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2017 Doomben Cup Results: Sense Of Occasion Wins

2017 Doomben Cup Results: Sense Of Occasion Wins

20 May, 2017

The 2017 Doomben Cup Day results will be updated throughout the afternoon at horseracing.com.au and we are set for a big day of racing.

Wet weather looked as though it would plague the Doomben Cup meeting, but the sun is shining in Brisbane today and there has been no rain this morning.

The Doomben track …

Amelie’s Star Doomben Cup Odds Shorten

Amelie’s Star Doomben Cup Odds Shorten

20 May, 2017

Amelie’s Star has been backed into 2017 Doomben Cup odds of $7.50 and she has been the clear market mover in betting for the Group 1 event at Doomben on Saturday.

Amelie’s Star has been the best-backed runner in 2017 Doomben Cup betting markets. Photo by: Jenny Barnes

Amelie’s Star looked like a star in …

Track downgraded to heavy 9 for Doomben Cup

Track downgraded to heavy 9 for Doomben Cup

19 May, 2017

The track rating for the running of the Group 1 $650,000 Hardy Brothers Doomben Cup (2000m) at Doomben on Saturday has been downgraded to a heavy 9 on Friday afternoon.

German import Articus, above, has good wet track form heading into the Doomben Cup. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Course manager Jim Roberts walked the …

Thompson pair to relish wet track for Doomben Cup

Thompson pair to relish wet track for Doomben Cup

19 May, 2017

Trainer John Thompson’s wet track specialists Maurus and Astronomos will relish the soft conditions when they line up in the Group 1 $650,000 Hardy Brothers Doomben Cup (2000m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Maurus, above, will handle a rain affected track for the Doomben Cup. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Doomben track was rated a Soft …

Weir’s 3rd Doomben Cup runner Amelie’s Star arrives in Brisbane

Weir’s 3rd Doomben Cup runner Amelie’s Star arrives in Brisbane

18 May, 2017

Darren Weir’s third Doomben Cup runner Amelie’s Star has arrived safely in Brisbane and is ready to take her place in the Group 1 $650,000 Hardy Brothers sponsored 2000m weight for age feature at Doomben on Saturday.

Amelie’s Star, above, has arrived in Brisbane ready to take her place in the Doomben Cup at Doomben. …

It’s Somewhat reinstated as favourite for Doomben Cup

It’s Somewhat reinstated as favourite for Doomben Cup

17 May, 2017

Doncaster Mile winner It’s Somewhat has been reinstated as favourite following the barrier draw for Saturday’s Group 1 $650,000 Hardy Brothers Doomben Cup (2000m) at Doomben.

It’s Somewhat, above, has been reinstated as the favourite for the Doomben Cup following the barrier draw. Photo by Steve Hart.

It’s Somewhat, with James Doyle to ride, drew …

Doomben Cup favourite Articus draws midfield barrier

Doomben Cup favourite Articus draws midfield barrier

17 May, 2017

Favourite Articus is certain to get a good run after drawing barrier eight in the capacity field for the Group 1 $650,000 Hardy Brothers Doomben Cup (2000m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Articus, above, has drawn barrier 8 in the Doomben Cup at Doomben. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

A field of sixteen plus two emergencies …

Weir’s Doomben Cup fancies Articus and Star Exhibit arrive safely

Weir’s Doomben Cup fancies Articus and Star Exhibit arrive safely

17 May, 2017

Darren Weir’s Doomben Cup favourite Articus and stablemate Star Exhibit have arrived safely in Brisbane ahead of Saturday’s Group 1 assignment.

Doomben Cup favourite Articus, above, has arrived safely in Brisbane. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Weir has been frustrated over the last couple weeks with the continual cancellation of flights from Melbourne to Brisbane …

Weir hopeful to get Doomben Cup favourite Articus on a flight

Weir hopeful to get Doomben Cup favourite Articus on a flight

16 May, 2017

Victoria’s leading trainer Darren Weir is hopeful of getting the favourite Articus on a flight to Brisbane to compete in the Group 1 $650,000 Hardy Brothers Doomben Cup (2000m) at Doomben on Saturday.

Articus, above, is the the early favourite for the Doomben Cup at Doomben. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Weir has had continuing …

Byrne going for Doomben G1 Double on Cylinder Beach in Doomben Cup

Byrne going for Doomben G1 Double on Cylinder Beach in Doomben Cup

16 May, 2017

Doomben 10000 winning jockey Jim Byrne is going for an historic Doomben G1 Double on Saturday if he can win the Group 1 $650,000 Hardy Brothers Doomben Cup (2000m) on outsider Cylinder Beach.

Jockey Jim Byrne, above, will be chasing a Doomben G1 winning Double when he rides Cylinder Beach in the Doomben Cup at …