Guest Wing causes upset to win Perth Cup

January 1st, 2011

Four-year-old roughie Guest Wing has caused a major upset to win the Group 2 Perth Cup at Ascot.

The $26 chance came from near last to win the 2400m race and deny Guyno a second Perth Cup victory.

It was Guest Wing’s 18th career start and prior to today’s victory and $240,000 prize money, had accumulated just $56,152 in winnings.

2009 Perth Cup champion Guyno fought hard to finish second with $101 chance Simply Adorable third.

Perth Cup Results – 1 January 2011

Finish No. Horse Jockey Trainer Weight Margin
1st 6 GUEST WING(8) Brad Parnham Shane A Edwards 52.0 2-27.52
2nd 3 GUYNO(4) Jason Whiting Lou Luciani 54.0 0.3L
3rd 12 SIMPLY ADORABLE(14) Patrick Carbery Vaughn Sigley 52.0 2.1L
4th 16 WESTERN JEWEL(3) Ben Kennedy Grant Williams 52.0 3.1L
5th 5 BIG TED(9) Troy Turner Ivan Haggerty 52.0 5.3L
6th 15 TRANQUILITY(7) Alan Kennedy Grant Williams 52.0 5.5L
7th 1 COLOUR CORRECT(6) Paul Harvey Ross & Clint Price 57.0 5.6L
8th 9 NEW SPICE(13) Peter Knuckey Elva Van Merwyk 52.0 6.7L
9th 8 MEGA STEEL(5) Clint Harvey Bruce McClune 52.0 6.8L
10th 7 LATE NIGHT FLIGHT(10) Jessica Hill Suzanne Forrest 52.0 7.0L
11th 10 RANGER(11) William Pike Grant Williams 52.0 8.0L
12th 2 GOD HAS SPOKEN(2) Steven Parnham Neville Parnham 54.0 8.8L
13th 13 TARA MAN(12) Simon Price Tony McEvoy 52.0 12.0L
14th 17 KAWATIRI(1) Campbell Mc Callum Daniel Morton 52.0 13.3L
15th 4 ADMIRING(15) Shaun O’Donnell Michael Grant 52.0 13.8L
Src 11 RICH SUCCESS Damian Lane
Src 14 TELEXDEN Danny Miller