$4million Doncaster Field and Barrier Draw – Aus Breds Dominate

Tara Madgwick - Tuesday April 2

The field and barriers are out for the $4million Group I ATC Doncaster Mile (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday with a full field of 20 plus four emergencies and it’s reassuring in an elite race over a distance longer than a sprint - that is packed with intrigue and differing form lines - to see Australian breds make up the lion’s share of the field accounting for 17 runners.

Think About It carries top weight in the Doncaster - image Steve Hart

Everest winner Think About It carriers the number 1 saddle cloth and 57kg with the Joe Pride trained son of So You Think drawing gate 15, while Japanese raider Obamburumai, who won the Golden Eagle on his last visit to Sydney has barrier eight.

Group I winning three year-old colts Militarize, Celestial Legend and Southport Tycoon are all in the field and have drawn gates four, six and 20 respectively.

Another Wil has been set a task from gate 21 - image Steve Hart

The Ciaron Maher trained boom galloper Another Wil earned his place winning the Group III ATC Doncaster Prelude last Saturday, but has had no luck today drawing gate 21.


Here is the field and barrier draw for the Doncaster Mile with country of origin and sires.

No – Horse (Sire)– Trainer – Jockey – Barrier – Weight

1 – THINK ABOUT IT (AUS) (So You Think) – Joseph Pride – Sam Clipperton – 15 – 57kg

2 – OBAMBURUMAI (JPN) (Discreet Cat)– Keiji Yoshimura – Damian Lane – 8 – 55kg

3 – PERICLES (AUS) (Street Boss (USA)– James Cummings – Blake Shinn – 16 – 54.5kg

4 – MILITARIZE (NZ) (Dundeel)– Chris Waller – Zac Purton – 4 – 54kg

5 – ZOUGOTCHA (AUS) (Zoustar)– Chris Waller – Craig Williams – 19 – 53.5kg

6 – GOLDEN MILE (AUS) (Astern)– James Cummings – Jason Collett – 1 – 53.5kg

7 – KOVALICA (NZ) (Ocean Park)– Chris Waller – Tommy Berry – 12 – 53.5kg

8 – DETONATOR JACK (NZ) (Jakkalberry (IRE)– Ciaron Maher – Tim Clark – 2 – 52.5kg

9 – BERKSHIRE SHADOW (GB) (Dark Angel)– Ciaron Maher – Declan Bates – 13 – 52.5kg

10 – RUSTIC STEEL (AUS) (Deep Field)– Kris Lees – Tom Sherry – 7 – 52kg

11 – ATTRACTABLE (AUS) (I Am Invincible)– Sara Ryan – Reece Jones – 5 – 51.5kg

12 – LADY LAGUNA (AUS) (Overshare)– Annabel Neasham – Michael Dee – 10 – 51kg

13 – DEMOCRACY MANIFEST (AUS) (Flying Artie)– Chris Waller – Jay Ford – 11 – 51kg

14 – PHEARSON (AUS) (Exosphere)– Brad Widdup – TBA – 24 – 51kg

15 – LOCH EAGLE (AUS) (Lonhro)– Kris Lees – Dylan Gibbons (a) – 23 – 51kg

16 – LINDERMANN (AUS) (Lonhro)– Chris Waller – Zac Lloyd (a) – 22 – 50.5kg

17 – SEMANA (AUS) (Winning Rupert)– Ciaron Maher – Andrew Adkins – 17 – 50kg

18 – ANOTHER WIL (AUS) (Street Boss (USA)– Ciaron Maher – Jamie Kah – 21 – 50kg

19 – CELESTIAL LEGEND (AUS) (Dundeel) – Les Bridge – Tyler Schiller – 6 – 49kg

20 – SOUTHPORT TYCOON (AUS) (Written Tycoon) – Ciaron Maher – Rachel King – 20 – 49kg

21 – NUGGET (GB) (Siyouni) Ciaron Maher – TBA – 9 – 51.5kg

22 – HINGED (AUS) (Worthy Cause)– Chris Waller – TBA – 14 – 50kg

23 – NAVAJO PEAK (AUS) (Territories IRE)– David Payne – TBA – 18 – 52.5kg

24 – PALMETTO  (NZ) (Ghibellines)– John Sargent – Molly Bourke (a) – 3 – 51kg

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