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07/01/02 Capacity Field for Silk Stocking
r2gboss.jpg (13485 bytes)A capacity field has been guaranteed for Wednesday's $100,850 IFS Silk Stocking Handicap on the Gold Coast after acceptances were finalised today.

Heading the weights are the in form New South Wales duo of Quest for Success and See the Gold.

Quest for Success, a member of the Rod Craig stable, has drawn barrier eleven and will have the services of the top Sydney rider Glen Boss.

Corey Brown meanwhile will be reunited on the Bede Murray trained See the Gold. Brown has ridden the mare twice for two wins. Barrier seven will give her every chance to extend her winning run to six. See the Gold has won eight of her past ten races and will be the measuring stick on Wednesday.

The Toowoomba trained Laurinel Argie is the highest weighted local challenger. A member of the Rex Lipp stable the mare is also in great form with four wins from her past five starts.

Gai Waterhouse, Peter Moody, Ron Maund and Gerald Ryan are set to saddle up two runners each in the Silk Stocking.

0107lennybeasley.jpg (13415 bytes)Waterhouse has engaged Lenny Beasley to ride the top class performer Stylish Lass, while Jim Cassidy will be looking for a big performance from Heritiere, who's looks a great chance on the minimum weight.

It's been a huge season for Queensland's Peter Moody and he will be hoping the great run continues with his two runners, Bravisa and Carbrecel. The former fared terribly at this morning's barrier draw (22), while Carbrecel drew in the middle of the field for popular Sydney rider Chris Munce.

Gerald Ryan is pinning faith in his pairing of West Ward and Gilded Wings, both of which appear to be well weighted but drew terrible barriers. Jason Taylor has the ride on West Ward (barrier 18), while Michael Cahill will partner Gilded Wings (20).

Another Queensland based trainer Ron Maund is also set to saddle up two runners. Ena's Treasure has drawn barrier 8, while stablemate Here for Glory is sure to get a lovely run from gate six.

The Silk Stocking Handicap will be one of eight good races to be run at the Gold Coast track on Wednesday.

Cyberhorse will be on track and file reports from the Silk Stocking Race Day and the Magic Millions Classic Day on Saturday.


01 QUEST FOR SUCCESS (Rod Craig) Glen Boss (11) 56.0
02 SEE THE GOLD (Bede Murray) Corey Brown (7) 56.0
03 LAURINEL ARGIE (Rex Lipp) Scott Seamer (9) 54.5
04 CARD QUEEN (Alan Bailey) Glen Colless (4) 54.0
05 STYLISH LASS (Gai Waterhouse) Lenny Beasley (12) 54.0
06 BRAVISA (Peter Moody) Jim Byrne (22) 53.0
07 CARBRECEL (Peter Moody) Chris Munce (10) 53.0
08 MERINGO MULL (Ken Lantry) Michael Pelling (17) 53.0
09 WEST WARD (Gerald Ryan) Jason Taylor (18) 53.0
10 ENA'S TREASURE (Ron Maund) (8) 52.5
11 MADAM FRENCH (Gillian Heinrich) Stathi Katsidis (16) 52.5
12 GAY ADVENTURE (Tony Webb) Alan Cowie (2) 52.0
13 MODEL MATERIAL (Pat Duff) Anthony Merritt (a) (5) 52.0
14 GILDED WINGS (Gerald Ryan) Michael Cahill (20) 52.0
15 KISSES (Bryan Guy) Michael Rodd (a) (1) 52.0
16 SOPHISTOCAT (Kerry Parker) Garry Baker (14) 52.0
17 HERITIERE (Gai Waterhouse) Jim Cassidy (13) 52.0
18 HERE FOR GLORY (Ron Maund) (6) 52.0
19 AWESOME EDGE (Kelly Doughty) Scott Galloway (21) 52.0
20 MILLENNIUM BELLE (Keith Smith) (3) 52.0
21 ROARING FORTIES (Gordon Yorke) (19) 52.0
22 ANOTHER SYN (Darren Bell) (23) 52.0
23 IMPULSIVE LASS (Steve Tregea) (15) 52.0

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