2014 Summer Cup Final Field & Barrier Draw

December 23rd, 2014

The Group 3 Summer Cup (2000m) is the feature race running at Royal Randwick Racecourse this Friday, with 14 potential stayers set to tackle the $125,000 Boxing Day race.

I'm Imposing is due to jump from barrier nine in the Summer Cup on Saturday.

I’m Imposing is due to jump from barrier nine in the Summer Cup on Saturday. Photo by Steve Hart.

Chris Waller leads the charge by saddling three horses in the race, including Hoylonny, Multilateral, and headliner I’m Imposing.

Nine-year-old I’m Imposing is the defending Summer Cup champion, winning last year’s edition a nose ahead of runner-up Travolta. The gelding proved he still has what it takes to win this campaign after taking out the Listed Festival Stakes (1500m) on November 29 before finishing a close second in the Group 2 Villiers Stakes (1600m) on December 13.

I’m Imposing will carry the top weight of 59kg as he jumps from barrier nine with Tye Angland in the saddle.

Six-year-old gelding Hoylonny will have to overcome a wide start from barrier 11 with Jim Cassidy while Multilateral will get an inside start from barrier two with Ms Kathy O’Hara as rider after finishing third last in the Villiers Stakes.

Tony McEvoy will be represented in the 2014 Summer Cup by six-year-old gelding Pelicano, who made his return to racing after 12 months on the sidelines due to injury in the Villiers Stakes where the gelding finished eighth.

Pelicano won the Listed Werribee Cup (2600m) and finished second in the Listed Ballarat Cup (2200m) this time last year before an injury caused him off the track for a year. He will jump from barrier seven in the Summer Cup with Hugh Bowman to ride.

Peter Moody’s four-year-old mare Metaphorical has finished in the first three her last four times out, including finishing second in the Listed ATC Cup (2000m) and third in the Listed Xmas Cup (2400m) last time out. The mare will carry the minimum weight of 54kg and jump from barrier three on Saturday.

Check out the complete 2014 Summer Cup final field and barrier draw below.

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2014 Summer Cup Final Field & Barrier Draw

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 76128×2012 I’M IMPOSING (GB) Chris Waller Tye Angland 9 59kg 104
2 44871621×8 PELICANO Tony McEvoy Hugh Bowman 7 57.5kg 101
3 x0029109x8 HOYLONNY Chris Waller Jim Cassidy 11 56.5kg 99
4 61137×6875 SCREAM MACHINE Jason Coyle Blake Shinn 13 56.5kg 99
5 472×985230 MIDSUMMER SUN (GB) Sam Kavanagh Brenton Avdulla 8 54.5kg 95
6 5135176×60 MULTILATERAL (USA) Chris Waller Ms Kathy O’Hara 2 54kg 94
7 36×0492123 METAPHORICAL Peter G Moody 3 54kg 93
8 516x0504x6 GALLATIN John O’Shea Lester Grace (a) 6 54kg 91
9 4616×74550 KAYPERS Greg Bennett 5 54kg 90
10 391465×700 KEEP COOL (NZ) Joseph Pride 12 54kg 89
11 0314515776 WORLD WIDE Bede Murray Ms Winona Costin (a) 10 54kg 82
12 x763706x28 SURGE AHEAD Anthony Cummings Adam Hyeronimus 1 54kg 78
13 6×66575155 CASINO DANCER Mike Van Gestel 4 54kg 76
14 5×88857810 GHOST PROTOCOL (IRE) Paul Perry Thomas Huet 14 54kg 76