Peggy Jean Leads 2015 Kewney Stakes Field

March 11, 2015

Peggy Jean Leads 2015 Kewney Stakes Field

16 three-year-old fillies are set to tackle the Group 2 Kewney Stakes (1400m) at Flemington this Saturday after the final field was released this morning (Wednesday).

Peggy Jean headlines the 16-strong field for the Group 2 Kewney Stakes at Flemington.

Peggy Jean headlines the 16-strong field for the Group 2 Kewney Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Steve Hart.

Headlining the field is Gerald Ryan’s Peggy Jean, who will enjoy a jump from barrier five with Hugh Bowman to ride.

The filly has placed in half of her ten career starts but has had a string of bad luck lately, running outside the placings in all five of her past starts.

Peggy Jean enjoyed a minor placing in the Group 2 Magic Night Stakes (1200m) last autumn, finishing just a quarter of a length behind Bring Me The Maid in second place. She then lined up in the Group 1 Sires’ Produce Stakes (1400m) at Randwick on April 12, winning the $1 million race during The Championships series.

The filly ended her autumn campaign as a two-year-old in the Group 1 Champagne Stakes (1600m) however she may not have run out the mile, finishing four and a half lengths behind winner Go Indy Go in fifth place.

Peggy Jean had just two starts during the spring, returning to the spelling paddock after running end of the field in both the Group 2 Furious Stakes (1200m) and Group 2 Tea Rose Stakes (1400m). Four months later she resumed in the Group 2 Light Fingers Stakes (1200m), finishing not far behind the leaders in fourth place. The filly was last seen running tenth in the Group 2 Surround Stakes (1400m) on February 28.

Mick Price has boosted his odds of winning the 2015 Kewney Stakes after accepting with all four of his nominated fillies – Samartested, Royal Ocean, Bottle Of Smoke, and Bayoonah.

Samartested earned a minor placing in the Group 2 Angus Armanasco Stakes (1400m) two weeks ago and will jump from barrier eight with Glen Boss, Royal Ocean last won the Listed Morphettville Guineas (1600m) back in September and will enjoy a jump from barrier two with Chad Schofield, the lightly-raced Bottle Of Smoke will start in barrier four with champion hoop Craig Newitt, and Bayoonah will have to overcome a wide start from gate 15 in her first black-type race.

Angus Armansaco winner Sabatini is set to continue her winninng campaign in the Kewney Stakes after winning both her first two starts, including the Group 3 Kevin Hayes Stakes (1200m). The Lee & Shannon Hope-trained filly will need to overcome an awkward start from barrier 13 with Nicholas Hall, which is a far cry from the inside gate she’s enjoyed her last two starts.

The inside jump from barrier one will be held by Team HawkesLondon Lolly on Saturday. The filly has only won two of her 10 career starts and finished sixth (of nine) when resuming in the Group 3 Typhoon Tracy Stakes (1200m) on February 27.

Group 3 The Vanity (1400m) minor placer Wawail will jump from barrier three with Michael Walker to ride.

Check out the complete 2015 Kewney Stakes field and barrier draw below. Betting markets for the race will open at Ladbrokes.com.au shortly so open your online betting account now and get ready! New customers will receive up to $250 in a bonus match on their first bet.

2015 Kewney Stakes Field & Barrier Draw

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 3215x57x40 PEGGY JEAN Gerald Ryan Hugh Bowman 5 55.5kg 98
2 211353×11 SABATINI Lee & Shannon Hope Nicholas Hall 13 55.5kg 94
3 11x49430x6 LONDON LOLLY Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Dwayne Dunn 1 55.5kg 74
4 1x11x13 WAWAIL David Hayes & Tom Dabernig Michael Walker 3 55.5kg 81
5 24x1212x8 SEA SPRAY Super Vobis Bonus Scheme John Moloney Mark Zahra 6 55.5kg 73
6 211×2713 SAMARTESTED Mick Price Glen Boss 8 55.5kg 74
7 7x22310x56 ROYAL OCEAN Mick Price Chad Schofield 2 55.5kg 69
8 1×13 MATILIJA Lee & Anthony Freedman James Doyle 14 55.5kg 72
9 1339×626 CLOVER LANE (NZ) Peter G Moody Vlad Duric 9 55.5kg 70
10 21×831 ZAMBEZI DIAMOND Brendan McCarthy Chris Symons 10 55.5kg 67
11 1×14 BOTTLE OF SMOKE Mick Price Craig Newitt 4 55.5kg 69
12 x13x257x63 CRISTALINA LAGO Pat Carey Damian Lane 16 55.5kg 65
13 4×12 BAYOONAH Mick Price Craig Williams 15 55.5kg 66
14 1×25 VEZALAY Leon & Troy Corstens Damien Oliver 12 55.5kg 66
15 212 EXCLUSIVE LASS Nigel Blackiston James Winks 7 55.5kg 63
16 1 PRIMEIRO Super Vobis Bonus Scheme Greg Eurell Jamie Mott 11 55.5kg 63

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