Nominations – 2012 Fred Best Classic

May 14th, 2012

Nominations have been released for the Group 3 Fred Best Classic, which is due to run at Doomben racecourse this Saturday May 19, 2012.

Amongst the 26 nominations for the 2012 Fred Best Classic is Desleigh Forster’s Easy Running.

Easy Running has won four of his 13 race starts and has earned more than $335,000 in prize money.

The Easy Rocking gelding won his first-up start in the Listed Mick Dittman Plate on April 21, 2012.

The gelding then went on to disappoint in the Group 3 Gold Coast Guineas on May 5, 2012, when finishing 11 of 16 runners.

Easy Running had been favourite for the race at

The horses will now look to win his first Group race when he contests the 2012 Fred Best Classic this Saturday.

Amah Rock is one of the horses nominated for the 2012 Fred Best Classic.

The Fastnet Rock gelding won his most recent start in a $70,000 Handicap at Caulfield on April 21, 2012.

Amah Rock has won three of his seven race starts and has earned more than $150,000 in prize money during his short horse racing career.

Sacred Pins, Punch On and Five O’Clock are also included in the 2012 Fred Best Classic nominations.

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2012 Fred Best Classic Nominations

No. Horse Trainer
1 AMAH ROCK Peter Morgan
2 BIGGLES Noel J Doyle
4 BOYS ON TOUR John P Thompson
5 DAPH ’N’ ALF Nathan J Schofield
6 DOLLARIO (NZ) John Sargent
7 DOUBLE IMPACT Jackie Crompton
8 EASY RUNNING Desleigh Forster
9 EMMALENE Liam Birchley
10 EXTRACEED Gerald Ryan
11 FIVE O’CLOCK Alan Bailey
12 FREE WHEELING Peter Snowden
13 HIDDEN JEWEL Matthew Dunn
14 KELBENJAR Natalie Mccall
15 LUCKY MORNA Kelso Wood
16 MENTAL Peter Snowden
17 MORNING CAPTAIN Kelly Doughty
18 NOISY OCEAN Bryan Guy
19 OUR SMOKIN’ ROCK Anthony Freedman
20 PUNCH ON Peter Balzen
21 SACRED PINS (NZ) Chris Waller
22 SHANGHAI BUND (NZ) John Sargent
23 SHOW A PRINCE Liam Birchley
24 STATE OF WEALTH Brian Smith
25 STRADON Paul Dawson
26 VOLKHERE Robert Heathcote