The final field and barrier draw has been revealed for the Group 3 Newcastle Gold Cup, which is scheduled to run at Newcastle Racecourse this Thursday September 19, 2013.
16 horses in total have accepted for a run in the 2013 Newcastle Gold Cup, including Ironstein.
Ironstein has won eight of his 53 race starts and has earned more than $865,000 in prize money during his career.
The Zabeel gelding placed second in the Listed Premier’s Cup last start and will be looking to go one place better when he contests the 2013 Newcastle Gold Cup later in the week.
Ironstein has drawn barrier 12 and be ridden by jockey Brenton Avdulla in the race.
The eight-year-old veteran is trained by Gerald Ryan at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse and will be having his fourth spring start in the 2013 Newcastle Gold Cup.
Danas Best is also included in the 2013 Newcastle Gold Cup final field and barrier draw.
The four-year-old has won six of his 14 race starts and has earned more than $146,000 in prize money so far.
Danas Best has drawn barrier five for the 2013 Newcastle Gold Cup and will be ridden by jockey Tommy Berry in the race.
Crafty Ira and Gazza Guru are also amongst the 2013 Newcastle Gold Cup final field and barrier draw acceptances.
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2013 Newcastle Gold Cup Final Field & Barrier Draw
|No||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Hcp Rating|
|1||327067×902||IRONSTEIN||Gerald Ryan||Brenton Avdulla||12||59kg||97|
|2||3x62796x50||CRAFTY IRNA||Ron Quinton||Sam Clipperton (a)||3||57.5kg||98|
|3||0x07011802||PEAL OF BELLS||Gwenda Markwell||James McDonald||10||57.5kg||94|
|4||07×7432813||WINNING GLORY (NZ)||David Payne||Nash Rawiller||15||56.5kg||92|
|5||3677201713||GAZZA GURU||Stephen Farley||Hugh Bowman||16||55.5kg||90|
|6||28×4023211||LUCRIPETOUS (NZ)||Chris Waller||Christian Reith||14||55kg||89|
|7||x800990413||SAINT ENCOSTA||John P Thompson||Timothy Bell||7||54.5kg||88|
|8||58×5355419||PRETTY PINS (NZ)||John P Thompson||Joao Moreira||13||54kg||89|
|9||550×077235||YULALONA||Peter Snowden||Tim Clark||4||54kg||84|
|10||16×5252111||DANAS BEST||Gai Waterhouse||Tommy Berry||5||54kg||82|
|11||41×0285662||GHOST PROTOCOL (IRE)||Paul Perry||Jason Collett||8||54kg||79|
|12||7x784x4232||TENBY LADY (USA)||Gai Waterhouse||Jim Cassidy||6||54kg||77|
|13||464×506123||AGENT BAUER||Gwenda Markwell||Jeff Penza||11||54kg||76|
|14||x502876405||MUIRFIELD (NZ)||Michael Moroney||Jay Ford||9||54kg||76|
|15||3695×90575||PRAECIDO (NZ)||David Payne||Glyn Schofield||1||54kg||75|
|16||x435511568||PLANET PURPLE||Kerry Parker||Peter Robl||2||54kg||73|