News About: Perth Cup 2013

Shamardashing Gearing Up for Perth Cup “Grand Final”

Shamardashing Gearing Up for Perth Cup “Grand Final”

28 Dec, 2012

Shamardashing trainer John Thompson knows he is coming up against a strong field in the Perth Cup on Tuesday but is confident he has his charge peaking at the right time for the $500,000 feature.

John Thompson believes Shamardashing is peaking at the right time for the Perth Cup. Photo by: Daniel Costello.

The six-year-old …

Mr Moet Out to Pop Perth Cup Record

Mr Moet Out to Pop Perth Cup Record

27 Dec, 2012

Melbourne-bound gelding Mr Moet will be given the chance to break a weight-carrying record in Tuesday’s Group 2 Perth Cup (2400m) before being tested against some of the best gallopers in the country during the autumn.

The five-year-old has been allocated the topweight of 59kg meaning he will have to produce a history-breaking performance to …