Watch Live Racing FREE!
Sign-up now and Watch every Race Live and Free on your Phone!
Best Odds with Top Tote+ and Bet Back Offers!
Register at Australia's #1 Online Bookmaker!
Price Boosts, Racing Backups, Fluc Up!
Sign-Up to Australia's Fastest Growing Online Bookmaker!
Odds Boosts, Racing Offers, Massive MULTIS!
Sign-up and start betting with Ladbrokes in 2 minutes!
Best Of The Best Odds!
Bet With Palmerbet and get Paid Top Fluc or Top Tote!!
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly

Some facts about Saturday’s Group One $500,000 Doomben Cup (2020m) at weight-for-age.

* First held in 1933 over 10 furlongs (2000m) when won by Pentheus.

* Distances varied over the years with the race changed from handicap to weight-for-age in 1990 and run over 2020m until 2001 when it reverted to 2200m. Back to 2020m in 2007.

* Notable winners include Beaulivre (1940), Bernborough (1946), Dark Marne (1947), Earlwood (1959-60), Samson (1962), River Seine (1965), Winfreux (1966), Divide And Rule (1970), Tails (1971), Lord Ben (1974), Lord Hybrow (1988), Rough Habit (1991-92-93), Danewin (1995), Juggler (1996), Might And Power (1998), Intergaze (1999), Defier (2004), Scenic Shot (2009).

* Freakish New Zealand galloper Rough Habit captured the imagination of Queensland racing crowds in the 1990s winning two Stradbrokes, two Southport Cups, a Queensland Derby and a record three successive Doomben Cups from 1991 to 1993 after being placed in 1990 at his first attempt.

* Bernborough shouldered 10st 11lb (68.5kg) to victory on his way to winning 15 races in succession.

* The metric record for the Cup at 2020m is held by champion stayer Might And Power who clocked 2:00.53 in 1998.

* Lord Hybrow (1988) and Scenic Shot (2009) are the only horses to complete the Doomben Cup-Brisbane Cup double in the same year.

* Winning trainers with runners this year: Chris Waller – My Kingdom Of Fife, Triple Honour (Metal Bender 2010); Mike Moroney – Glass Harmonium (Sarrera 2008); Daniel Morton – Scenic Shot (Scenic Shot 2009); Graeme Rogerson – Shootoff (Perlin 2005).

* Winning jockeys with rides this year: Jim Cassidy – Vision And Power (Rough Habit 1991-92-93); Shane Scriven – Scenic Shot (Scenic Shot 2009); Michael Rodd – Shootoff (Bush Padre 2003); Hugh Bowman – Glass Harmonium (Defier 2004).

AAP TURF

 
Featured News

Free List of the Best Racing Bets and Bonus Offers

We take a look at the BIGGEST and BEST Free Daily Racing Offers and Betting Promotions from Australia’s leading online...

Finche races into 2019 Melbourne Cup favouritism

A horse racing in the colours made famous by Frankel and Enable is now the equal Melbourne Cup favourite following...

Begood Toya Mother wins the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes

Begood Toya Mother has delivered on a long-range plan in the Group One Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes at Caulfield in...

Avilius too good in G1 George Main Stakes

Avilius has reaffirmed his status as one of the country’s premier weight-for-age stars and put himself back in the Cox...

Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes results and replay – 2019

View the results and replay for the 2019 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes. The Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes was raced at...

George Main Stakes results and replay – 2019

View the results and replay for the 2019 George Main Stakes (Optic White Stakes). The George Main Stakes (Optic White...

Brimham Rocks wins a spot in the Caulfield Cup

The Chris Waller-trained Brimham Rocks has earned a ticket into the Caulfield Cup with his first Australian victory in the...

Female jockey banned on drug charge

Queensland jockey Tiffani Brooker has been disqualified for nine months after a recent urine test showed traces of a number...

Mystic Journey’s trainer inundated with derogatory messages

Mystic Journey’s trainer Adam Trinder has spoken out about the derogatory calls, emails and text messages he has received after...

Taylor Swift scratched from Melbourne Cup day

International singing superstar Taylor Swift will no longer perform at Flemington on Melbourne Cup day following a change to her...

Failed drug test cover up rocks US horse racing

A cover up of a failed drug test has this morning rocked the US horse racing industry. The New York...

Australian Bookmaker Reviews

Which bookmaker should you bet with? We Review each of the leading online Australian Bookmakers and rate them in order...

 
 
Copyright © 2019 Just Horse Racing.
All rights reserved - Privacy Policy

Gamble Responsibly 18+
*State exclusions apply to some offers. Please check T&Cs of each offer with the bookmaker. All Offers Exclude NSW residents.