Surround Stakes Final Field and Barrier Draw
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.
2021 Surround Stakes Barrier Draw and Final Field
|1||MONTEFILIA||David Payne||Hugh Bowman||11||56kg|
|2||AWAY GAME||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||Glen Boss||14||56kg|
|3||DAME GISELLE||Peter & Paul Snowden||Tommy Berry||9||56kg|
|4||EVERY ROSE||Mark Newnham||Tom Sherry (a)||16||56kg|
|5||HUNGRY HEART||Chris Waller||TBA||17||56kg|
|6||FORBIDDEN LOVE||Richard & Michael Freedman||Nash Rawiller||3||56kg|
|7||NEVER TALK||Kris Lees||Jason Collett||7||56kg|
|8||VANGELIC||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||Tim Clark||8||56kg|
|9||LA MEXICANA||Anthony & Sam Freedman||Tom Marquand||10||56kg|
|10||THERMOSPHERE||James Cummings||Ms Rachel King||5||56kg|
|11||ELIZABEEL||John Sargent||Robbie Dolan||13||56kg|
|14||LOVE SENSATION||Kevin Corstens||TBA||1||56kg|
|15||MIRAVALLE||Mark Newnham||Joshua Parr||6||56kg|
|16||EIGHT DIAMONDS||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||TBA||12||56kg|