Nominations have been released for the Listed Ballarat Cup, which will take place at Ballarat Racecourse this Sunday November 25, 2012.
A total of 22 horses have nominated for a spot in the 18 horse final field, including Exceptionally.
Exceptionally has won four of her 35 race starts and has earned more than $485,000 in prize money during her career.
The Ekraar mare finished third in the Group 3 Lexus Stakes two runs back before placing second to Tanby in the Group 2 Zipping Classic last start.
Exceptionally is trained by Terry and Karina O’Sullivan at Stawell and will be out to win her first race since July when she runs in the 2012 Ballarat Cup.
Also included in the 2012 Ballarat Cup nominations is Streets Away, who won the $100,000 Kyneton Cup last start.
The Street Cry gelding has won 10 of his 33 race starts and has earned more than $415,000 in prize money thus far.
Streets Away has only finished outside the top three on two occasions during his seven race starts this preparation, with the most recent being when sixth in the Group 3 Naturalism Stakes at Caulfield on September 22.
The six-year-old is currently trained by Darren Weir at Warrnambool, after spending the majority of his career in New Zealand under trainer Alan Bailey.
Sertorius and Extra Zero are also amongst the 2012 Ballarat Cup nominations.
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2012 Ballarat Cup Nominations
|1||ALMODOVAR (NZ)||Peter G Moody||85|
|2||COMMANDING TIME||Brendan McCarthy||78|
|3||DOCTOR FREMANTLE (GB)||Sam Pritchard-Gordon||91|
|4||EXCEPTIONALLY (NZ)||Terry & Karina O’Sullivan||101|
|5||EXTRA ZERO||David Hayes||95|
|6||FANTASTIC PORSCHA||John Symons & Sheila Laxon||68|
|7||GRAND SUNDAY||John Sadler||68|
|8||INNOCENT LADY (NZ)||Robert Smerdon||84|
|9||KING DIAMOND||Jarrod McLean||93|
|10||MODULE (NZ)||Peter Gelagotis||87|
|13||SEAN BAILE MOR||Todd Balfour||72|
|14||SERTORIUS||Jamie Edwards & Bruce Elkington||96|
|15||SHENZHOU STEEDS (NZ)||Michael Moroney||99|
|16||SISTER NORMA||Greg Eurell||85|
|17||STREAKY FELLA||Aaron Purcell||93|
|18||STREETS AWAY (NZ)||Darren Weir||100|
|19||TEXAN WARNEY||Darryl Dodson||94|
|20||TURNITUP||Peter G Moody||93|
|21||TWIN EAGLES||Terry Kelly||62|
|22||YOU THINK SO (NZ)||Michael Kent||78|