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Final Epsom Field

Wednesday, 30th September 2015

The $1 million Gr1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) has attracted a quality field of 15 gallopers which will contest the time-honoured event at Royal Randwick on Saturday. Prestigiously talented mare Winx, from the Chris Waller yard, is the dominant $2.80 favourite despite drawing poorly in barrier 13. Next in the market is dual Gr1 winner Lucia Valentina at $8. The Kris Lees-trained mare should be ready to peak after two pleasing runs this campaign and will get her chance after drawing well in barrier 4. Promising 4YO Sadler's Lake, also from the Chris Waller yard, rounds out the top three in the market at $8. The son of High Chaparral will also be afforded every chance to build upon his impressive record after drawing favourably in barrier 3. Weights were raised 4kg to adhere to the rule that the top weight must carry 58kg in a Gr1 race. Consequently, the John Thompson-trained Hooked will carry top weight of 58kg with a spread of just 2kg over the entire field. To view the final field for the 2015 Gr1 Epsom Handicap click here.

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