The nominations and weights have been released for the Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes, which is due to run at Ascot Racecourse on Saturday November 24, 2012.
A total of 19 horses have been nominated for the $500,000 race, including Barakey.
Barakey will be looking to extend his winning streak to 11 when he runs in the 2012 Winterbottom Stakes next weekend.
The five-year-old won his last start in the Group 3 Colonel Reeves Stakes at Ascot Racecourse on November 6, 2012.
Barakey will be having his first attempt at Group 1 racing in the 2012 Winterbottom Stakes.
The Key Business gelding is trained by Jim Taylor, who trained Hay List in his first nine race starts.
Also included in the 2012 Winterbottom Stakes nominations and weights is Buffering.
Buffering has won 11 of his 30 race starts and has earned more than $2 million in prize money during his horse racing career.
The five-year-old will be out to win his first Group 1 race in the 2012 Winterbottom Stakes after performing below par in his last to attempts.
Buffering has not seemed his usual self at the tail end of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, posting a sixth placing in the Group 1 Manikato Stakes two starts back before finishing eighth in the Group 1 Patinack Farm Classic last start.
The Mossman gelding has been allocated 585 kilograms under the 2012 Winterbottom Stakes’ weight-for-age conditions.
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2012 Winterbottom Stakes Nominations & Weights
|1||BARAKEY||Jim P Taylor||58.5kg|
|2||BEL SPRINTER||Jason Warren||58.5kg|
|5||ELUSIVE TOUCH||Shane A Edwards||58.5kg|
|8||MEGEM’S BOY||Stan Bates||58.5kg|
|11||SPIRIT OF BOOM||Tony Gollan||58.5kg|
|12||TEMPLE OF BOOM||Tony Gollan||58.5kg|
|14||WARATAH’S SECRET||Jim P Taylor||58.5kg|
|17||HALLOWELL BELLE||Gai Waterhouse||56.5kg|
|18||POWER PRINCESS||Simon A Miller||56.5kg|