Newmarket Handicap Barrier Draw & Final Field
Exceedance has drawn barrier 11 for Saturday’s Group 1 Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington.
Trained by Michael, Wayne and John Hawkes, three-year-old colt Exceedance will jump from barrier 11 with jockey Dwayne Dunn to ride. Exceedance won the Group 1 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) down the Flemington straight during the spring.
Bivouac was runner up in that event and jumps from seven with Glen Boss in the saddle.
The Ciaron Maher and David Eustace-trained three-year-old filly Loving Gaby has barrier four for the Newmarket.
Black Caviar Lightning (1000m) winner Gytrash has barrier two.
2020 Newmarket Handicap field and barriers:
1. GYTRASH Gordon Richards – Ben Melham (2) 57kg
2. ZOUTORI Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra – Damian Lane (8) 55kg
3. DESPATCH Tony & Calvin McEvoy – Jamie Kah (6) 54.5kg
4. THE INEVITABLE Scott Brunton – Brett Prebble (13) 54.5kg
5. BIVOUAC James Cummings – Glen Boss (7) 54kg
6. EXCEEDANCE Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes – Dwayne Dunn (11) 54kg
7. HALVORSEN Robbie Griffiths – Andrew Mallyon (9) 53kg
8. MYSTYKO (NZ) Trevor Rogers – Dean Holland (1) 53kg
9. TOFANE (NZ) Michael Moroney – Michael Dee (10) 53kg
10. TROPE Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes – Michael Poy (a) (5) 53kg
11. LOVING GABY Ciaron Maher & David Eustace – Craig Williams (4) 52.5kg
12. BANQUO Danny O’Brien – Dean Yendall (3) 51kg
13. LIBERTINI Anthony Cummings – Jye McNeil (12) 51kg