2013 Brisbane Cup Won By Moriarty – Race Results

June 11th, 2013

Moriarty has won the Group 2 Brisbane Cup at Eagle Farm Racecourse last Saturday June 8, 2013.

The five-year-old won the race by a length in front of Quintessential, who finished second, and Zennista, who rounded out the placings in third position.

Moriarty has now won nine of his 29 race starts and has earned more than $620,000 in prize money during his horse racing career.

Trainer Chris Wallerwas thrilled with Moriarty’s winning performance in the 2013 Brisbane Cup.

Moriarty

Moriarty winning the 2013 Brisbane Cup. Picture by Steve Hart.

“I have always loved coming to Brisbane, I came over here as a strapper in the early days from New Zealand,” Waller said.

“I loved it then and nothing has changed, horses thrive up here.

“The Brisbane climate gives horses a lift and some of them can manage to rise to the next level.”

“Instead of going on walking machines, they are getting walked and going to the beach.

“It is just a great atmosphere for horses.”

Moriarty was ridden by jockey Nash Rawiller in the race, who was always confident that Moriarty could take out the win.

“Chris was quite worried about the jump up to 2400m, but I knew if I could ride him how I had been riding him, he would do it,” Rawiller said.

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2013 Brisbane Cup Race Results & Finishing Order

Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight Penalty Starting Price
1 3 MORIARTY (IRE) Chris Waller Nash Rawiller 16 58kg $7
2 4 QUINTESSENTIAL (NZ) John Sargent Damian Browne 1L 12 57.5kg $6.50F
3 11 ZENNISTA (NZ) Lisa Latta Leith Innes 1.2L 17 53.5kg $16
4 6 LIGHTINTHENITE John O’Shea Glen Boss 2L 11 56kg $15
5 7 ROTHERA Brian Smith Ryan Wiggins 2.4L 4 56kg $16
6 13 SHAMARDASHING John P Thompson Chris Munce 2.9L 6 53kg $15
7 9 ZURELLA (NZ) Shaune Ritchie Kerrin McEvoy 3L 5 54.5kg $14
8 17 LESS IS MORE (FR) David Vandyke Peter Robl 3.1L 15 53kg $11
9 2 PRECEDENCE (NZ) Bart Cummings Hugh Bowman 4.4L 8 58.5kg $8
10 5 FIUMICINO (NZ) Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Dwayne Dunn 4.6L 2 56kg $14
11 16 VERDANT (GB) Robert Smerdon Michael Walker 5.4L 9 53kg $13
12 18 MIDSUMMER SUN (GB) Sam Kavanagh Christian Reith 6.7L 14 53kg $11
13 10 SHENZHOU STEEDS (NZ) Michael Moroney Eddie Wilkinson 6.9L 13 53.5kg $21
14 15 MARGINS Ben Currie Timothy Bell 7.2L 7 53kg $9
15 19e SAINT ENCOSTA John P Thompson Michael Cahill 7.4L 3 53kg $51
16 8 FIBRILLATION Tim Martin Brenton Avdulla 7.6L 10 54.5kg $31
17 12 SAVANAH RUSH (NZ) Lauren Brennan Mark Du Plessis 8.9L 1 53kg $21
18 14 MISS ARTISTIC (NZ) Shaune Ritchie Jim Byrne 15.7L 18 53kg $41