Nominations Released – 2012 Brisbane Cup

June 4th, 2012

Nominations have been released for the Group 2 Brisbane Cup, which is due to take place at Eagle Farm Racecourse this Saturday June 9, 2012.

Lights Of Heaven is nominated for the 2012 Brisbane Cup after he impressive Eagle Farm Cup victory last start.

The four-year-old mare won the Group 2 Eagle Farm Cup by three lengths and is set to have just a seven day turn around into the 2012 Brisbane Cup.

Lights Of Heaven has won five of her 13 race starts and has earned more than $775,000 in prize money during her horse racing career.

The Zabeel mare has been in top form this winter, finishing second in both the Group 2 Hollindale Stakes and Group 1 Doomben Cup  prior to her Eagle Farm Cup win.

Scenic Shot, Mawingo, Absolutely, and Hume are also included in the 2012 Brisbane Cup nominations.

2012 Brisbane Cup Nominations

No. Horse Trainer Hcp Rating
1 ABSOLUTELY Michael Kent 104
2 ANUDJAWUN (NZ) Shaun Dwyer 91
3 BOOMING (NZ) Jeff Lynds 103
4 COUNT ENCOSTA John P Thompson 90
5 DANCE WITH HER David Brideoake & David Feek 103
6 EMERITUS (NZ) Anthony Cummings 69
7 FANTASTIC BLUE Paul N Nolan 97
8 FRUEHLING (IRE) Anthony Freedman 83
9 HUME (NZ) Brian Smith 96
10 IRONSTEIN Gerald Ryan 102
11 KEEP WINNING (NZ) John Sargent 67
12 LARGO DA BARRA John Sargent 75
13 LARRY’S NEVER LATE (NZ) Jim Conlan 99
14 LIGHTS OF HEAVEN (NZ) Peter G Moody 108
15 MAWINGO (GER) Anthony Freedman 108
16 MAYTHEHORSEBEMAGIC (NZ) Michael Moroney
17 MR LIGHT BLUE Barry Baldwin 89
18 REUBEN PERCIVAL (NZ) Gai Waterhouse
19 RHETORIC Maryann Brosnan 74
20 SAINT ENCOSTA John P Thompson 89
21 SCENIC SHOT Daniel Morton 111
22 SHADOWS IN THE SUN Anthony Cummings 98
23 SHAMARDASHING John P Thompson 94
24 SHUFFLE THE CASH Bryan Guy 92
25 SPECHENKA Ben Ahrens 92
26 THE VERMINATOR Chris Waller 104
27 WAZN (IRE) Chris Waller 95
28 ZA MAGIC Brian Smith 88