The Newcastle Cup field is usually comprised of some very talented horses alongside some local runners. Those horses that usually seek entry into the Newcastle Cup field come via a variety of avenues and have a mixed history of success at black type level. In the past, some very strong foreign raiders have stepped up into the Newcastle Cup field, some often taking out top honours.
2016 Newcastle Cup Field
The 2016 Newcastle Cup field looks set to follow in the footsteps of recent editions of the race, growing in stature and reputation. There are likely to be even more impressive horses in the 2016 Newcastle Cup field than in past years, all with decent black type experience. Keep an eye on the Newcastle Cup field for great form assistance going into the remainder of the 2015 Spring Carnival.
The 2016 Newcastle Cup field is below.
The 2016 Newcastle Cup field will be published here as soon as all details are finalised.
|No||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Hcp Rating|
|1||2×04638235||JUNOOB (GB)||Chris Waller||Brenton Avdulla||10||59kg||103|
|2||816113×882||SACRED MASTER (NZ)||Chris Waller||Hugh Bowman||7||56.5kg||98|
|3||532x145x22||SINGING (FR)||Kris Lees||Kerrin McEvoy||3||56.5kg||98|
|4||7x23240x67||ORBEC (FR)||John P Thompson||Tye Angland||4||55.5kg||96|
|5||089×567641||SENSE OF OCCASION||Kris Lees||Tim Clark||14||55.5kg||96|
|6||1817x9x399||RULING DYNASTY||James Cummings||Glyn Schofield||11||55kg||95|
|7||x5339x6781||SLOW PACE (USA)||Kris Lees||Robert Thompson||2||54.5kg||94|
|8||69×6031166||AMEXED (NZ)||Tony Gollan||Jim Byrne||5||54kg||93|
|9||6×50225410||OLYMPIC ACADEMY||Kris Lees||Tommy Berry||12||54kg||78|
|10||246x3269x2||DEE I CEE (NZ)||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||Johan Victoire||13||54kg||76|
|11||7415561221||DOWDSTOWN CHARLIE||Kim Waugh||Andrew Gibbons||1||54kg||73|
|12||514141×994||LORD DISICK||Michael Moroney||Christian Reith||6||54kg||72|
|13||3808×01343||LETCHWORTH||Cameron Crockett||Ms Rachael Murray||15||54kg||66|
|14||5139955069||QUARTERMASTER||Paul Perry||Matthew McGillivray (a)||9||54kg||63|
|15e||0919041×32||KINSMAN||Craig Roberts||Taylor Marshall (a)||8||54kg||53|
2016 Newcastle Gold Cup Nominations
The 2016 Newcastle Gold Cup nominations, released on Friday September 11, contain a number of top quality runners. Major trainers such as Chris Waller, Gai Waterhouse and Peter Moody are all likely to have horses included in the 2015 Newcastle Gold Cup nominations.
The 2016 Newcastle Gold Cup nominations will be provided below.