2020 Makybe Diva Stakes Field and Barriers

The final field of 16 is locked in for Saturday’s Group 1 2020 Makybe Diva Stakes (1600m) at Flemington.

There is an interesting mix of runners lining up, including lots of stayers who are set for bigger things later in the spring, with Danny O’Brien’s Russian Camelot, Vow And Declare, and Miami Bound all in this category.

The early favourite is Russian Camelot, who has opened at $3.70, and has drawn out in barrier 14.

Also prominent in the market are those with fitness edges, with Fierce Impact ($6), Perfect Jewel ($6.50), Dalasan ($7.50), and Kings Will Dream ($9.50) the other runners in single figures.

Cups hope Master Of Wine is at $10, and has drawn barrier 10, next to 2019 Melbourne Cup winner Vow And Declare ($41) in barrier 11.

Last year’s winner Gatting is unwanted by the market at $51, after the outsider took out the 2019 edition at a whopping $101 starting price.

Watch: Gatting take out last year’s Makybe Diva Stakes.

Find the full field and barriers for the 2020 Makybe Diva Stakes below.

NoHorseTrainerJockeyBarrierWeightHcp Rating
1VOW AND DECLAREDanny O'BrienCraig Williams1159kg113
2GAILO CHOP (FR)Matthew WilliamsJohn Allen359kg105
3HARLEM (GB)Tom Dabernig & Ben HayesJamie Mott659kg107
4FIERCE IMPACT (JPN)Matthew SmithMark Zahra559kg112
5GATTINGPeter G MoodyLuke Nolen459kg107
6LEVENDIPeter GelagotisJason Maskiell159kg105
7KINGS WILL DREAM (IRE)Chris WallerJye McNeil1559kg109
8SO SI BONTom Dabernig & Ben HayesDaniel Stackhouse1659kg106
9MASTER OF WINE (GER)Michael, Wayne & John HawkesMichael Rodd1059kg106
10WARNINGAnthony & Sam FreedmanBilly Egan958.5kg103
11DALASANLeon Macdonald & Andrew GluyasJordan Childs858.5kg103
12QUICK THINKERMurray Baker & Andrew ForsmanMichael Dee1358.5kg106
13RUSSIAN CAMELOT (IRE)Danny O'BrienDamien Oliver1457.5kg105
14PERFECT JEWELGrant & Alana WilliamsWilliam Pike257kg106
15PRINCESS JENNI (NZ)David BrideoakeEthan Brown1257kg102
16MIAMI BOUND (NZ)Danny O'BrienBen Melham756.5kg103

Author: Will Guest

From Muswellbrook to the Melbourne Cup, Will is mad about all things racing and sport. Spent countless hours in the backyard as a child pretending to be Glenn McGrath, and has been known to get deadly late swing with a taped tennis ball.

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