Nominations have been announced for the 2013 Canterbury Stakes, which is set to run at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse this Saturday March 23, 2013.
A total of 11 horses have nominated for the 2013 Ranvet Stakes, including More Joyous.
More Joyous has won 21 of her 30 race starts and has earned more than $4.49 million in prize money.
The More Than Ready mare will be first-up in the 2013 Canterbury Stakes after two successful barrier trial attempts.
Also included in the 2013 Canterbury Stakes nominations is Aeronautical, who will be third-up in the race.
Aeronautical finished third by a half head in the Group 1 Newmarket Handicap last start and will be looking to take on the star-studded field in the 2013 Canterbury Stakes this weekend.
Trainer and owner, Lionel Cohen, is confident that Aeronautical has earned his place in the 2013 Canterbury Stakes field.
“I’ll make a final decision after he works on Tuesday morning but I am keen to run,” Cohen said.
“He’s come back from Melbourne in good shape and is a happy horse.
“You don’t know how good you are until you measure yourself against the best and I’m not afraid to run against Pierro and More Joyous.
“Two weeks ago I might have been but not now.
“We are looking at the Doncaster and this will tell us where we stand.”
Pierro and Rain Affair are also included in the 2013 Canterbury Stakes nominations.
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2013 Canterbury Stakes Nominations
|3||HAPPY TRAILS||Paul Beshara||111|
|4||MID SUMMER MUSIC||Peter G Moody||110|
|5||MOMENT OF CHANGE||Peter G Moody||109|
|6||MORE JOYOUS (NZ)||Gai Waterhouse||124|
|8||RAIN AFFAIR||Joseph Pride||110|
|9||SECRET ADMIRER||Grahame Begg||112|
|10||SOLZHENITSYN (NZ)||Robert Heathcote||108|
|11||VOILA ICI (IRE)||Peter G Moody||107|