The final field and barrier draw has been released for the 2012 Newcastle Gold Cup, which is due to run at Newcastle racecourse this Thursday September 20, 2012.
Included in the 2012 Newcastle Gold Cup is Racing Heart, who will be making his debut for new trainer Joe Pride.
Previously trained by Robert Heathcote, the Show A Heart gelding will be looking to win his first group title in the 2012 Newcastle Gold Cup.
Racing Heart has won 12 of his 40 race starts and has earned more than $400,000 in prize money during his horse racing career.
The six-year-old has won both his last race starts, with his most recent result being a win in the $50,000 Mt St Micheal’s College Handicap at Eagle Farm Racecourse on September 1, 2012.
Racing Heart is looking to go on towards the Group 1 The Metropolitan at Royal Randwick Racecourse on October 6, 2012.
Also included in the 2012 Newcastle Gold Cup is Kelinni, who placed fourth in the Listed Wyong Cup at Wyong Racecourse on September 7.
The Refuse To Bend gelding has won six of his 15 race starts and has earned more than $400,000 in prize money.
Kelinni has only placed outside the top three on one occasion this preparation and has won two of his five race starts.
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2012 Newcastle Gold Cup Final Field & Barrier Draw
|No||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Hcp Rating|
|1||23190x0x11||GLENCADAM GOLD (IRE)||Gai Waterhouse||Nash Rawiller||2||58kg||95|
|2||x078613211||RACING HEART||Joseph Pride||Christian Reith||10||57.5kg||94|
|3||12x00x0653||ROTHERA||Brian Smith||Ryan Wiggins||5||57.5kg||94|
|4||6152×55347||YULALONA||Peter Snowden||Kerrin McEvoy||3||55.5kg||89|
|5||0610643282||GAZZA GURU||Stephen Farley||Brenton Avdulla||4||55.5kg||88|
|6||1331×22114||KELINNI (IRE)||Chris Waller||Glyn Schofield||8||55.5kg||88|
|7||66×3002144||SAINT ENCOSTA||John P Thompson||Jim Cassidy||9||55.5kg||87|
|8||311116×295||PEAL OF BELLS||Gwenda Markwell||Corey Brown||6||55.5kg||78|
|9||4×77481716||FRENCH GIFT||Steve Hodge||Ms Alex Stokes (a)||7||55.5kg||76|
|10||266×973221||DOUBLE CRESCENT||Todd Howlett||Ms Leanne G Henry||1||55.5kg||69|
|11||x792750185||HUSISNAME||Noel Boland||Andrew Gibbons||11||55.5kg||51|