Emancipation Stakes 2012 – Final Field & Barriers

April 26th, 2012

The final field and barrier draw has been released for the Group 1 Emancipation Stakes, which is due to run at Royal Randwick Racecourse this Saturday April 28, 2012.

With the absence of Atlantic Jewel, who instead accepted for the Group 1 All Aged Stakes later in the day, Miss Keepsake will be looking to win the 2012 Emancipation Stakes.

Miss Keepsake has won five of her 28 race starts and has earned more than $525,000 in prize money.

The five-year-old mare won her first-up start this autumn at Kembla Grange before finishing second to More Joyous in the Group 1 Queen Of The Turf Stakes.

Trainer Joseph Pride is hopeful the Keeper mare will be able to nab another Group 1 victory in the 2012 Emancipation Stakes without Atlantic Jewel in the field.

Miss Keepsake also won the Group 1 Queensland Oaks in 2010 at Eagle Farm.

“Miss Keepsake will go to the Emancipation Stakes because Atlantic Jewel is going to the All Aged,” Pride said.

The mare has drawn barrier nine for the 2012 Queen Elizabeth Stakes and will be ridden by jockey Christian Reith.

Murjulisa Lass is also included in the 2012 Emancipation Stakes final field and barrier draw.

Trainer Greg Hickman is confident the four-year-old mare is in good form ahead of her 2012 Emancipation Stakes run, despite failing to finish better than 10th in her three previous race starts this autumn.

“She’ll run in the Emancipation Stakes, it looks a much better option at this stage of her preparation,” Hickman said.

Murjulisa Lass has won five of her 23 race starts and has earned more than $340,000 in prize money.

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2012 Emancipation Stakes Final Field & Barrier Draw

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 4325045X12 MISS KEEPSAKE (NZ) Joseph Pride Christian Reith 9 57.5kg 102
2 10X008X000 MIRJULISA LASS Gregory Hickman Glyn Schofield 8 57.5kg 96
3 19X3579X11 FIBRILLATION Tim Martin Brenton Avdulla 3 56kg 101
4 231X491X75 SHANNARA Peter Snowden 11 56kg 101
5 7X5620X242 CRAFTY IRNA Ron Quinton Hugh Bowman 10 56kg 99
6 324134X3X3 DIVORCES Peter Snowden 12 56kg 95
7 X23143X002 SKYERUSH Guy Walter Blake Shinn 5 55.5kg 101
8 1513212715 FILL THE PAGE Barbara Joseph & Paul Jones Tommy Berry 7 55.5kg 96
9 65611X6270 FOXSTAR Guy Walter Ms Kathy O’Hara 6 55kg 94
10 11732X3276 BRIGHTEST Guy Walter Rod Quinn 2 54kg 78
11 2601X36021 SONG SHAN Anthony Cummings Peter Robl 4 54kg 73
12 8X31551X95 TRIPLE SIX Grahame Begg 1 54kg 73