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TJ Smith Stakes Final Field

Wednesday, 30th March 2016

The final field has been declared and the barrier draw conducted for the world's richest open sprint race, the $2.5 million Gr1 TJ Smith Stakes (1200m) to be run at Royal Randwick on Saturday. Defending champion Chautauqua has drawn wide in barrier 11 and is, surprisingly, second favourite ($3.40) behind star Godolphin colt Exosphere ($2.70) who will jump from barrier 4. The Gai Waterhouse-trained English is the only other runner under double figures at $9. The final field is:

1. CHAUTAUQUA (Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-T Berry) 58.5kg (11)

2. FLAMBERGE (Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra-D Lane) 58.5kg (8)

3. DELECTATION (Chris Waller-Hugh Bowman) 58.5kg (2)

4. TERRAVISTA (Joseph Pride-Brenton Avdulla) 58.5kg (7)

5. OUR BOY MALACHI (Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes-D Dunn) 58.5kg (6)

6. REBEL DANE (Gary Portelli-Damien Oliver) 58.5kg (15)

7. DOTHRAKI (Peter & Paul Snowden-Mark Zahra) 58.5kg (5)

8. FAMOUS SEAMUS (Noel Mayfield-Smith-Glyn Schofield) 58.5kg (3)

9. SHIRAZ (Tony McEvoy-Brett Prebble) 58.5kg (9)

10. FAST 'N' ROCKING (David Hayes & Tom Dabernig-N Hall) 58.5kg (13)

11. KNOYDART (John O'Shea-Sam Clipperton) 58.5kg (12)

12. BOSS LANE (Ron Quinton-Tim Clark) 58.5kg (1)

13. FELL SWOOP (Matthew Dale-Zac Purton) 58.5kg (10)

14. EXOSPHERE (John O'Shea-James McDonald) 56.5kg (4)

15. ENGLISH (Gai Waterhouse-Blake Shinn) 54.5kg (14)

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