Talent Show Wins 2013 Peth Cup in Upset

January 2, 2013

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Talent Show Wins 2013 Peth Cup in Upset

Long-priced outsider Talent Show produced shock upset to upstage her more-fancied rivals in the Group 2 2013 Perth Cup (2400m) on Tuesday.

Paying $31, the six-year-old only gained a start in the field when favourite Chester Road was scratched but showed she was more than up to the task when producing an outstanding finish to beat home Mr Moet and Global Flirt.

The Graeme Ballantyne-trained mare was near last at the home turn before being kicked into gear by Jarrad Noske who steered her perfectly through the field to top honours in the $500,000 feature.

Noske admitted to some surprise as to just how well the daughter of Jeune was able to run home as she recorded the fifth victory of her career from 30 starts.

“I didn’t know she was going to let down so well, I thought we can run into the money here but she just gave me such a good turn-of-foot,” Noske said.

Ballantyne said it was a “dream” to win the Cup but he too never thought it would really eventuate.

“It’s a race we picked out a long time ago but not really expecting to win it, we just went out there to do our best and run a good race,” Ballantyne said.

“It’s unbelievable, you dream about winning this race.”

Favourite Mr Moet was heavily backed ($3.50) and produced a bold effort with 59kg to run second ahead of an east-coast autumn campaign.

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Perth Cup 2013 Results

Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Starting Price
1 17e TALENT SHOW Graeme Ballantyne Jarrad Noske 2 53kg (cd 54kg) $31
2 1 MR MOET Adam Durrant Daniel Staeck 0.75L 8 59kg $3.50
3 11 GLOBAL FLIRT Justin Warwick Mitchell Pateman (a) 0.75L 3 53kg $11
4 14 POP CULTURE Colin Webster Troy Turner 2L 16 53kg $7
5 16 STARLIGHT LADY Karen Kersley Shaun Meeres 2.5L 1 53kg $51
6 15 SHAMARDASHING John P Thompson Patrick Carbery 2.75L 10 53kg $13
7 5 RANGER Grant Williams William Pike 2.75L 6 55.5kg $8
8 10 DREAMAWAY Grant Williams Shaun O’Donnell 2.75L 13 53kg $61
9 9 BRIDGESTONE (NZ) Neville Parnham Brad Parnham 3.25L 4 53kg $17
10 4 WESTRIVER KEVYDONN Paige Kenney Takahide Ikenushi 3.25L 9 56kg $61
11 7 CANTONESE Bjorn Baker Jim Cassidy 5.25L 15 54kg $12
12 13 MOONLIGHT BAY Grant Williams Jason Whiting 6L 12 53kg $31
13 6 LORDS RANSOM Grant Williams Peter Hall 6.5L 5 55kg $41
14 2 PLAYING GOD Neville Parnham Jason Brown 8L 14 58kg $31
15 12 LOPOV (NZ) Adam Durrant Lucas Camilleri 8.25L 11 53kg $71
16 3 GOD HAS SPOKEN Neville Parnham Steven Parnham 10.25L 7 56kg $21

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