2013 Brisbane Cup Nominations Headlined By Quintessential

June 3rd, 2013

Nominations have been released for the Group 2 Brisbane Cup, which is due to run at Eagle Farm Racecourse this Saturday June 8, 2013.

A total of 26 horses have nominated for the 2013 Brisbane Cup, including Quintessential.

Quintessential will be on a seven day back up after winning the Group 2 Eagle Farm Cup at the same track last weekend.

Quintessential

Quintessential is nominated for the 2013 Brisbane Cup. Picture by Daniel Costello.

The four-year-old has won six of her 21 race starts and has earned more than $715,000 in prize money during her horse racing career.

Quintessential has won both of her starts this winter carnival, with the first being in the Group 3 Chairman’s Handicap on May 11, 2013.

The Fast ‘N’ Famous mare is no stranger to success in Brisbane, having won the Group 1 Queensland Oaks here 12 months ago.

Quintessential is trained in New Zealand by John Sargent and will be looking to make it three wins in a row in the 2013 Brisbane Cup.

Also included in the 2013 Brisbane Cup nominations is Moriarty.

Moriarty has won eight of his 28 race starts and has earned more than $420,000 in prize money during his career.

The five-year-old finished fourth of six runners in the Eagle Farm Cup last start and will be looking to go three spots better in the 2013 Brisbane Cup.

Fibrillation and Precedence are also part of the 2013 Brisbane Cup nominations.

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2013 Brisbane Cup Nominations

No. Horse Trainer Hcp Rating
1 BUFFETT (NZ) Bruce W Hill 74.5
2 DAZZLE US Bruce W Hill 80
3 FIBRILLATION Tim Martin 100
4 FIUMICINO (NZ) Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes
5 GOLD CAPE John Wheeler 84
6 I GOTTA FEELING (NZ) John Wheeler 79
7 LESS IS MORE (FR) David Vandyke
8 LIGHTINTHENITE John O’Shea 100
9 MARGINS Ben Currie 91
10 MIDSUMMER SUN (GB) Sam Kavanagh 89
11 MISS ARTISTIC (NZ) Shaune Ritchie 93
12 MORIARTY (IRE) Chris Waller 104
13 PRECEDENCE (NZ) Bart Cummings 105
14 QUINTESSENTIAL (NZ) John Sargent
15 RIALYA Lloyd Kennewell 96
16 ROTHERA Brian Smith 100
17 SAINT ENCOSTA John P Thompson 89
18 SAVANAH RUSH (NZ) Lauren Brennan 94
19 SHAMARDASHING John P Thompson 94
20 SHENZHOU STEEDS (NZ) Michael Moroney 95
21 SYSMO (FR) Tony McEvoy
22 TRAJET Liam Birchley 79
23 VERDANT (GB) Robert Smerdon
24 VOILA ICI (IRE) Peter G Moody 106
25 ZENNISTA (NZ) Lisa Latta 99
26 ZURELLA (NZ) Shaune Ritchie 101