2013 Cockram Stakes Nominations Feature Commanding Jewel

August 13th, 2013

Nominations have been released for the Group 3 Cockram Stakes, which is set to run at Caulfield Racecourse this Saturday August 17, 2013.

A total of 24 horses have nominated for a spot in the $150,000 race, which only has room for 16 horses.

Commanding Jewel

Commanding Jewel is part of the 2013 Cockram Stakes nominations. Picture by Race Horse Photos Australia.

Included in the 2013 Cockram Stakes nominations is Commanding Jewel.

The four-year-old mare won her last start in the Group 1 Thousand Guineas at Caulfield in October last year, and will be resuming 10 months later in this weekend’s 2013 Cockram Stakes.

Commanding Jewel has won three of her five race starts and has earned more than $405,000 in prize money during her career.

The Commands mare is trained at Kyneton by Leon Corstens and will be beginning her spring Cox Plate campaign in the 2013 Cockram Stakes.

Bonaria is also included in the 2013 Cockram Stakes nominations.

The five-year-old has won five of her 23 race starts and has earned more than $336,000 in prize money.

Bonaria won the Group 3 Schweppervescence Trophy and a $100,000 Handicap at Flemington during the autumn carnival earlier this year.

Her most recent result was a ninth placing in the Group 2 Queen Of The South Stakes at Morphettville on April 27.

Oasis Bloom and Lady Melksham are also included in the 2013 Cockram Stakes nominations.

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2013 Cockram Stakes Nominations

No. Horse Trainer Ballot Weight Hcp Rating
1 COMMANDING JEWEL Leon Corstens 1 59kg 105
2 OASIS BLOOM Peter Morgan & Craig Widdison 2 58kg 98
3 BONARIA Pat Hyland 3 57kg 101
4 LADY MELKSHAM John Sadler 4 57kg 97
5 CATKINS Chris Waller 6 56kg 94
6 JOLIE BLONDE Mark Riley 11 56kg 94
7 KNEELING Peter G Moody 10 56kg 82
8 OCTAVIA Michael Moroney 9 56kg 90
9 SERENE STAR Michael Kent 5 56kg 98
10 THY (NZ) Peter G Moody 8 56kg 93
11 YOU’RE SO GOOD (NZ) Nigel Blackiston 7 56kg 91
12 A TIME FOR JULIA Peter G Moody 17 55kg 72
13 BARBIE’S BOMBSHELL Louise Bonella 18 55kg 75
14 CAPTIVATING LADY Ray Coombes 16 55kg 87
15 DARTOOK (NZ) David & Ryan Balfour 21 55kg 75
16 EASY TO LOOK AT Andrew Sawden 22 55kg 64
17 IT’S POETS DAY Emma Steel 19 55kg 74
18 ORIENTAL RUBY Gerard Moloney 12 55kg 86
19 OUR MISS JONES (NZ) Michael Kent 13 55kg 84
20 PETITE DIABLESSE Greg Eurell 23 55kg 70
21 QUEEN DELIGHT Doug Harrison 14 55kg 84
22 SINHALA Robbie Laing 24 55kg 69
23 SPOT ON MAGGIE (NZ) Pat Carey 15 55kg 78
24 ZOOMANIA (NZ) Peter G Moody 20 55kg 78