2016 Perth Summer Racing Carnival: Perth Cup
December 29, 2016 by Marc Jerbs

On New Year's Eve, the Ascot Racecourse in Perth, Australia will host the classic Perth Cup. The Perth Cup is a Group 2 race for thoroughbred aged three years or older. The quality handicap race will cover a total race distance of 2400 meters. Race time is set at 8PM local time.

A field of has been declared and starting barriers for Saturday's were released. A top performer in the Victoria Derby, Kia Ora Koutou has drawn barrier eight. Ted Van Heemst Stakes winner Perfect Reflection will possibly challenge Kia Ora Koutou in barrier six.

Trainers Geoff Durrant and Jason Miller also fielded Kia Ora Koutou stablemates Dark Alert, Star Exhibit, Tick Tick Bloom and the Forgotten One in the Perth Cup.

The horse race handicappers has installed Kia Ora Koutou as the horse to beat on Saturday's Perth Cup.

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