2014 Perth Cup Receives 43 Nominations

December 3rd, 2013

A total of 43 horses have been nominated for the Group 2 Perth Cup, which will take place at Ascot Racecourse on January 1, 2014.

The 2014 Perth Cup has attracted the likes of Playing God, who is nominated for the race.

Playing God

Playing God is one of 43 horses nominated for the 2014 Perth Cup. Picture by Taron Clarke.

Playing God has won eight of his 40 race starts and has earned more than $1.59 million in prize money during his horse racing career,

The Blackfriars entire won the Group 3 Northerly Stakes at Ascot Racecourse on October 19, before going on to place sixth in the Group 2 Lee Steere Stakes in his next run.

His most recent start was in the Group 1 Railway Stakes last run, where he placed a respectable fifth behind Luckygray.

Playing God is trained at Ascot by Neville Parnham and will have the home track advantage in the 2014 Perth Cup.

Elite Belle is also included in the 2014 Perth Cup nominations.

The five-year-old has not placed worse than second in her four starts this preparation, with her most recent run resulting in a win in the Listed Carbine Club of WA Stakes.

Elite Belle has won four of her 14 race starts and has earned more than $213,000 in prize money during her relatively short career.

The Grant Williams-trained mare has been lightly raced throughout her career and will be out to post her first Group victory in the 2014 Perth Cup.

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2014 Perth Cup Nominations

# Horse Rating Trainer
1 MR MOET 111 ADAM DURRANT
2 PLAYING GOD 107 NEVILLE PARNHAM
3 KINCAPLE(NZ) 103 MIKE REED
4 RANGER 102 GRANT WILLIAMS
5 GOD HAS SPOKEN 101 NEVILLE PARNHAM
6 TALENT SHOW 100 GRAEME BALLANTYNE
7 BLACK TYCOON 98 JUSTIN WARWICK
8 MOONLIGHT BAY 96 GRANT WILLIAMS
9 ROHAN 93 VAUGHN SIGLEY
10 ELITE BELLE 91 GRANT WILLIAMS
11 KEEPERS COURT(NZ) 89 ADAM DURRANT
12 GLOBAL FLIRT 88 JUSTIN WARWICK
13 OPERATIONAL 88 FRED KERSLEY
14 BLACK UMA 86 JIM TAYLOR
15 POP CULTURE 86 COLIN WEBSTER
16 STARLIGHT LADY 85 KAREN KERSLEY
17 ASK ME NICELY(NZ) 82 FRED KERSLEY
18 CYBER CRIME 82 ALAN MATHEWS
19 UNCLE GEORGE 82 JIM TAYLOR
20 DOUTABLE 81 JAYNE BUSSLINGER
21 MOREISH 81 SHARON MILLER
22 DANECLICKED 79 VAUGHN SIGLEY
23 KNIGHTLIKE 79 JEMMA HAYMAN
24 TRUE GOLD 78 GRANT WILLIAMS
25 JIM ‘N’ JIM 74 ADAM DURRANT
26 MALAIKA 74 DONNA BAILLIE
27 CRUMPET O’REILLY(NZ) 72 ADAM DURRANT
28 LOOKING AHEAD 72 MICHAEL GRANT
29 RAISING DUBAI 72 BEN PEARCE
30 GALAXON 70 ADAM DURRANT
31 REALE FURY 70 DAVID HARRISON
32 GOLD BROKER 68 DANIEL MORTON
33 ROCKFERRY(NZ) 68 LINDSEY SMITH
34 ROMP TO FAME 68 JEMMA HAYMAN
35 FANCY FEET 67 SHANE QUILTY
36 RESET’S MATE 67 SIMON FOSTER
37 BOBBY BENZINE 66 PETER MORLEY
38 COUGHLIN’S LAW 66 DANIEL MORTON
39 I HAVE A DREAM 65 IVAN HAGGERTY
40 INTIMIDATOR 65 MICHAEL KRAMER
41 SAX ON THE BEACH 64 STEPHEN ROWE
42 MARTINVAST(IRE) GERALD RYAN
43 TRAVOLTA(NZ) GAI WATERHOUSE