2014 Breeders’ Plate Nominations Released

Nominations for the 2014 Breeders’ Plate were taken on Monday, with a large field of 19 colts and geldings declaring for the sprint race.

Could the next Pierro come from this list of Breeders Plate nominations?

Could the next Pierro come from this list of Breeders Plate nominations? Photo by Steve Hart.

The Listed Breeders’ Cup is a two-year-old colts and geldings set weights race, run over 1000m at Royal Randwick Racecourse.

With previous ATC Breeders Plate winners including Sebring and five-time Group 1 winning Pierro, punters should keep a watchful eye on the results of this sprint race to get an early favourite come next year’s autumn and winter racing carnivals.

Many of the top Australian trainers have entered at least one horse in the Plate, led by Chris Waller with three nominations.

Waller’s nominations include colts Stimac, Feast For Eyes, and Austrian who will all be running their first competitive race at Randwick on Saturday.

Feast For Eyes will likely be Waller’s strongest runner, having his last start on September 16 at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in a barrier trial, which he won by three-quarters of a length.

Gai Waterhouse is going international in her bid to earn a third consecutive Breeders’ Cup win, nominating gelding Brooklyn and colt Vancouver who both won their first barrier trials at Kensington Racecourse on September 22.

Peter & Paul Snowden also have two nominations to their name, in the form of colts Caro Kann and Wolf Cry.

Other potential runners include the David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-trained Moral Outrage, Paul Perry’s Last Witness, and Duvet from John O’Shea.

With a field limit of sixteen, three of the colts or geldings will become emergencies or need to be scratched in favour of another listed event.

All the details will be announced tomorrow on Races.com.au when the first acceptances and barrier draws for the 2014 Breeders’ Cup are released on Wednesday.

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2014 Breeders’ Plate Nominations

# Horse Trainer
1 AUSTRIAN Chris Waller
2 BRAZEN David Vandyke
3 BROOKLYN Gai Waterhouse
4 CAPTAIN EXCEL Pam Webber
5 CARO KANN Peter & Paul Snowden
6 DUVET John O’Shea
7 FEAST FOR EYES Chris Waller
8 LARRIKAN PRINCE Paul Cave
9 LAST WITNESS Paul Perry
10 MAWAHIBB Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes
11 MORAL OUTRAGE David Hayes & Tom Dabernig
12 MORE THAN FABULOUS David Payne
13 RHODE ASSASSIN Anthony Cummings
14 SALERNO Paul Perry
15 SEBRING SUN Gary Portelli
16 SOOBOOG Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes
17 STIMAC Chris Waller
18 VANCOUVER Gai Waterhouse
19 WOLF CRY Peter & Paul Snowden

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