Final Field & Barrier Draw – 2013 McEwen Stakes

September 11th, 2013

The final field and barrier draw has been announced for the Group 2 McEwen Stakes, which will take place at Moonee Valley Racecourse this Saturday September 14, 2013.

10 horses have accepted for the 2013 McEwen Stakes final field, including Platelet.

Platelet

Platelet is included in the 2013 McEwen Stakes final field. Picture by Jenny Barnes.

The five-year-old has won seven of her 19 race starts and has earned more than $946,000 in prize money during her horse racing career.

Platelet has drawn barrier three in the 2013 McEwen Stakes and will be ridden by jockey Ben Melham in the race.

The Strategic mare won the Group 1 Robert Sangster Stakes and the Group 1 The Goodwood in Adelaide earlier this year, and will be out to continue her winning form in the 2013 McEwen Stakes this weekend.

Platelet is trained by Darren Weir at Wangoom and will be looking to win over the 1,000 metre distance for the second time in her career.

Also included in the 2013 McEwen Stakes final field is Moment Of Change.

Moment Of Change has won five of his 13 race starts and has earned more than $699,000 in prize money so far.

The five-year-old has drawn barrier one for the 2013 McEwen Stakes and will be ridden by jockey Luke Nolen.

Moment Of Change will be having his first race of the spring this Saturday, after placing fifth behind Platelet in The Goodwood last start.

General Truce and Glamour Planet are also amongst the 2013 McEwen Stakes final field and barrier draw acceptances.

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2013 McEwen Stakes Final Field & Barrier Draw

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 x131x2205x MOMENT OF CHANGE Peter G Moody Luke Nolen 1 58.5kg 108
2 0x631196x4 GENERAL TRUCE Ricky Maund Nicholas Hall 8 58.5kg 105
3 10361x070x FREERETURN Jason Warren Nash Rawiller 4 58.5kg 97
4 x1136x318x SNITZEM Leon Corstens Glen Boss 2 58.5kg 94
5 51x718x447 SHAFEEQ Desleigh Forster Craig Williams 7 58.5kg 84
6 134×464140 RUN DIEGO Allan Peterson 10 58.5kg 79
7 x369x81101 GLAMOUR PLANET (NZ) Dean Howard Noel Callow 5 58.5kg 64
8 1325x3211x PLATELET Darren Weir Ben Melham 3 56.5kg 110
9 4787x2145x UMGETON Brendon Hearps Vlad Duric 6 56.5kg 82
10 13x2160x7 KUROSHIO Peter Snowden Craig Newitt 9 52kg 82