Coolmore Classic Nominations

Coolmore Classic Nominations Forbidden Love (PA Images)

The Group 1 Coolmore Classic (1500m) nominations will be announced March 7, 2022.

This page will be updated following the nominations release. Below are the nominations from 2021.


Richard and Michael Freedman’s three-year-old filly Forbidden Love is one of the headline nominations for the Coolmore Classic. A winner of five races from 11 starts, Forbidden Love was victorious in the Group 1 Surround Stakes (1400m) last start with a dominant three-length victory.

The Anthony Cummings-trained five-year-old mare Mizzy also appears in the list of nominations after running second in the Group 1 Canterbury Stakes (1300m) on March 6.

Three-year-old filly Dame Giselle was beaten six lengths by Forbidden Love in the Surround Stakes after starting as favourite; she was ninth in the field of 16 runners.

Queensland five-year-old mare Krone for trainer Tony Gollan also appears in the entries. She won the $1 million Magic Millions Fillies and Mares (1300m) two starts ago before capturing the Group 2 Guy Walter Proven Thoroughbred Stakes (1400m).

See below for the full list of nominations for the $600,000 feature.

2021 Coolmore Classic Nominations

Horse Trainer
2 ALL SAINTS’ EVE (NZ) John O’Shea
3 BARBIE’S FOX Louise Bonella
4 CHAILLOT Archie Alexander
5 DAME GISELLE Peter & Paul Snowden
6 EMERALDS John Sargent
7 FORBIDDEN LOVE Richard & Michael Freedman
8 HUNGRY HEART Chris Waller
9 ICEBATH (NZ) Brad Widdup
10 KRONE Tony Gollan
11 MADAM ROUGE Chris Waller
12 MISSYBEEL (NZ) Bjorn Baker
13 MIZZY Anthony Cummings
14 NIMALEE Matthew Smith
15 REELEM IN RUBY Peter & Paul Snowden
16 RICH HIPS Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young
18 SUBPOENAED (NZ) Chris Waller
19 SWEET DEAL John Thompson
20 TRICKY GAL Matthew Smith
21 VANGELIC Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott