2011 The Yalumba 162 – Final Field, Weights & Barrier Draw

February 23rd, 2011

The 2011 The Yalumba 162 will run as Race 4 at 2.30pm (AEDST) this Saturday February 26, 2011.

The 2011 The Yalumba 162, or the Autumn Classic as it was previously known, is a set weight race open to three-year-olds only.

The Group 2 The Yalumba 162 revealed a stellar line-up when final fields were released this morning.

Betting information and dividends for the 2011 The Yalumba 162 will be available at Luxbet shortly.

Amongst those to accept for the $180,000 The Yalumba 162 are Michael Kent’s Domesky and Peter Moody’s Elusive King.

Domesky won his last start at Mornington Racecourse on February 16, 2011, and despite having only won one out of eight starts, he has failed to place only once in his short career and has been Listed placed on two occasions.

Domesky has drawn the second widest barrier 10 for the 2011 The Yalumba 162 and will be ridden by jockey Craig Williams.

Peter Moody’s Elusive King will be stepping up in class after finishing second in the Browns Sawdust Handicap last start.

The Elusive Quality gelding has won one of his previous four starts and has drawn the inside gate for Saturday’s The Yalumba 162.

Also in the field is Steve Richard’s Almindoro who is coming off a win in a three-year-old maiden at Moonee Valley.

Almindoro has drawn barrier 2 in the 2011 The Yalumba 162 and will be ridden by jockey Steven King.

Other acceptances include Danny O’Brien’s Measin, Mick Price’s Clemente and Bart Cummings’ I Think I Do.

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2011 The Yalumba 162 Final Field, Weights & Barrier Draw

No Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Handicapper Rating
1 ALMINDORO Steve Richards Steven King 2 55.5 72
2 DOMESKY Michael Kent Craig Williams 10 55.5 68
3 KIM DIVINE Bart Cummings Corey Brown 3 55.5 70
4 MEAISIN (NZ) Danny O’Brien Glen Boss 5 55.5 68
5 ELUSIVE KING Peter G Moody Luke Nolen 1 55.5 67
6 FOLDING GEAR (NZ) Lee & Shannon Hope Ben Melham 4 55.5 66
7 EUREKA JACK Peter G Moody Dwayne Dunn 8 55.5 61
8 I THINK I DO Bart Cummings Steven Arnold 11 55.5 66
9 CLEMENTE Mick Price Damien Oliver 9 55.5 62
10 MUIRFIELD (NZ) Michael Moroney Michael Rodd 6 55.5 62
11 SECOND DRAW John P Thompson James Winks 7 53.5 66