Final Field & Barrier Draw – 2013 Chairman’s Handicap

May 8th, 2013

The final field and barrier draw has been released for the Group 3 Chairman’s Handicap, which is set to take place at Eagle Farm Racecourse this Saturday May 11, 2013.

A full field of 14 runners plus five emergencies have accepted for the 2013 Chairman’s Handicap, including Quintessential.


Quintessential is part of the 2013 Chairman's handicap final field and barrier draw. Picture by Daniel Costello.

Quintessential has won four of his 19 race starts and has earned close to $500,000 in prize money during her horse racing career.

The Fast ‘N’ Famous mare has drawn barrier 17 for the 2013 Chairman’s Handicap and will be ridden by jockey Damian Browne in the race.

Quintessential finished third in the Group 2 Travis Stakes in New Zealand last start, following her fifth placing in the Group 1 NZ Thoroughbred Breeder’s Stakes early last month.

The four-year-old will be out to post her first win of 2013 when she runs in this Saturday’s Chairman’s Handicap.

Also included in the 2013 Chairman’s Handicap final field and barrier draw is Rothera.

Rothera has won 13 of his 45 race starts and has earned more than $498,000 in prize money during his career.

The Tobougg gelding has drawn barrier seven for the 2013 Chairman’s Handicap and will be ridden by jockey Ric McMahon.

Strike The Stars and Margins are also included in the 2013 Chairman’s Handicap final field.

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2013 Chairman’s Handicap Final Field & Barrier Draw

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 65354341×8 ROTHERA Brian Smith Ric McMahon 7 59kg 99
2 x648630x40 SHENZHOU STEEDS (NZ) Michael Moroney Eddie Wilkinson 5 58kg 97
3 2x056x5253 QUINTESSENTIAL (NZ) John Sargent Damian Browne 17 57.5kg 100
4 7257217×27 ZENNISTA (NZ) Lisa Latta Jonathan Riddell 18 57kg 99
5 x8939x7050 STRIKE THE STARS (NZ) Anthony Cummings 16 56.5kg 94
6 x610x05x32 CARRICK (NZ) Tony Pike Leith Innes 19 56kg 93
7 152243×842 TOPPING Tony Gollan Larry Cassidy 10 55.5kg 92
8 2x74x94131 MARGINS Ben Currie Timothy Bell 11 55kg 91
9 144415×800 SAINT ENCOSTA John P Thompson 1 55kg 91
10 0x141116x7 POSTE RESTANTE (NZ) Desleigh Forster Michael Cahill 3 54.5kg 94
11 1224124136 DOLLY DOLLY (NZ) Brian Smith Ryan Wiggins 2 54kg 89
12 003×442371 GOLD CAPE John Wheeler 12 54kg 83
13 3931344×01 I GOTTA FEELING (NZ) John Wheeler 14 54kg 82
14 16x533x216 SYSMO (FR) Tony McEvoy Glen Colless 6 54kg 81
15e x221132x70 ANAGOLD Bryan Guy Jim Byrne 9 54kg 81
16e 3241381125 DAZZLE US Bruce W Hill 15 54kg 80
17e 14175×0213 MARKOUT Pat Richardson 13 54kg 79.5
18e 3x11119x41 MASTER AVATAR Gary Duncan 8 54kg 78
19e 427716×260 BOREHOLE David J Lawlor Andrew Spinks 4 54kg 72