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Benzini Primed for Premier’s Cup

Benzini Primed for Premier’s Cup

23 May, 2017

Co-trainer Adrian Bull is confident that Benzini is primed for a strong performance in Saturday’s Group 3 Premier’s Cup (2200m) at Eagle Farm, despite having been scratched from the Doomben Cup field last weekend.

Kiwi raider Benzini will return to racing in Saturday’s Group 3 Premier’s Cup at Eagle Farm. Photo: Daniel Costello

A proven …

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 …

McCreery best wet tracker of Waller’s 3 Doomben Cup runners

McCreery best wet tracker of Waller’s 3 Doomben Cup runners

19 May, 2017

Market drifter McCreery is the best wet tracker of trainer Chris Waller’s three runners in Saturday’s Group 1 $650,000 Hardy Brothers Doomben Cup (2000m) at Doomben.

McCreery, above, is the best wet tracker from Chris Waller’s 3 Doomben Cup runners. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Doomben track was rated a Heavy 9 on Friday afternoon …

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 …

Complete 2017 Doomben Cup Form Guide

Complete 2017 Doomben Cup Form Guide

19 May, 2017

The 2017 Doomben Cup Form Guide is essential reading for novice punters and racing fans ahead of Saturday’s feature race in Brisbane.

Doncaster Mile winner It’s Somewhat should prove tough to beat in the Group 1 Doomben Cup. Photo: Steve Hart

The Doomben track is expected to soak up plenty of rain throughout the coming …

2017 Doomben Cup Day Preview & Tips

2017 Doomben Cup Day Preview & Tips

18 May, 2017

2017 Doomben Cup Day is an exciting day’s racing and is headlined by a talent-stacked edition of the Group 1 feature race, contested over 2000m.

Doncaster Mile winner It’s Somewhat is favourite to win Saturday’s Group 1 Doomben Cup in Brisbane. Photo: Steve Hart

Some of the Brisbane Winter Carnival’s most talented horses will be …

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 …