Surround Stakes Final Field and Barrier Draw

Surround Stakes Barrier Draw Away Game has drawn wide for the Surround Stakes (PA Images)

The Surround Stakes barrier draw is the final piece of the puzzle for for the Group 1 3YO fillies event at Royal Randwick. See who made the final field.

Below is the barrier draw for 2021:

The Group 1 Surround Stakes (1400m) barrier draw was announced on Wednesday morning with a capacity field of 16 plus one emergency named for Saturday’s feature at Royal Randwick.

Three-year-old filly Dame Giselle has drawn barrier nine with Tommy Berry riding. Prepared by Peter and Paul Snowden, Dame Giselle has won five of 11 starts, including four races at Group 2 level. She is chasing an elusive Group 1 victory on Saturday.

Drawing alongside Dame Giselle in gate 10 is La Mexicana for trainers Anthony and Sam Freedman. Jockey Tom Marquand picks up the ride on the filly that has won five of her seven starts. She has won her past two starts, including the Group 3 Kevin Hayes Stakes (1200m).

Glen Boss partners with Away Game, a consistent filly that has won four from 11 starts. Recently, she was third in the $2 million Magic Million 3YO Guineas (1400m) and third in the Group 2 Light Fingers Stakes (1200m) won by Every Rose. Away Game has barrier 14 for the Surround Stakes while Every Rose has drawn gate 16.

Group 1 Flight Stakes (1600m) and Spring Champion Stakes (2000m) winner Montefilia will have the services of Hugh Bowman with David Payne’s filly coming up with gate 11.

2021 Surround Stakes Barrier Draw and Final Field

No.HorseTrainerJockeyBarrierWeight
1MONTEFILIADavid PayneHugh Bowman1156kg
2AWAY GAMECiaron Maher & David EustaceGlen Boss1456kg
3DAME GISELLEPeter & Paul SnowdenTommy Berry956kg
4EVERY ROSEMark NewnhamTom Sherry (a)1656kg
5HUNGRY HEARTChris WallerTBA1756kg
6FORBIDDEN LOVERichard & Michael FreedmanNash Rawiller356kg
7NEVER TALKKris LeesJason Collett756kg
8VANGELICGai Waterhouse & Adrian BottTim Clark856kg
9LA MEXICANAAnthony & Sam FreedmanTom Marquand1056kg
10THERMOSPHEREJames CummingsMs Rachel King556kg
11ELIZABEELJohn SargentRobbie Dolan1356kg
12JOVIALITYChris WallerTBA456kg
13PHILIZZYAnthony CummingsTBA256kg
14LOVE SENSATIONKevin CorstensTBA156kg
15MIRAVALLEMark NewnhamJoshua Parr656kg
16EIGHT DIAMONDSMichael, Wayne & John HawkesTBA1256kg
17ePIPPALIJason CoyleTBA1556kg