Epsom Handicap Field

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 The Epsom field is down to 19 with the only emergency – #21e Just Thinkin’ also withdrawn.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.

CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL 2020 EPSOM HANDICAP DAY SCRATCHINGS & TRACK REPORT

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.

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