Underwood Stakes Nominations

Trent Orwin in Underwood Stakes 21 Sep 2020
Underwood Stakes Nominations Russian Camelot has been nominated for the Underwood Stakes (PA Images)

The Group 1 Underwood Stakes (1800m) at Caulfield has attracted 18 nominations.

Danny O’Brien’s South Australian Derby (2500m) winner Russian Camelot heads the list of nominations for Saturday’s Underwood Stakes.

The four-year-old entire returned to the races with a slashing second behind Fierce Impact in the Group 1 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m) at Flemington. He has won three of his six races as he heads towards the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m).

Western Australian mare Arcadia Queen is another entrant following a second placing in the Group 2 Let’s Elope Stakes (1400m) second up from a spell. A winner of six from 11, Arcadia Queen is trained by Grant and Alana Williams and she won over the distance when capturing the Group 1 Kingston Town Classic (1800m) in 2018.

Fierce Impact will chase back-to-back Group 1 victories for trainer Matthew Smith. The seven-year-old entire put the writing on the wall when finishing third in the Group 1 Winx Stakes (1400m) won by Verry Elleegant.

Other key nominations include Mr Quickie, Master Of Wine, Humidor, Kings Will Dream and Surprise Baby.

2020 Underwood Stakes Nominations 👇

HorseTrainer
1ARCADIA QUEENGrant & Alana Williams
2DALASANLeon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas
3FIERCE IMPACT (JPN)Matthew Smith
4FINCHE (GB)Chris Waller
5GAILO CHOP (FR)Matthew Williams
6HARBOUR VIEWS (FR)Matthew Williams
7HUMIDOR (NZ)Chris Waller
8KINGS WILL DREAM (IRE)Chris Waller
9LEVENDIPeter Gelagotis
10MIRAGE DANCER (GB)Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young
11MONGOLIAN MARSHAL (NZ)Stuart Gower
12MR QUICKIEPhillip Stokes
13NONCONFORMISTGrahame Begg
14QUICK THINKERMurray Baker & Andrew Forsman
15RUSSIAN CAMELOT (IRE)Danny O’Brien
16SO SI BONTom Dabernig & Ben Hayes
17THE CHOSEN ONE (NZ)Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman
18TRAP FOR FOOLSLindsey Smith