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Sense Of Occasion Is The 2017 Doomben Cup Winner

Sense Of Occasion Is The 2017 Doomben Cup Winner

20 May, 2017

Sense Of Occasion relished the wet track to record a maiden Group 1 victory in the 2017 Doomben Cup in Brisbane this afternoon.

Expected leader It’s Somewhat was unable to find the lead in the early stages of the race as Auvray kicked up and that pair along with Single Gaze ensured that the race …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Hey Doc’s task even harder from wide Goodwood barrier

Hey Doc’s task even harder from wide Goodwood barrier

17 May, 2017

Trainer Tony McEvoy admits that Hey Doc’s task has been made even harder after drawing a horror barrier in the Group 1 $1m Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville on Saturday.

Hey Doc, above, has drawn a horror barrier in The Goodwood at Morphettville. Photo by Jenny Barnes.

McEvoy was already going into Saturday’s Group 1 …

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 …

Beadman has It’s Somewhat primed for Doomben Cup

Beadman has It’s Somewhat primed for Doomben Cup

15 May, 2017

Former champion jockey Darren Beadman will complete a dream honeymoon period as head trainer for the massive Godolphin racing empire in Australia if It’s Somewhat can win the Group 1 $650,000 Hardy Brothers Doomben Cup (2000m) at Doomben on Saturday.

It’s Somewhat, above, is primed to give Darren Beadman his first G1 win as a …

Capacity field for 2017 Scone Cup

Capacity field for 2017 Scone Cup

10 May, 2017

A capacity field of sixteen will line up in Friday’s Listed $200,000 Scone Cup (1600m) at the stand alone metropolitan class meeting at Scone.

Fabrizio, above, has drawn nicely at barrier four in the Scone Cup at Scone. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

As well as a final field of sixteen, there are four emergencies …

Hey Doc has the right medicine for the Goodwood

Hey Doc has the right medicine for the Goodwood

9 May, 2017

A freshen up following an unsuccessful quick fire Sydney Autumn Campaign could be the right medicine for Hey Doc who is being set for the Group 1 $1m Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville on May 20.

Hey Doc, above, is being set for The Goodwood at Morphettville. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Hey Doc scored …