Kennedy Cantala Final Field & Barrier Draw

Kennedy Cantala Barrier Draw Mr Quickie has barrier 16 (PA Images)

The final field and barrier draw have been released for Saturday’s Group 1 Kennedy Cantala (1600m) at Flemington with a capacity field of 16 plus four emergencies announced.

Last start Group 1 Toorak Handicap (1600m) winner Mr Quickie has drawn barrier 16 for the Kennedy Cantala with jockey Jamie Kah to ride. Mr Quickie is one of two horses in the race that will carry the topweight of 58kg.

Buffalo River was beaten two lengths by Mr Quickie in the Toorak Handicap and will look to turn the tables here from gate nine with Craig Williams riding. The five-year-old gelding has been runner up at his last two starts.

Wild Planet was victorious in the Group 3 Moonga Stakes (1400m) last start narrowly beating Morrissy. He has drawn gate eight with no jockey announced at the time of writing.

2020 Kennedy Cantala Barrier Draw and Final Field:

No. Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight
1 FIFTY STARS (IRE) Tom Dabernig & Ben Hayes John Allen 15 58kg
2 MR QUICKIE Phillip Stokes Jamie Kah 16 58kg
3 OLMEDO (FR) Chris Waller James McDonald 20 56kg
4 WILD PLANET Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes TBA 8 55kg
5 YULONG PRINCE (SAF) Chris Waller Damian Lane 14 55kg
6 BEST OF DAYS (GB) James Cummings Ben Melham 13 54.5kg
7 CASCADIAN (GB) James Cummings Damien Oliver 18 54.5kg
8 I AM SUPERMAN (IRE) Peter & Paul Snowden TBA 1 54kg
9 ROCK Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes TBA 2 54kg
10 STREETS OF AVALON Shane Nichols Zac Spain 11 54kg
11 THE VELVET KING Peter G Moody Luke Nolen 4 53.5kg
12 AGE OF CHIVALRY (NZ) Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra Daniel Moor 19 53kg
13 BUFFALO RIVER (USA) Michael Moroney Craig Williams 9 53kg
14 CHIEF IRONSIDE (GB) Kris Lees Kerrin McEvoy 3 53kg
15 NONCONFORMIST Grahame Begg Jordan Childs 10 53kg
16 KING’S LEGACY Peter & Paul Snowden Glen Boss 6 51kg
17e REYKJAVIK Lindsey Smith Dean Yendall 12 53kg
18e JUNIPAL Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Jye McNeil 17 53kg
19e HARBOUR VIEWS (FR) Matthew Williams Kerrin McEvoy 7 53kg
20e RELOADED Chris Waller Michael Dee 5 53kg

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