The BMW 2012 – Nominations Released

February 7th, 2012

Nominations have been released for the 2012 The BMW, which is due to run at Rosehill Racecourse on Saturday April 7, 2012.

A total of 80 horses have been nominated to run in the $2.25 million The BMW, which guarantees the winner entry into the 2012 Melbourne Cup on November 6, 2012.

Included in the 2012 The BMW nominations is Americain horse, who finished fourth in last year’s Melbourne Cup.

Americain won the 2012 edition of the Melbourne Cup and is now permanently living in Australia after beginning his career in France.

The seven-year-old entire has won 11 of his 28 race starts and has earned close to $5 million in prize money.

Also included in the 2012 The BMW nominations is Southern Speed, who won the $2.5 million Caulfield Cup last year.

Southern Speed has won five of her 14 race starts and has earned close to $2 million in prize money.

The Southern Image mare won her first-up start on January 26, 2012, in the Listed John Dillon Stakes.

Sangster, Shoot Out, Playing God and Mourayan are also included in the 2012 The BMW nominations.

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2012 The BMW Nominations

No. Horse Trainer
1 ABSOLUTELY Michael Kent
2 AGENT BAUER Gwenda Markwell
3 AKINOSHIRABE (JPN) John P Thompson
4 ALMODOVAR (NZ) Peter G Moody
5 AMERICAIN (USA) David Hayes
6 BUCCELLATI (GB) Michael Moroney
7 BUDAI (GER) David Hayes
8 CHEVIOT BEACH Nigel Blackiston
9 DESCARADO (NZ) Gai Waterhouse
10 DIGITAL FORTRESS (NZ) Guy Walter
11 DOCTOR DOOM Guy Walter
12 DOCTOR FREMANTLE (GB) Lauren Brennan
13 DRUNKEN SAILOR (IRE) Michael Moroney
14 EFFICIENT (NZ) Robert Hickmott
15 FIUMICINO (NZ) Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes
16 FORETELLER (GB) Chris Waller
17 GALAH Peter Snowden
18 GALIZANI John P Thompson
19 GATHERING John P Thompson
20 GLASS HARMONIUM (IRE) Michael Moroney
21 GOD HAS SPOKEN Neville Parnham
22 GREEN MOON (IRE) Robert Hickmott
23 HARRY TRIMBOLE (NZ) Michael Kent
24 HAWK ISLAND (IRE) Chris Waller
25 HERCULIAN PRINCE (NZ) Gai Waterhouse
26 I THINK I DO Bart Cummings
27 ILLO (GER) Bart Cummings
28 INDUNA Peter Snowden
29 ISOPACH John P Thompson
30 KING DIAMOND Peter G Moody
31 KINNERSLEY Gai Waterhouse
32 LARGO LAD David Hayes
33 LARISTAN (FR) David Hayes
34 LASER HAWK Gai Waterhouse
35 LUCAS CRANACH (GER) Anthony Freedman
36 MACEDONIAN (NZ) Peter G Moody
37 MANIGHAR (FR) Peter G Moody
38 MAULES CREEK John P Thompson
39 MERCHANDISE (GB) Chris Waller
40 MIDAS TOUCH (GB) Robert Hickmott
41 MOURAYAN (IRE) Robert Hickmott
42 MY BENTLEY (NZ) Michael Kent
43 NEXTANIX Kerry Parker
44 NIAGARA Gai Waterhouse
45 NIWOT Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes
46 OFORAWESOME (NZ) Michael Kent
47 OLDER THAN TIME Gai Waterhouse
48 ONCE WERE WILD Gai Waterhouse
49 O’REILLY’S PRIZE (NZ) Gai Waterhouse
50 PERMIT (GB) Chris Waller
51 PINKER PINKER Greg Eurell
52 PLAYING GOD Neville Parnham
53 PRECEDENCE (NZ) Bart Cummings
54 REBEL SOLDIER (IRE) David Hayes
55 RED EYE SPECIAL (NZ) Anthony Cummings
56 RIGHT OF REFUSAL Nigel Blackiston
57 ROTHERA Peter G Moody
58 SABRAGE Michael Moroney
59 SANGSTER (NZ) Trent Busuttin
60 SCARLETT LADY (NZ) Graeme & Debbie Rogerson
61 SEA GALLEON Colin & Cindy Alderson
62 SEGURO (NZ) Brian Jenkins
63 SHAMARDASHING John P Thompson
64 SHOOT OUT Chris Waller
65 SHOUT OUT LOUD Peter G Moody
67 SOUTHERN SPEED Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas
68 STAND TO GAIN (IRE) Chris Waller
69 STRIKE THE STARS (NZ) Anthony Cummings
70 TANBY Robert Hickmott
71 TENNO (NZ) Michael Kent
72 THE GREAT SNOWMAN (NZ) Gai Waterhouse
73 TRUSTING John P Thompson
74 TULLAMORE (NZ) Gai Waterhouse
75 UNCHAIN MY HEART David Hayes
76 VIVID VIXEN (NZ) Mick Price
77 WALL STREET (NZ) Michael Moroney
78 YOU THINK SO (NZ) Michael Kent
79 ZABEELIONAIRE (NZ) Leon Corstens
80 ZAVITE (NZ) Anthony Cummings