The first acceptances have been released for the 2012 Stradbroke Handicap, which is set to run at Eagle Farm Racecourse on Saturday June 9, 2012.
37 horses have accepted to be a part of the 2012 Stradbroke Handicap, including Buffering.
Buffering is currently second on the order of entry for the 2012 Stradbroke Handicap after his second placing in the Group 1 Doomben 10,000 last start.
The Mossman gelding has won nine of his 25 race starts and has earned more than $1.43 million in prize money during his career.
Mental has edged closer to a 2012 Stradbroke Handicap start after the first round of acceptances revealed that he was 23rd on the order of entry.
A win in the 2012 Queensland Guineas would rocket him up the ballot order for the 2012 Stradbroke Handicap and assure him of a start in the $1 million race.
2012 Stradbroke Handicap First Acceptances
|2||TEMPLE OF BOOM||Tony Gollan||3||56kg|
|3||HAPPY ZERO||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||6||55kg|
|6||THANKGODYOU’REHERE||Patrick & Wayne Webster||9||54.5kg|
|7||SEA SIREN||John O’Shea||1||54kg(1.5kg)|
|8||PHELAN READY||Jason McLachlan||12||53.5kg|
|9||TIGER TEES (NZ)||Joseph Pride||10||53.5kg(0.5kg)|
|10||TRIPLE ELEGANCE||Chris Waller||14||53.5kg|
|11||RED TRACER||Chris Waller||5||53kg|
|12||SPIRIT OF BOOM||Tony Gollan||15||53kg|
|13||TORIO’S QUEST||Brett Partelle||16||53kg|
|14||JETSET LAD (NZ)||John Wheeler||20||52.5kg|
|15||LISTEN SON||Tony Gollan||19||52.5kg|
|16||MID SUMMER MUSIC||Peter G Moody||7||52.5kg|
|18||CARRY ME BLUEY||Norm Hilton||26||52kg|
|19||CELTIC DANCER||Noel J Doyle||34||52kg|
|20||MEET GEORGE||Brian Smith||37||52kg|
|21||METALLURGICAL||John P Thompson||29||52kg|
|22||RIVA DE LAGO||Con Karakatsanis||31||52kg|
|23||SISTINE ANGEL||Andrew Noblet||17||52kg|
|24||SOLZHENITSYN (NZ)||Robert Heathcote||25||52kg|
|25||SOPHIE’S SPIRIT||Max Hinton||24||52kg|
|26||STEEL ZIP||Pat Duff||30||52kg|
|27||VARENNA MISS||Tony Noonan||11||52kg|
|28||WEALTH PRINCESS (NZ)||Darren Weir||13||52kg|
|29||ADAMANTIUM (NZ)||Danny O’Brien||27||50.5kg|
|30||AMAH ROCK||Peter Morgan||33||50.5kg|
|31||BOYS ON TOUR||John P Thompson||36||50.5kg|
|32||EASY RUNNING||Desleigh Forster||22||50.5kg|
|35||MORNING CAPTAIN||Kelly Doughty||28||50.5kg|
|37||SHOPAHOLIC (NZ)||Danny O’Brien||18||50.5kg|