Sydney Cup Field

The Sydney Cup field always contains a few outstanding horses. One of the oldest races in Australia, able to trace its roots back to 1862, the Sydney Cup field release is always awaited with great anticipation. As a feature Group 1 event worth $1,600,000, you can certainly expect some of the nation’s best stayers to feature prominently in the Sydney Cup field.

2016 Sydney Cup Field

The 2016 Sydney Cup field includes some impressive runners. Raced over 3200m, the 2016 Sydney Cup field will include 20 horses with a minimum weight of 52kg. Without a doubt, the 2016 Sydney Cup field will live up to the reputation of this great race established in former years.

The 2016 Sydney Cup field is published below.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Penalty Hcp Rating
1 58701×9032 WHO SHOT THEBARMAN (NZ) Chris Waller Blake Shinn 5 57kg 111
2 067101×906 ALMOONQITH (USA) David Hayes & Tom Dabernig Hugh Bowman 10 55.5kg 106
3 75003×0853 GRAND MARSHAL (GB) Chris Waller James McDonald 6 55kg 108
4 x1x6x34111 LIBRAN (IRE) Chris Waller Brenton Avdulla 3 53kg 2.0kg 107
5 150311×474 AUVRAY (FR) John P Thompson Tommy Berry 8 53kg 101
6 5x69x31145 DESTINY’S KISS Joseph Pride Jason Collett 1 52.5kg 100
7 x0x0069x03 GALLANTE (IRE) Robert Hickmott Kerrin McEvoy 11 51.5kg 99
8 8x900x7723 CAFE SOCIETY (FR) Gai Waterhouse Chad Schofield 9 51kg 95
9 000544×978 LIKE A CAROUSEL Ken Keys Ms Kathy O’Hara 7 51kg 91
10 211246×326 DEE I CEE (NZ) Gai Waterhouse Thomas Huet 4 51kg 74
11 151042×451 BAYANOVA (NZ) Michael Kent Ms Jackie Beriman 2 51kg 73

2016 Sydney Cup Nominations

The 2016 Sydney Cup nominations will be released on the Monday prior to the race. Because the Autumn Racing Carnival has been restructured this year, the 2015 Sydney Cup nominations should feature a pretty impressive array of stayers, including quite a few who have the Melbourne Cup in their sights.

The 2016 Sydney Cup nominations are provided here.

No Horse Trainer Ballot Weight Hcp
1 HARTNELL (GB) John O’Shea 1 52kg 115
2 PROTECTIONIST (GER) Kris Lees 2 58kg 115
3 DOMINANT (IRE) John Moore 3 56.5kg 112
4 RED CADEAUX (GB) Ed Dunlop 4 56.5kg 112
5 RISING ROMANCE (NZ) Donna Logan 5 53.5kg 110
6 BEATEN UP (GB) Chris Waller 6 55kg 109
7 WHO SHOT THEBARMAN (NZ) Chris Waller 7 54.5kg 108
8 JUNOOB (GB) Chris Waller 8 54.5kg 106
9 AU REVOIR (IRE) Peter G Moody 9 54kg 107
10 OPINION (IRE) Chris Waller 10 52.5kg 105
11 IT’S SOMEWHAT (USA) John O’Shea 11 52kg 104
12 BIG MEMORY (FR) Tony McEvoy 12 52kg 103
13 AKZAR (IRE) Darren Weir 13 52kg 103
14 EPINGLE (NZ) Michael Kent 14 52kg 102
15 GREATWOOD (GB) Gai Waterhouse 15 52kg 101
16 BAGMAN Chris Waller 16 52kg 101
17 DESTINY’S KISS Joseph Pride 17 52kg 99
18 SONNTAG Henry Dwyer 18 52kg 98
19 QUEENSTOWN Gai Waterhouse 19 52kg 98
20 OUR VOODOO PRINCE (GB) Chris Waller 20 52kg 98
21 DISCLAIMER (GB) Peter & Paul Snowden 21 52kg 97
22 PERMIT (GB) Chris Waller 22 52kg 97
23 WISH COME TRUE (IRE) Peter G Moody 23 52kg 96
24 LIKE A CAROUSEL Ken Keys 24 52kg 94
25 RENEW (IRE) Archie Alexander 25 52kg 94
26 SIR JOHN HAWKWOOD (IRE) Peter G Moody 26 52kg 92
27 SABOR A TRIUNFO (CHI) Peter & Paul Snowden 27 52kg 90
28 TREMEC (NZ) John P Thompson 28 52kg 90
29 DON DOREMO (NZ) Robbie Laing 29 52kg 89
30 GRAND MARSHAL (GB) Chris Waller 30 52kg 88
31 TUPAC AMARU John O’Shea 31 52kg 83
32 MARTINVAST (IRE) Archie Alexander 32 52kg 81
33 RAWNAQ David Hayes & Tom Dabernig 33 52kg 80
34 ONLY A PLEASURE (IRE) Archie Alexander 34 52kg 79
35 ARTIBAI (GB) Kris Lees 35 52kg 75
36 BOOGIE SHOES (GB) John Sargent 36 52kg 74
37 DOUKHAN (IRE) Kris Lees 37 52kg 72
38 FELIX BAY Kevin Moses 38 52kg 68
39 TAMPERE Shaun Dwyer 39 52kg 68
40 MIDAS (NZ) Bart & James Cummings 40 52kg 65
41 KARATA Nigel Blackiston 41 52kg 53
42 ROYAL DIAMOND (IRE) John Sadler 54kg 107