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The 2020 Epsom Handicap field will take to the Royal Randwick track on Saturday October 3, 2020 during the Sydney Spring Racing Carnival on the same day as the Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m) for the Caulfield Cup types and the Group 1 Flight Stakes (1600m) for three-year-old fillies.
The 2020 Epsom Handicap nominations close in early September and attract the season’s best milers.
Following the nominations the official 2020 Epsom Handicap field is released the Tuesday of race week along with the all-important Epsom Handicap barrier draw.
2020 Epsom Handicap Final Field
The Epsom Handicap 2020 Final Field & Barrier Draw will be available for punters below once announced by Racing NSW .
The 2020 Epsom Handicap field features a quality line-up of milers including the defending champion Kolding (20) drawn wide in his bid at back-to-back wins in the event for the first time since Desert War (2004-05).
Click here to read more on the key fancies in the 2020 Epsom Handicap field and betting markets.
Scratchings Update: #1 Kolding (20) has come out in favour of a Group 2 Hill Stakes (2000m) run at the same meet. The Epsom field is down to 19 with the only emergency – #21e Just Thinkin’ also withdrawn. Waller later also withdrew #15 Reloaded (7) from the event, but still saddles-up the favourite Star Of The Seas from the inside alley.
Update: #18 Savacool (16) has also been scratched from the Epsom by Team Waller with the stable confirming the mare is in foal.
|No||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Probable Weight||Penalty||Hcp Rating|
|1||x45778x021||KOLDING (NZ)||Chris Waller||Hugh Bowman||20||56.5kg||111|
|2||101x300x51||MISTER SEA WOLF (IRE)||Chris Waller||Brenton Avdulla||4||56kg||110|
|3||93x1720x22||STAR OF THE SEAS (NZ)||Chris Waller||Nash Rawiller||1||55.5kg||109|
|4||0x8100x343||IMAGING (GB)||Chris Waller||James McDonald||21||55.5kg||109|
|5||190x1410x0||NETTOYER||Wendy Roche||James Innes Jnr||14||54kg||110|
|6||2x13437x03||BRANDENBURG (NZ)||John Sargent||Jason Collett||3||54kg||106|
|7||x7207523x2||YULONG PRINCE (SAF)||Chris Waller||Sam Clipperton||2||54kg||106|
|8||7713116×14||THE CANDY MAN||Peter & Paul Snowden||Regan Bayliss||9||53.5kg||105|
|9||31x7410x81||WILD PLANET||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Tim Clark||6||53kg||104|
|10||12×2322605||NICCANOVA||Craig Carmody||Blaike McDougall||11||53kg||104|
|11||x111228x21||PROBABEEL (NZ)||Jamie Richards||Kerrin McEvoy||18||52.5kg||107|
|12||11x2142x62||FUNSTAR||Chris Waller||Glen Boss||19||52.5kg||107|
|13||11150x3x51||ROCK||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Tommy Berry||13||52.5kg||1.5kg||100|
|14||8221111×05||COLETTE||James Cummings||Ms Rachel King||10||52kg||106|
|15||3x82435x35||RELOADED||Chris Waller||Ms Kathy O’Hara||7||51kg||100|
|16||832022×073||LOOKS LIKE ELVIS||Jarrod Austin||Ms Jess Taylor||8||50kg||97|
|17||1x11123x92||RIODINI (NZ)||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||Ms Winona Costin||12||50kg||96|
|18||363422×164||SAVACOOL (NZ)||Chris Waller||Ms Alysha Collett||16||50kg||98|
|19||23250×3466||GLENALL||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Brock Ryan (a)||5||50kg||98|
|20||41121111×9||VANNA GIRL||Toby & Trent Edmonds||Robbie Dolan||15||50kg||96|
|21e||x11445x612||JUST THINKIN’||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||17||50kg||88|
Table Credit: Racing Australia.
2020 Epsom Handicap Nominations
The early Epsom Handicap 2020 nominations close in the first or second week of September, about a month out from the race, with around 100 hopefuls throwing their name into the mix of potential runners.