2010 Carlton Mid Gold Coast Guineas Preview

May 6th, 2010

On Saturday as part of the exciting line up of races running at the esteemed Gold Coast Racecourse for the second Brisbane winter carnival meeting, a capacity field of three-year-olds will take to the track in the $125,000 Group 3 Gold Coast Guineas (1200m).

16 horses plus four emergencies have been paid up for the set weights sprint feature including last start winner of the $150,000 Listed Gosford Guineas (1200m), Latin News.

Trained by legendary mentor Bart Cummings, the son of Hussonet is one of a number of classy interstate raiders hoping to snare victory from the locals.

Latin News has been very impressive over his short career winning three and placing in two of his six career starts but has drawn wide for Saturday in the far outside barrier presenting him with his biggest challenge.

Another talented interstate runner is the Chris Waller-trained Stryker from Sydney. The Fastnet Rock colt ran a gallant fourth to Ortensia last start in the Group 1 The Galaxy (1100m) and despite drawing out wide in the Guineas, is still a top chance with Jim Cassidy aboard.

Some of the best local hopes in the Gold Coast Guineas include Swiss Rose trained by Magic Millions winning mentor Gillian Heinrich, and the in-form Sequalo gelding Tierqualo.

For more information on the 2010 Gold Coast Guineas click on the race name.

Also run at the Gold Coast on Saturday is the highly anticipated $300,000 Group 2 Hollindale Stakes (1800m).

The Gold Coast Guineas is first up running as race six followed directly after by race seven, the Hollindale Stakes.

2010 Carlton Mid Gold Coast Guineas Final Field & Barrier Draw

No.

Horse

Trainer

Jockey

Br.

Weight (kg)

1
PHELAN READY
Jason McLachlan Stathi Katsidis 19 56
2
TEMPLE OF BOOM
Tony Gollan Michael Cahill 2 56
3
STRYKER
Chris Waller Jim Cassidy 20 56
4
LATIN NEWS
Bart Cummings Blake Shinn 21 56
5
SARGE IN CHARGE (NZ)
Liam Birchley Shane Scriven 16 56
6
TIERQUALO
Kelly Doughty Matthew Palmer 3 56
7
SPOT ON TARGET
Howard Wilson Chris Munce 6 56
8
UMANUGGET
Brian Gentle Scott Seamer 11 56
9
FIFTEEN CARAT
Howard Wilson Brad Pengelly 15 56
10
STREETS AWAY (NZ)
Alan Bailey Glen Colless 10 56
11
LOCHIEL
Gerald Ryan Hugh Bowman 4 56
12
PAPRIKA
Liam Birchley 13 54
13
DEER VALLEY
Steele Ryan Jim Byrne 5 54
14
PRINCESS QUALO
Robert Heathcote Damian Browne 9 54
15
SWISS ROSE (NZ)
Gillian Heinrich Michael Rodd 8 54
16
BEETHOG
Les Kelly 7 54
EMERGENCIES:
17e
EDITAVE
Trevor Whittington 12 56
18e
IRISH DREAM
Gillian Heinrich 1 54
19e
DOM PAOLO
Graham Henderson 18 56
20e
FASTER SON
Trevor Bailey Daniel Griffin 14 56
21e
FALLS CREEK
Gillian Heinrich 17 56