The Kris Lees trained trio of Invincible Gem, Princess Posh and El Dorado Dreaming, were all out of luck after receiving wide barriers in the Group 1 $600,000 Coolmore Classic (1500m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Daysee Doom, above, has drawn a wide barrier in the 2019 Coolmore Classic at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

Daysee Doom, above, has drawn a wide barrier in the 2019 Coolmore Classic at Rosehill. Photo by Steve Hart.

The final field of fillies and mares for the Coolmore Classic is made up of twenty runners plus four emergencies with Invincible Gem (Jason Collett) drawing barrier eighteen, El Dorado Dreaming (Brenton Avdulla) twenty and Princess Posh (Kerrin McEvoy) twenty-three.

The three Lees runners will move in four spots if all of the four emergencies fail to gain a start.

Lees is happy with the progress of Princess Posh and Invincible Gem who finished first and third in the Group 3 $160,000 Newcastle Newmarket Handicap (1400m) at Newcastle last Friday while El Dorado Dreaming is coming off a last start third to Nakeeta Jane in the Group 1 $500,000 Surround Stakes (1400m) at Randwick on March 2.

“All three are in great order, and going into the race in good form,” Less told Racing New South Wales News Desk.

“Princess Posh and Invincible Gem have come through the Newmarket without any problems, and El Dorado Dreaming has trained on well since her good third in the Surround Stakes (1400m Group 1) at Randwick last Saturday week.”

The Chris Waller trained I Am Serious was also out of luck, coming up with barrier fifteen with James McDonald in the saddle again, while White Moss, who beat the Waller trained mare in the Group 2 $200,000 Millie Fox Stakes (1300m) at Rosehill on February 23, has drawn nicely at gate five for Kathy O’Hara.

Waller will also saddle up Savvy Coup (Opie Bosson, barrier 4), Noire (Damian Lane, 14) and Fiesta (Glyn Schofield, 12).

Last year’s Coolmore Classic winner Daysee Doom was also out of luck at the barrier draw, coming up with twenty-one with Andrew Adkins booked to ride while her Ron Quinton trained stablemate Dixie Blossoms has drawn in close at two for Christian Reith.

The Coolmore Classic has developed into a wide open betting race with I am Serious at $5.50 and Jamaican Rain at $8.50 the only two runners under the $10 mark at

Final fields for the 2019 Coolmore Classic (1500m)

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 150x5x60x6 DAYSEE DOOM Ron Quinton Andrew Adkins 21 58kg 110
2 636x3637x2 DIXIE BLOSSOMS Ron Quinton Christian Reith 2 56.5kg 107
3 15x52170x0 SAVVY COUP (NZ) Chris Waller Opie Bosson 4 56.5kg 107
4 x951395x15 ECKSTEIN Kurt Goldman Sam Clipperton 11 56kg 106
5 415x5583x1 OREGON’S DAY Mick Price Michael Walker 3 56kg 106
6 115×621311 ALASSIO Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Tim Clark 6 55.5kg 105
7 x48711x254 COOL PASSION Tony McEvoy 13 55.5kg 105
8 12x2177x60 NOIRE Chris Waller Damian Lane 14 55.5kg 105
9 10x3590x61 WHITE MOSS Jason Coyle Ms Kathy O’Hara 5 55.5kg 105
10 68x83002x7 ALOISIA (NZ) Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Jay Ford 24 55kg 104
11 121x2231x2 I AM SERIOUS Chris Waller James McDonald 15 55kg 104
12 397x645x73 INVINCIBLE GEM Kris Lees Jason Collett 18 55kg 104
13 6413532×01 PRINCESS POSH Kris Lees Kerrin McEvoy 23 55kg 104
14 1x12273x32 SAVATIANO James Cummings 19 54kg 102
15 13x3033x43 EL DORADO DREAMING Kris Lees Brenton Avdulla 20 53.5kg 102
16 2x12220x16 FIESTA Chris Waller Glyn Schofield 12 52.5kg 100
17 25x111x5x1 JAMAICAN RAIN Richard Laming Glen Boss 16 52.5kg 99
18 1x42974x47 BELLA MARTINI Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 9 52kg 98
19 1x423x1223 MANICURE James Cummings 22 52kg 98
20 13151139×4 MOSS TRIP Peter & Paul Snowden Tommy Berry 7 51.5kg 97
21e x2331320x6 MANDYLION Gwenda Markwell 1 51kg 92
22e 222550×314 MIZZY Anthony Cummings Corey Brown 10 50kg 88
23e x4850425x1 QAFILA David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Jye McNeil 17 50kg 86
24e 314x11x35 POHUTUKAWA James Cummings 8 50kg 86

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