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Final Golden Slipper Field & Barriers

Wednesday, 15th March 2017

The final field has been declared (16 plus three emergencies) and the barrier draw conducted for the world's richest juvenile race – the $3.5 million Gr1 Golden Slipper (1200m) to be run at Rosehill Gardens this Saturday, 18th March. Boom Queensland filly Houtzen is the current $4.40 tab favourite for the race despite drawing wide in barrier 16. Fellow unbeaten filly She Will Reign also fared poorly, with connections coming up with gate 13. The Gary Portelli-trained filly is second favourite at $5. Next best is Blue Diamond winner Catchy at $7 (barrier 8), followed by Blue Diamond runner-up Pariah at $8 (barrier 4). All other runners are at double figure odds headed by Tulip at $11 (barrier 10). The final field is:

  1. PARIAH (Peter & Paul Snowden-Blake Shinn) 56.5kg (4)
  2. VERANILLO (John O'Shea-Brenton Avdulla) 56.5kg (11)
  3. TRAPEZE ARTIST (Gerald Ryan-Tim Clark) 56.5kg (5)
  4. SINGLE BULLET (Gary Portelli-Tye Angland) 56.5kg (3)
  5. DIAMOND TATHAGATA (Mark Newnham-Glyn Schofield) 56.5kg (7)
  6. TREKKING (John O'Shea-William Buick) 56.5kg (18)
  7. INVADER (Peter & Paul Snowden-Hugh Bowman) 56.5kg (15)
  8. MENARI (Gerald Ryan) 56.5kg (1)
  9. CATCHY (David & B Hayes & T Dabernig-Craig Williams) 54.5kg (8)
  10. FORMALITY (David & B Hayes & T Dabernig) 54.5kg (2)
  11. TULIP (David & B Hayes & T Dabernig) 54.5kg (10)
  12. SHE WILL REIGN (Gary Portelli-Ben Melham) 54.5kg (13)
  13. FROLIC (Michael Freedman-Tommy Berry) 54.5kg (17)
  14. TEASPOON (Michael Freedman-Zac Purton) 54.5kg (14)
  15. HOUTZEN (Toby Edmonds-Jeff Lloyd) 54.5kg (16)
  16. MADEENATY (David & B Hayes & T Dabernig-Regan Bayliss) 54.5kg (9)
  17. (emergency) CHAUFFEUR (Gerald Ryan-Joshua Parr) 56.5kg (19)
  18. (emergency) SHOWTIME (Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes) 56.5kg (6)
  19. (emergency) THE MISSION (Paul Perry) 56.5kg (12)
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