 54kg 89.5
18e x5390x4x42 BLAKEY BOY Michael J Morris Jackson Morris 9 54kg

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2018 © Racing Australia Pty Ltd (RA) (and other parties working with it).
Racing materials, including fields, form and results, is subject to copyright which is owned by RA and other parties working with it. Full copyright notice.

Spring Racing

All Aged to The Everest 2018 f...

2018 TJ Smith Stakes Grand Fin...

2018 TJ Smith Stakes Grand Final for The Everest Bound Redzel

Inaugural The Everest champion Redzel has been specifically set for an autumn...

Daysee Doom Heads 2018 Emancip...

Daysee Doom Heads 2018 Emancipation Stakes Field & Betting

Ron Quinton’s flying five-year-old Daysee Doom is tipped as the mare to beat...

Winx To Climb The Everest 2018...

Winx To Climb The Everest 2018?

Winx next race? It’s the question always on the horizon after she leaves her...

Written By Is The 2018 Ladbrok...

Written By Is The 2018 Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Winner

The well-supported, clear Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes 2018 favourite Written...

Horse Racing Today

Victorian filly So Far Sokool ...

Gai’s 2 head the list of...

Gai’s 2 head the list of nominations for the 2018 Japan Racing Association Plate

The Gai Waterhouse and Adrian Bott trained Ecuador and Arbeitsam head up the...

Single Gaze looking to the fut...

Single Gaze looking to the future as a brood mare, out of 2018 Sydney Cup

Group 1 winning mare Single Gaze will begin preparations for the upcoming...

Savvy Coup looking for another...

Savvy Coup looking for another Kiwi win in 2018 Australian Oaks

Savvy Coup will be trying to keep the Kiwi fillies strong winning record...

Oliver back aboard Almandin in...

Oliver back aboard Almandin in 2018 Sydney Cup

Damien Oliver has found himself back on Melbourne Cup winner Almandin who is...

Race Results

Viewed Victorious in Caulfield Cup

Race 1 Result – $101 500 AGL Renewable Energy Stakes – She’s Got Gears Wins

Race 2 – $101,500 Schiavello Plate – Avienus Wins

Race 3 – $101 500 Lavazza A Modo Mio – Linton Street Wins

Race 4 Results – $151,500 Listed Herald Sun Stakes – Strawberry Field Wins

Race Previews

2009 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw Announced

Who Are the Top Contenders for Tomorrow’s Caulfield Cup?

Victoria Derby in sight for Onemorenomore

2009 Melbourne Cup Field

Eclipse Stakes Final Field & Preview

Fields & Form

Can Kelinni Win Sydney Cup 2013 for the Punters?

Moroney Gets into Queensland Derby 2013 Rhythm

Buffering Draws 7 – 2013 BTC Cup Final Field and Barrier Draw

SA Fillies Classic 2013 Field Released

13 two-year-olds in 2013 Champagne Classic Field