Weir dominates field Grp1 Futurity Stakes

Brave Smash runs at Caulfield.

Two three-year-olds will take on the older horses in the Group One Futurity Stakes at Caulfield.

Caulfield Guineas winner Mighty Boss and fellow three-year-old colt Showtime are among the field of 11 for Saturday’s 1400m weight-for-age race which is headlined by three runners from the Darren Weir stable.

Weir has accepted with dual Group One winners Tosen Stardom and Humidor, who have drawn barriers five and two respectively, as well as last-start Group One C F Orr Stakes third placegetter Brave Smash (barrier nine).

The Chris Waller-trained Group One-winning mare Shillelagh has the outside barrier while Snitzson has the rails draw.

6-03.25 ITALKTRAVEL FUTURITY STAKES 1400 M

$500000 and $2000 trophies. 1st $300000 and trophies of $2000 to owner, 2nd $90000, 3rd $45000, 4th $22500, 5th $12500, 6th $10000, 7th $10000, 8th $10000.

GROUP 1

Three-Years-Old and Upwards Standard Weight for Age

No Allowances for apprentices

1 TOSEN STARDOM (JPN) Darren Weir Ben Allen (a0) 5 59
2 HUMIDOR (NZ) Darren Weir Damian Lane 2 59
3 BRAVE SMASH (JPN) Darren Weir Craig Williams 9 59
4 LORD OF THE SKY Robbie Laing Damien Oliver 7 59
5 SOVEREIGN NATION David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Regan Bayliss 4 59
6 MR SNEAKY Anthony Freedman Mark Zahra 8 59
7 WYNDSPELLE (NZ) Michael Kent Beau Mertens 6 59
8 SNITZSON David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Kerrin McEvoy 1 59
9 SHILLELAGH (NZ) Chris Waller Michael Dee 11 57
10 MIGHTY BOSS Mick Price Michael Walker 3 55.5
11 SHOWTIME Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Dwayne Dunn 10 55.5

 

 

 

 

Credit: AAP

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