The final field has been announced for the Group 1 Winterbottom Stakes, which is scheduled to run at Ascot Racecourse this Saturday November 23, 2013.
A total of 13 horses have accepted for a run in the race, including Barakey.
Barakey has won 12 of his 13 race starts and has earned more than $735,000 in prize money during his horse racing career.
The six-year-old’s only defeat came when placing 11th of 13 in the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap in his only Melbourne race start.
He was found to be lame after the race and promptly travelled back to his tried and tested home base of Perth.
Barakey’s most recent run resulted in a win in the Group 3 Prince Of Wales Stakes at Ascot on October 26.
Also included in the 2013 Winterbottom Stakes final field is Buffering.
Buffering has won 14 of his 37 race starts and has earned more than $3.66 million in prize money during his career.
The six-year-old was always known for his inability to win a Group 1 race, despite placing at the top level on numerous occasions.
However, he broke the curse to win the Group 1 Manikato Stakes at Moonee Valley on October 26, before going on to also win he Group 1 VRC Sprint Classic by a dominant margin last run.
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2013 Winterbottom Stakes Final Field
|1||BUFFERING||58.5||m122||DAMIAN BROWNE||ROB HEATHCOTE|
|2||SPIRIT OF BOOM||58.5||m112||NICHOLAS HALL||TONY GOLLAN|
|3||MOMENT OF CHANGE||58.5||m113||LUKE NOLEN||PETER MOODY|
|4||BARAKEY||58.5||m112||JASON BROWN||JIM TAYLOR|
|5||WATERMANS BAY||58.5||m95||GLENN SMITH||PETER & MATT GIADRESCO|
|6||BEACH EXPRESS||58.5||m98||–||ADAM DURRANT|
|7||EXCELORADA||58.5||m98||STEVEN PARNHAM||NEVILLE PARNHAM|
|8||TIGER PETE||58.5||m90||JARRAD NOSKE||STEVE WOLFE|
|9||THE RISING||58.5||m94||–||REVOR ANDREWS|
|10||CHECKPOINT||58.5||m92||BRAD PARNHAM||NEVILLE PARNHAM|
|12||SHINING KNIGHT||58.5||m77||WILLIAM PIKE||GRANT WILLIAMS|
|13||POWER PRINCESS||56.5||m110||PETER KNUCKEY||SIMON A. MILLER|