Spring Race Preview – 2012 Wyong Cup

July 31st, 2012

The Listed Wyong Cup is set to take place at Wyong Racecourse on Friday September 7, 2012.

Run over a distance of 2,100 metres, the 2012 Wyong Cup is worth $150,000 in prize money.

The 2012 Wyong Cup is open to horses of all ages and is run under quality handicap conditions.

The latest Melbourne Cup news reveals that the 2012 Wyong Cup will be made part of the Melbourne Cup Carnival for the first time.

Last year’s Wyong Cup was won by The Verminator, who took out the race by an impressive two and a half lengths.

The Verminator went on to win the Group 1 The Metropolitan at Randwick two starts later and gain entry into the prestigious Melbourne Cup.

The five-year-old finished a gallant 13th in the race and will be looking to improve on that result in 2012.

The Vewrminator has won seven of his 30 race starts and has earned more than $580,000 in prize money.