Plenty of Quality in Prime Minister’s Cup 2012 Nominations

May 1, 2012

Plenty of Quality in Prime Minister’s Cup 2012 Nominations

A total of 27 horses have been included in nominations for the Listed $175,000 2012 Prime Minister’s Cup (1300m) which is set to take place at the Gold Coast this Saturday.

One of the top nominations is Robert Heathcote-trained mare Fillydelphia but it is uncertain whether she will line up after also being nominated for the Silk Stocking.

The talented five-year-old has eight wins from 23 starts and showed promise first-up when running fourth at Eagle Farm on April 21 after a successful spring campaign.

From six starts in the spring, Fillydelphia recorded victory three times and placed on the other three occasions.

Six-year-old gelding Border Rebel has a chance to bounce back from a horrific effort last start when he finished last in the Group 1 Galaxy at Randwick.

The Sue Grills-trained horse should appreciate a drop back in class as he boasts an impressive resume of 14 wins from 27 starts including three times at Listed level.

Peter Moody-trained mare Mid Summer Music should also enjoy the drop back in class after racing against some of the best in recent times.

The six-year-old ran third to Black Caviar in last year’s Patinack Farm Classic and in 2012 ran seventh in the William Reid Stakes before finishing runner-up to Atlantic Jewel in the Sapphire Stakes.

Also included in nominations is Spirit Of Boom who showed plenty of promise in January when he recorded back-to-back victories at Listed level on the Gold Coast.

Trained by Tony Gollan, the four-year-old is a half brother to Gollan’s stable star Temple Of Boom and has a reasonable record of six wins from 24 starts.

The Prime Minister’s Cup takes place as a key support race on Saturday’s Gold Coast card that is highlighted by the Group 2 Hollindale Stakes.

Other horses nominated for the Prime Minister’s Cup include Peter Snowden mare Parables and local gelding Celtic Dancer.

Head to bookmaker.com.au later in the week to get all the best odds on this weekend’s Gold Coast meeting.

Home of the $300 bonus bet, bookmaker.com.au is fully Australian owned and has a sensational range of racing products.

Prime Minister’s Cup 2012 – Nominations

Horse Trainer
1 BEETHOG Les Kelly
2 BORDER REBEL Sue Grills
3 CARRY ME BLUEY Norm Hilton
4 CELTIC DANCER Noel J Doyle
5 DALZAR Doug Duryea
6 DUAL CHAMBER Rex Lipp
7 DURHAM TOWN (NZ) Donna Logan
8 FILLYDELPHIA Robert Heathcote
9 GENERAL PURPLE Brian Smith
10 GUNDY SON Robert Heathcote
11 HANGOVER HENRY David Murphy
12 KING OF THE KONGO Steele Ryan
13 LISTEN SON Tony Gollan
14 MEET GEORGE Brian Smith
15 METALLURGICAL John P Thompson
16 MID SUMMER MUSIC Peter G Moody
17 MOSSRIVER David Murphy
18 MR ARMSTRONG John P Thompson
19 PARABLES Peter Snowden
20 PHELAN READY Jason McLachlan
21 SPIRIT OF BOOM Tony Gollan
22 STEEL ZIP Pat Duff
23 STRUMMING Kent Fleming
24 THEFIFTHHOLE John Morrisey
25 TOP DROP Gerald Ryan
26 WAR ENDS Toby Edmonds
27 WHAT HAPPENEDHENRY Kelly Schweida

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2018 © Racing Australia Pty Ltd (RA) (and other parties working with it).
Racing materials, including fields, form and results, is subject to copyright which is owned by RA and other parties working with it. Full copyright notice.

Spring Racing

Rogerson Dreams of 2018 Melbou...

The Everest 2018 Field to Feat...

The Everest 2018 Field to Feature Redzel

Inaugural champion Redzel has officially secured his position in the 2018 The...

2018 The Everest Field Takes S...

2018 The Everest Field Takes Shape: In Her Time Confirmed

She missed out on a shot at the world’s richest race on turf last spring but...

Trapeze Artist Secures 2018 Th...

Trapeze Artist Secures 2018 The Everest Slot for Aquis

The first official slot in The Everest 2018 field has been confirmed with...

El Dorado Dreaming of 2018 VRC...

El Dorado Dreaming of 2018 VRC Oaks Bid

Ben Smith’s ATC Sires’ Produce Stakes winning filly El Dorado Dreaming is in...

Horse Racing Today

2018 Kingsford-Smith Cup Betti...

2018 Queensland Oaks Betting U...

2018 Queensland Oaks Betting Update

The Chris Waller domination of the 2018 Queensland Winter Racing Carnival will...

Baker snug about Champagne Cud...

Baker snug about Champagne Cuddles chances in 2018 Kingsford-Smith Cup

Trainer Bjorn Baker is snug about the chances of his three year old filly...

Capacity field of 16 for 2018 ...

Capacity field of 16 for 2018 Queensland Oaks: Waller has 5

A capacity field of sixteen fillies will line up in the 2018 Group 1 $500,000...

A win by English in 2018 Kings...

A win by English in 2018 Kingsford-Smith Cup could secure an Everest slot

Doomben 10,000 winner English could be racing for a slot in the 2018 The...

Race Results

Viewed Victorious in Caulfield Cup

Race 1 Result – $101 500 AGL Renewable Energy Stakes – She’s Got Gears Wins

Race 2 – $101,500 Schiavello Plate – Avienus Wins

Race 3 – $101 500 Lavazza A Modo Mio – Linton Street Wins

Race 4 Results – $151,500 Listed Herald Sun Stakes – Strawberry Field Wins

Race Previews

2009 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw Announced

Who Are the Top Contenders for Tomorrow’s Caulfield Cup?

Victoria Derby in sight for Onemorenomore

2009 Melbourne Cup Field

Eclipse Stakes Final Field & Preview

Fields & Form

Can Kelinni Win Sydney Cup 2013 for the Punters?

Moroney Gets into Queensland Derby 2013 Rhythm

Buffering Draws 7 – 2013 BTC Cup Final Field and Barrier Draw

SA Fillies Classic 2013 Field Released

13 two-year-olds in 2013 Champagne Classic Field