Black Caviar Lightning Final Field and Barrier Draw - Field of 11 declared for Flemington Group 1

  • Massive weight pull for Jedastar
Sunlight defeats Zousain in the Coolmore Stud Stakes at Flemington

A field of 11 has been declared for the Group 1 Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington.

Group One-winning mare In Her Time has drawn the inside barrier for Saturday's 1000m straight-track sprint while trainer Grahame Begg has accepted for Group One-winning colt Written By who will begin from barrier 11.

Coolmore Stud Stakes-winning filly Sunlight is one of four three-year-olds in the race and has barrier nine while talented colts Graff and Lean Mean Machine have gates three and 10 respectively.

Trainer Lloyd Kennewell is running two-year-old filly Jedastar who has barrier two for apprentice Chris Caserta at the feather weight of 44kg under the weight-for-age conditions.

Jedastar has 9.5kg less than three-year-old filly Sunlight while she will be receiving 14.5kg off Osborne Bulls, Battle Hero and Glenall at the top of the weights.

2019 Black Caviar Lightning field and barriers: 

1. OSBORNE BULLS James Cummings - Craig Williams (5) 58.5kg
2. BATTLE HERO Chris Gangemi - Jarrad Noske (7) 58.5kg
3. GLENALL Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes - Dwayne Dunn (6) 58.5kg
4. IN HER TIME Kris Lees - Corey Brown (1) 56.5kg
5. MISSROCK Robbie Laing – TBA (4) 56.5kg
6. DIVINE QUALITY Robbie Griffiths - Beau Mertens (8) 56.5kg
7. WRITTEN BY Grahame Begg - Jordan Childs (11) 55.5kg
8. GRAFF Kris Lees - Tommy Berry (3) 55.5kg
9. LEAN MEAN MACHINE Chris Waller - James McDonald (10) 55.5kg
10. SUNLIGHT Tony McEvoy - Luke Currie (9) 53.5kg
11. JEDASTAR Lloyd Kennewell - Chris Caserta (a) (2) 44kg


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