Doomben Cup

  • Date: Saturday May 9, 2015
  • Racecourse: Doomben
  • Race Distance: 2,000m
  • Conditions: Weight For Age
  • Prize Money: $650,000

2014 Doomben Cup News

Extra nominations boost Eagle Farm Cup numbers

Extra nominations boost Eagle Farm Cup numbers

Five extra nominations have boosted the numbers to twelve entries for the Group 2 $250,000 Pages Event Equipment Hire Eagle Farm Cup (2200m) at Doomben on Saturday.

The Chris Waller trained Index Linked is among the extra nominations for the Eagle Farm Cup at Doomben. Photo by Daniel Costello.

Premierships winning trainer Chris Waller has …

The 2015 Doomben Cup is a Group 1 race that is run at Doomben Racecourse in May of each year. Run as part of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival, the Doomben Cup is run under weight-for-age conditions and is worth a total of $650,000 in prize money. Contested over a stayer’s distance of 2,000 metres, the Doomben Cup is the premier distance event of the year at Doomben Racecourse.

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Many horses go to the Group 2 Hollindale Stakes (1800m) two weeks earlier at the Gold Coast before they take on the Doomben Cup, and this race is often the best guide when it comes to expected Doomben Cup form. Rough Habit (1991-92), Durbridge (1994), Danewin (1995), Might And Power (1998), Mr Bureaucrat (2002), Above Deck (2006) and Metal Bender (2010) are included in the horses to have won the Hollindale Stakes and Doomben Cup double.

The first running of the Doomben Cup took place back in 1933 when it was won by a horse called Pentheus. The race was first held over a distance of 10 furlongs (2000m) until 1938 when it was moved up in distance to 11 furlongs (2200m). It was then held over 2,200 metres until 1989 when it was held over 2,160 metres. The Doomben Cup was finally changed to today’s distance of 2,000 metres in 1990.

While a number of horses have claimed back to back wins of the Doomben Cup over the years, only one horse has won the race three years in a row. The horse Rough Habit won the race on three consecutive occasions from 1991-1993. Other notable horses to have won the Doomben Cup are Bernborough (1946), Earlwood (1959-60), Bore Head (1967), Juggler (1996), Bush Padre (2003), Sarrera (2008), Scenic Shot (2009, 2011) and Metal Bender (2010).

2015 Doomben Cup Field

The 2015 Doomben Cup field is released and published below.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 27x6095x06 GREEN MOON (IRE) Robert Hickmott Chad Schofield 14 59kg 108
2 1850×96984 FORETELLER (GB) Chris Waller James McDonald 9 59kg 111
3 5610831×80 MORIARTY (IRE) Chris Waller Hugh Bowman 5 59kg 110
4 080×000330 HAWKSPUR Chris Waller Tommy Berry 2 59kg 107
5 378×432321 BANCA MO Scott Brunton Dean Holland 7 59kg 101
6 x560x13008 WEARY (FR) Chris Waller Glyn Schofield 8 59kg 106
7 2x84x63021 LEEBAZ (NZ) Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Jim Byrne 11 59kg 107
8 8x20121x03 I’M IMPOSING (GB) Chris Waller Tye Angland 6 59kg 105
9 6765×47520 ESCADO Matt Laurie Stephen Baster 3 59kg 97
10 9x41x95151 PORNICHET (FR) Gai Waterhouse Blake Shinn 4 59kg 107
11 x19014x123 HOPFGARTEN Robert Heathcote Damian Browne 13 59kg 102
12 2111081×29 ADDICTIVE HABIT (NZ) Lee Somervell Michael Cahill 15 59kg 98
13 4593×54468 SILENT ACHIEVER (NZ) Roger James Kerrin McEvoy 10 57kg 115
14 950×343913 GYPSY DIAMOND Peter & Paul Snowden Craig Williams 1 57kg 100
15 35x4442x01 EPINGLE (NZ) Michael Kent Glen Colless 12 57kg 106

2015 Doomben Cup Nominations

The 2015 Doomben Cup nominations are now available and are published here.

No Horse Sex Age Trainer
1 ADDICTIVE HABIT (NZ) G 5 Lee Somervell
2 BANCA MO G 7 Scott Brunton
3 EPINGLE (NZ) M 7 Michael Kent
4 ESCADO G 5 Matt Laurie
5 FORETELLER (GB) G 8 Chris Waller
6 GREEN MOON (IRE) H 8 Robert Hickmott
7 GYPSY DIAMOND M 4 Peter & Paul Snowden
8 HAWKSPUR G 5 Chris Waller
9 HOPFGARTEN G 4 Robert Heathcote
10 I’M IMPOSING (GB) G 9 Chris Waller
11 KOURKAM (FR) G 5 Tony McEvoy
12 LEEBAZ (NZ) G 5 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes
13 MALICE G 4 John O’Shea
14 MORIARTY (IRE) G 7 Chris Waller
15 ONGOING VENTURE G 6 Darlene Duryea
16 PORNICHET (FR) H 4 Gai Waterhouse
17 PRECEDENCE (NZ) G 9 Bart & James Cummings
18 SILENT ACHIEVER (NZ) M 6 Roger James
19 SIR MOMENTS G 4 Steven O’dea
20 WEARY (FR) G 5 Chris Waller

Doomben Cup Winners & Results

Below you will find a list of winners and results for the Doomben Cup since 2000.

Year Results Winning Time
2016 1 TBD 2 TBD 3 TBD TBD
2015 1 Pornichet 2 Weary 3 I’m Imposing 2:02.52
2014 1 Streama 2 Leebaz 3 Junoob 2:01.72
2013 1 Beaten Up 2 Foreteller 3 Secret Admirer 2:04.34
2012 1 Mawingo 2 Lights of Heaven 3 Manighar 2:02.0
2011 1 Scenic Shot 2 My Kingdom Of Fife 3 Glass Harmonium 2:03.7
2010 1 Metal Bender 2 Gold Water 3 Triple Honour 2:02.6
2009 1 Scenic Shot 2 Racing To Win 3 Sir Slick 2:02.8
2008 1 Sarrera 2 Rampant Lion 3 Like It Is 2:03.3
2007 1 Cinque Cento 2 Gaze 3 Pentathon 2:01.8
2006 1 Above Deck 2 Octapussy 3 Roman Arch 2:13.8
2005 1 Perlin 2 Platinum Scissors 3 Natural Blitz 2:15.0
2004 1 Defier 2 Pentastic 3 Upsetthym 2:11.6
2003 1 Bush Padre 2 Freemason 3 Maguire 2:13.0
2002 1 Mr Bureaucrat 2 Galroof 3 Freemason 2:14.0
2001 1 King Keitel 2 Shogun Lodge 3 Kasakh Belle 2:01.9
2000 1 Akhenaton 2 Integrate 3 Cruzeiro 2:04.7