The final field and barrier draw has been released for the 2012 Naturalism Stakes, which is due to run at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday September 22, 2012.
A full field of 16 horses plus two emergencies have accepted for a run in the race, including Sea Galleon.
Sea Galleon has won five of his 25 race starts and has earned more than $270,000 in prize money.
The six-year-old gelding placed fourth in the $80,000 Sofitel Girl’s Day Out Handicap at Flemington last start and will be looking to gain entry into the Caulfield Cup 2012 with a win in the 2012 Naturalism Stakes.
The Galileo gelding was prominent last spring, when he won the Listed Christmas Cup amongst other race starts.
Sea Galleon has drawn barrier seven in the 2012 Naturalism Stakes and will be ridden by jockey Nicholas Hall.
Also included in the 2012 Naturalism Stakes is Norsqui.
The Matsqui gelding has won seven of his 29 race starts and has earned more than $375,000 in prize money during his career.
Norsqui finished 13th in his last race start and will be looking to turn the tables in the 2012 Naturalism Stakes.
He will be ridden by jockey Chris Symons in the race and has drawn barrier two.
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2012 Naturalism Stakes Final Field & Barrier Draw
|No||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Hcp Rating|
|1||02234x94x0||SEVILLE (GER)||Robert Hickmott||Craig Williams||8||58kg||106|
|2||069x6908x9||UNUSUAL SUSPECT (USA)||Michael Kent||Peter Mertens||1||57kg||104|
|3||25x91611x6||SHENZHOU STEEDS (NZ)||Michael Moroney||Eddie Wilkinson||10||55.5kg||101|
|4||6215x43x88||SHEWAN||Robert Smerdon||Mark Zahra||17||55.5kg||101|
|5||3x25130x50||NORSQUI||Walter McShane||Chris Symons||2||54.5kg||99|
|6||1855121×07||RIALYA||Lloyd Kennewell||Dwayne Dunn||6||54.5kg||99|
|7||21115152×1||ZURELLA (NZ)||Shaune Ritchie||Craig Newitt||11||54kg||102|
|8||3x640x9331||CUBAN SUNDAY||Pat Carey||Michael Walker||15||54kg||98|
|9||1311410×70||SINGLE MINDED (NZ)||Graham Richardson||Darren Gauci||13||54kg||98|
|10||90x00021x2||EXCEPTIONALLY (NZ)||Terry & Karina O’Sullivan||Dean Yendall||18||54kg||97|
|11||52x4613x00||FOLDING GEAR (NZ)||Lee & Shannon Hope||Ben Melham||5||54kg||97|
|12||x3439x0113||STREETS AWAY (NZ)||Darren Weir||Damien Oliver||14||54kg||96|
|13||711163×034||SEA GALLEON||Colin & Cindy Alderson||Nicholas Hall||7||54kg||93|
|14||3242×50210||SILENT SURROUND||William Smart||Chad Schofield (a)||4||54kg||93|
|15||x0x040x820||BUDAI (GER)||David Hayes||Steven King||12||54kg||92|
|16||1x235141x5||MR O’CEIRIN (NZ)||Ciaron Maher||Glen Boss||9||54kg||90|
|17e||322x1121x1||FRUEHLING (IRE)||Anthony Freedman||Vlad Duric||16||54kg||86|
|18e||00248×0075||PACINO||Clinton McDonald||–||Dean Holland||3||54kg||77|