2013 Vo Rogue Plate Field Features Magic Millions Guineas Fancies

This Saturday at Doomben Racecourse a number of notable Gold Coast Magic Millions Day lead-ups will take place including the Vo Rogue Plate 2013 for Magic Millions 3YO Guineas hopes.


Enquare is the shortest priced Magic Millions Guineas hope racing in Saturday's Vo Rogue Plate 2013. Photo: Daniel Costello.

One of two Group races on the program, the $150,000 Group 3 Brisbane Racing Club Vo Rogue Plate (1350m) has drawn a good sized field of 15 three-year-olds.

The majority of the Vo Rogue acceptors are using the set weights clash as a trial for the $1 million Gold Coast Magic Millions Guineas (1400m) on January 11.

The form line is a mixed one however with last year’s Vo Rogue Plate winner Lucky Hussler only managing to run 11th in the MM Guineas a fortnight later.

Magic Millions Guineas winner Saluter meanwhile also came via the Vo Rogue having run a credible fourth, while Sizzling finished runner-up in both races.

Among those racing on the weekend are three single figure hopes in the pre-field Magic Millions Guineas 2014 odds at Ladbrokes.com.au.

Futures markets on the lucrative restricted race are led by the Gai Waterhouse-trained duo Sweet Idea ($5) and Aussies Love Sport ($5.50).

On the third line of betting is then Vo Rogue runner Enquare at $8.50.

This weekend the Jason McLachlan-trained galloper has barrier 10 with Jim Byrne aboard as they shoot for their fourth consecutive victory.

Back in the winter they won a Listed 1400m race at Eagle Farm, resuming four months later to win back-to-back Doomben races this time in.

Most recently they posted another stakes success with Byrne guiding them to a narrow win in the Listed Beach House Bar Mode Plate (1200m) on December 7.

Also under $10 in Magic Millions Guineas betting are fellow Vo Rogue hopes Into The Red ($9) for Kelso Wood and Shiraz Attack ($9.50) who is prepared by the Gold Coast’s Gillian Heinrich.

Not A Single Doubt colt Into The Red also comes off a last start win at the track having held on in a close finish with Choose A Saga to take out the Listed Gold Edition Plate (1200m) a fortnight ago.

Shiraz Attack meanwhile won two on the trot before a close third over 1500m at Eagle Farm on November 23, the Oratorio filly up in class but down in distance here.

The other notable Magic Millions 3YO Guineas-bound horses in the mix on Saturday then include Liam Birchley’s dual Group 3 winner Missy Longstocking coming off a Mode Plate who was third in the Magic Millions 2YO Classic last summer, Bel Esprit gelding Architect who was blocked for a run in the gold Edition Plate when ninth and Smart Huss coming off a Gold Edition fifth when beaten just a length in their second career run following a 1300m Eagle Farm win from November.

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2013 Vo Rogue Plate Final Field & Barrier Draw

Doomben Race 7 – 4:05pm (local) – 28/12/2013

# Form Horse Trainer Jockey Br. Wgt.
1 8031787×19 ARCHITECT David J Lawlor 9 57kg 73
2 6x170x21 INTO THE RED Kelso Wood Chris Munce 15 57kg 80
3 34453×1594 DALTON Bryan Guy Michael Cahill 14 57kg 71
4 65x4134x42 CHOOSE A SAGA Stewart Mackinnon Eddie Wilkinson 8 57kg 74
5 911×618 RUDY Helen Page Larry Cassidy 4 57kg 75
6 1571143×57 YOU DID WHAT Len Treloar 13 57kg 67
7 8×03212912 CASINO BENJO John Pointon Adrian Coome 12 57kg 70
8 0021×1 NEPTUNE PALACE Danny J Bougoure Craig Newitt 2 57kg 64
9 08×413 GUNDY SPIRIT Tony Gollan Ryan Wiggins 7 57kg 66
10 22×310 ROYAL SCRIBE David Kelly Ms Tegan Harrison (a) 3 57kg 64
11 15 SMART HUSS John, Dan & Chris Meagher Ric McMahon 6 57kg 65
12 x4191x1193 MISSY LONGSTOCKING Liam Birchley Damian Browne 5 55kg 95
13 5x10321x11 ENQUARE Jason McLachlan Jim Byrne 10 55kg 88
14 x7240x1112 SPLENDORA Matthew Dunn Glen Colless 1 55kg 79.5
15 26×2113 SHIRAZ ATTACK Gillian Heinrich Timothy Bell 11 55kg 72


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