Stradbroke Handicap 2012 Field – Mental Likely To Miss Start

June 6th, 2012

The final field has been released for the 2012 Stradbroke Handicap, which will run at Eagle Farm Racecourse today.

After finishing fifth behind Pear Tart in the Group 2 Queensland Guineas last start, Mental has missed out on a spot in the 2012 Stradbroke Handicap final field.

Mental is currently the third emergency for the 2012 Stradbroke Handicap behind first emergency Jetset Lad and second emergency Pampelonne.

Top weighted Buffering will be ridden by Hugh Bowman in the race and will carry a total of 58 kilograms.

The Mossman gelding has won nine of his 25 race starts and has earned more than $1.4 million in prize money.

Buffering finished a close second to Sea Siren in the Group 1 Doomben 10,000 at Doomben Racecourse in his most recent start.

The barrier draw for the 2012 Stradbroke Handicap will be conducted at 11am (AEST), so make sure you check back here for live barrier updates.

2012 Stradbroke Handicap Final Field

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight
1 1462X32312 BUFFERING Robert Heathcote Hugh Bowman 58kg
2 613X608193 TEMPLE OF BOOM Tony Gollan Nash Rawiller 57kg
3 0X670X6805 HAPPY ZERO Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Dwayne Dunn 56kg
4 314030X428 PINWHEEL Peter Snowden 56kg
5 5X53102X50 THANKGODYOU’REHERE Patrick & Wayne Webster Damien Oliver 55.5kg
6 31112X11 SEA SIREN John O’Shea Jim Cassidy 55kg
7 X4387X7435 PHELAN READY Jason McLachlan Glyn Schofield 54.5kg
8 111X212X11 TIGER TEES (NZ) Joseph Pride Corey Brown 54.5kg
9 9306X50063 TRIPLE ELEGANCE Chris Waller Larry Cassidy 54.5kg
10 593911X254 SPIRIT OF BOOM Tony Gollan Ric McMahon 54kg
11 6401X20X02 TORIO’S QUEST Brett Partelle Glen Boss 54kg
12 460X943161 CELTIC DANCER Noel J Doyle Jason Taylor 53.5kg
13 60X014X509 LISTEN SON Tony Gollan Chris Munce 53.5kg
14 12363X7229 MID SUMMER MUSIC Peter G Moody Luke Nolen 53.5kg
15 5X2702X237 SISTINE ANGEL Andrew Noblet Craig Newitt 53kg
16 115X500X54 VARENNA MISS Tony Noonan Jake Noonan (a) 53kg
17 2X2132X216 WEALTH PRINCESS (NZ) Darren Weir Michael Walker 53kg
18 143X1110X5 SHOPAHOLIC (NZ) Danny O’Brien Jeff Lloyd 51.5kg
19e 4032831440 JETSET LAD (NZ) John Wheeler Chris Munce 53.5kg
20e 122X1116 PAMPELONNE Tim Martin 51.5kg
21e 4X1114X115 MENTAL Peter Snowden 51.5kg
22e 111X8X3211 SOLZHENITSYN (NZ) Robert Heathcote 53kg
23e 41214X2404 CARRY ME BLUEY Norm Hilton 0 53kg