The final field and barrier draw for the Group 3 Roma Cup have been released, with the race set to run this Saturday May 28, 2011, at Belmont Racecourse.
The 2011 Roma Cup will be run over 1,200 metres and is worth a total of $125,000 in prize money.
Run under weight-for-age conditions, the 2011 Roma Cup has attracted acceptances from 15 horses.
Included in the 2011 Roma Cup final field is Jim Taylor’s Idyllic Prince.
The eight-year-old Idyllic Prince has won 14 of his 43 race starts and already is a multiple Group winner.
The Scenic gelding has accrued just under $1 million in prize money and finished second by less than a length to Vain Raider in last year’s Roman Cup.
Idyllic Prince has drawn barrier 13 for the 2011 Roma Cup and will be ridden by jockey Brad Parnham.
Also included in the 2011 Roma Cup final field is Power Princess, who has won her past two horse racing starts.
The four-year-old mare won the Listed H.G. Bolton Sprint last start by almost two lengths and has won eight of her 16 career runs.
Power Princess has drawn barrier 10 in the 2011 Roma Cup and will be ridden by jockey Peter Knucky.
Power Princess has accrued more than $300,000 in prize money during her career so far and will be looking to make it three wins in a row in the 2011 Roma Cup.
The seven-year-old King Kool Kat is also amongst the 2011 Roma Cup final field.
King Kool Kat won six races in a row last preparation and will be second up in the 2011 Roma Cup after finishing third in his first-up on May 14.
Also included in the 2011 Roma Cup final field is Todd Harvey’s Premardal, Raquel Mills’ Escadaire and Allen McNamara’s Kid Choisir.
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2011 Roma Cup Final Field & Barrier Draw
|1||22X1X248X||IDYLLIC PRINCE||Jim P Taylor||Brad Parnham||13||58.5kg|
|2||1800X2739X||MEGATIC||Albie Beckett||Patrick Carbery||3||58.5kg|
|3||80X21120X7||FAMOUS ROMAN||Jim P Taylor||Jason Brown||15||58.5kg|
|4||31X565540X||GRAND NIRVANA||Fred Kersley||Daniel Staeck||12||58.5kg|
|5||1X9218800X||GOD HAS SPOKEN||Neville Parnham||Steven Parnham||14||58.5kg|
|6||11111326X3||KING KOOL KAT||Ian Glading||Duncan Miller (a)||5||58.5kg|
|7||7X69X61328||ESCADAIRE (NZ)||Raquel Mills||Paul Harvey||2||58.5kg|
|8||2138X95029||FOXY BOY||Brent Larsson||Noel Rudland||7||58.5kg|
|9||X000X69526||KEYTOMONEY||Michael Lane||Ms Kyra Yuill (a)||6||58.5kg|
|10||8X184X280X||KID CHOISIR||Allen McNamara (Snr)||Peter Hall||8||58.5kg|
|11||X7058X128X||PHENOMENONS||Shane A Edwards||Troy Turner||4||58.5kg|
|12||X611016X74||GRAND JARDIN||Bruce Watkins||William Pike||1||58.5kg|
|13||117X23526X||IMPRESSIVE JEUNEY||Darren Mcauliffe||Shaun O’Donnell||11||56.5kg|
|14||1131X19X11||POWER PRINCESS||Simon A Miller||Peter Knuckey||10||56.5kg|
|15||612X4112X2||PREMARDAL||Todd Harvey||Shaun Mc Gruddy||9||56.5kg|