Final Field & Barrier Draw – Newcastle Gold Cup 2013

September 17th, 2013

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 is part of the 2013 Newcastle Gold Cup final field. Picture by Taron Clarke.

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