2010 Herbert Power Stakes Barriers & Final Field

October 7th, 2010

The 2010 Group 2 Herbert Power Stakes, which is running on Saturday October 9 at 1:15PM.

This event is a 2400 metre race run under handicap conditions, and the 2010 Herbert Power Stakes will feature a field of 10 classy runners. Be sure to sign up for an account at Ladbrokes.com.au if you want to be poised to take advantage of the Herbert Power Stakes odds as soon as they come out.

Precedence looks set to take this race, with a weight of 56.5kg and a barrier 1 start. Trained by Bart Cummings, Precedence is the winner of the 2010 Group 3 JRA Cup (2040m), having finished more than a length ahead. With just a little but of luck, a Herbert Power Stakes is well within the grasp of this gelding.

Moudre also looks to be a good chance, though he will start from barrier 9. Nevertheless, barrier position doesn’t mean much in a run as long as the Herbert Power Stakes, and Moudre will only carry 55.5kg.

What could make this race quite interesting will be the track conditions on the day. Both Precedence and Moudre are capable of performing well in the wet, which could make it a very close run indeed.

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2010 Herbert Power Stakes Field & Barrier Draw

No Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Handicapper Rating
1 DOCTOR FREMANTLE (GB) Lee Freedman Damien Oliver 5 58 108
2 PRECEDENCE (NZ) Bart Cummings Blake Shinn 1 56.5 104
3 MOUDRE Ciaron Maher Craig Williams 9 55.5 101
4 STERLING PRINCE (NZ) Wayne Hillis Michael Walker 6 55.5 101
5 LINTON Robert Hickmott Nicholas Hall 3 54.5 98
6 APPREHEND Tony Vasil Craig Newitt 7 54 96
7 PERSIAN STAR Robert Smerdon Glen Boss 10 53.5 100
8 RIGHT FONG David Balfour Michelle Payne 2 53.5 95
9 CEDARBERG Pat Carey Chris Symons 4 53 89
10 JEUNEYS END Allan Fitzgerald Darren Gauci 8 53 78