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Railway Stakes 2022 Barrier Draw & Final Field

Last updated: 15 Nov 2022
Bets.com.au Staff 15 Nov 2022
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  • The barrier draw has been conducted for the 2022 Railway Stakes
  • This Group One will be contested on Saturday, November 19
  • The full field is included below
Railway Stakes Barriers
Ironclad has drawn barrier seven in the 2022 Railway Stakes. (Getty)

A typically competitive Railway Stakes line-up has been assembled for 2022, where we some eastern state representation through Yonkers (barrier 11), Ironclad (barrier 7) and first emergency Winning Partner (barrier 15), with the latter being the first emergency.

Early market elect Alaskan God (barrier 14) was unbeaten throughout his summer and autumn campaign, and has a similar profile to last year's winner Western Empire, with both runners completing the Melvista/WATC Derby winning double in their three-year-old season.

The Daniel Morton-trained four-year-old was strong on return in the Asian Beau Stakes (1400m), which is a traditional lead-up for the Railway Stakes.

William Pike takes the reins on Asian Beau Stakes winner Treasured Star (barrier 20), who is prepared by Adam Durrant and owned by Bob Peters.

Pike and Peters have combined to win the last four edittions of the Railway Stakes.

The in-form Resortman (barrier 1) will carry the 57kg topweight for what will be his first attempt over the mile, with the six-year-old having won three of his last four starts in the 1300m-1400m range.

16 runners (plus four emergencies) make up the final field for the 2022 Railway Stakes.

Railway Stakes 2022 Barriers & Final Field

1ResortmanMichael LaneBrad Rawiller
2Yonkers (USA)Chris WallerPaul Harvey1156.5kg$15
3God Has ChosenDonna RiordanClint-Johnston Porter1755.5kg$26
4Kaptain KaosMichael GranthamLucy Warwick 355.5kg$101
5MarocchinoLou LucianiJason Whiting 1355kg$51
6Comfort MeRhys RadfordPeter Knuckey1954kg$26
7Alaskan GodDaniel Morton Chris Parnham 1453kg$4.20
8Buster BashDavid HarrisonJoseph Azzopardi1253kg$21
9Ironclad (GB)Will ClarkenLachlan Neindorf (a)753kg$12
10Karli's KarmaSummer DicksonShaun O'Donnell 953kg $7.50
11Last Of The LineStephen MillerBrad Parnham1853kg $21
12Notorious OneChris & Michael Gangemi Laqdar Ramoly (a)1053kg $51
13Searchin' Roc'sJim TaylorKyra Yuill253kg $15
14StartradeDaniel Morton Chris Nicoll453kg $31
15Treasured StarAdam DurrantWilliam Pike2053kg $10
16Trix Of The TradeColin WebsterTroy Turner853kg $5
17eWinning PartnerTony & Calvin McEvoyBarend Vorster1553kg $34
18eLet's GalahvantDaniel & Ben Pearce653kg$61
19eDevotedMichael Grantham1653kg$15
20eChili Is HotGraeme Ballantyne553kg$201
Odds courtesy of Neds & correct at 8.50pm on 15/11/2022.

Railway Stakes Winners

The Railway Stakes has over 100 years of history in the west, with this $1.5 million dollar feature long considered to be Western Australia's premier race.

This handicap is the first Group One of the Perth Summer Carnival, a race which is followed by the Winterbottom and Northerly Stakes.

Run over a mile, the Railway is often a launching pad for gallopers looking to forge a career in the east of the country, as we've seen in recent years with Scales Of Justice, Regal Power and Inspirational Girl

Regal Power (2019), Inspirational Girl (2020) and Western Empire (2021) have won the last three editions of the Railway Stakes.

Railway Stakes FAQ

What date is the 2022 Railway Stakes?

The 2022 Railway Stakes is scheduled to run on Saturday, November 19.

What distance is the Railway Stakes?

The Railway Stakes is run over a distance of 1600 metres.

Where is the Railway Stakes held?

The Railway Stakes is held at the Ascot Racecourse in Perth.

What's the Railway Stakes worth?

The Railway stakes is worth $1.5 million dollars.

$822,000 goes to the winner.

Who won the 2021 Railway Stakes?

Western Empire won the 2021 Railway Stakes.


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