News About 2011 Doomben Cup

Scriven And Scenic Shot Claim 2nd Doomben Cup

Scriven And Scenic Shot Claim 2nd Doomben Cup

The Doomben Cup has a habit of providing some highly memorable races and the 2011 event will surely go down in history with Scenic Shot claiming his second title. They jumped from the gates with The Hombre taking up the early speed but there wasn’t much of it at all, moving along at an absolute…

Doomben Cup – Now Or Never For Shoot Out

Doomben Cup – Now Or Never For Shoot Out

He sounds a bit like a broken record player but once again John Wallace is backing Shoot Out to break through for his maiden win of 2011, this time in the Doomben Cup. Shoot Out has been one of the most costly horses to punters all year but they seem to be sticking with him,…

Waller Names Local as Main Danger to the Kingdom

Waller Names Local as Main Danger to the Kingdom

On Saturday leading Sydney trainer Chris Waller lines up his star import My Kingdom Of Fife for a fourth time on the Aussie turf and it is the sole Queensland-trained horse in this year’s Doomben Cup and not the equal favourite and fellow import that Waller tips as the main danger to Fife’s unbeaten streak…

No Chance of Another $101 Upset with Zavite out of Cup

No Chance of Another $101 Upset with Zavite out of Cup

Upset winner of last month’s Ranvet Stakes in Sydney, the Anthony Cummings-trained warhorse Zavite has been scratched from Saturday’s Doomben Cup in Brisbane. The rising nine-year-old Zabeel gelding claimed a devastatingly close win in the Group 1 Ranvet Stakes (2000m) as a $101 roughie three starts back before two unplaced runs in The BMW and…

Win Cup First, Worry about Appeal Later Says Scriven

Win Cup First, Worry about Appeal Later Says Scriven

Jockey Shane Scriven has said he is 100 per cent focused on riding Scenic Shot to victory in this weekend’s Doomben Cup despite the overhanging issue of his notorious whip stealing appeal approaching. Scriven admitted to stealing apprentice jockey Ben Looker’s whip in the closing stages of an Ipswich race last month and is preparing…

Shootoff Ready for Doomben Duel

Shootoff Ready for Doomben Duel

Graeme Rogerson’s Duelled gelding Shootoff is in-form and fighting fit ahead of his attempt at a third straight win in this weekend’s Doomben Cup. Group 1 placegetter and early favourite for the upcoming Queensland Derby at Eagle Farm, three-year-old Shootoff was one of 10 acceptors for Saturday’s $500,000 Group 1 Doomben Cup (2020m) when the…

Shadows to be Scratched if Sun Doesn’t Shine at Doomben

Shadows to be Scratched if Sun Doesn’t Shine at Doomben

Top Sydney trainer Anthony Cummings has warned that he won’t hesitate scratching his SA Derby winner Shadows In The Sun from Saturday’s Doomben Cup showdown if the weather fails to hold in the sunshine state. Progressive Dane Shadow three-year-old Shadows In The Sun broke their Group winning maiden in fine style in Adelaide last start,…

Bowman Backs Glass to Shatter Fife’s Unbeaten Streak

Bowman Backs Glass to Shatter Fife’s Unbeaten Streak

Champion hoop Hugh Bowman is tipping his mount and Doomben Cup favourite Glass Harmonium to back up from their barnstorming Aussie debut by shattering the winning streak of fellow import and rival My Kingdom Of Fife in Brisbane on Saturday. Michael Moroney’s imported stayer Glass Harmonium burst onto the Australian racing scene in the Group…

Shoot Out Sole Maroon in Cup

Shoot Out Sole Maroon in Cup

The John Wallace-trained Shoot Out is the sole Queenslander accepted for this Saturday’s Doomben Cup, last year’s AJC Derby winner ready to reproduce their Group 1 winning form for the Maroons. Yesterday a final field of 10 quality gallopers were announced for the $500,000 Group 1 Doomben Cup (2020m) and Gold Coast-based horseman Wallace is…

Fife to Face Nine Rivals in Cup

Fife to Face Nine Rivals in Cup

Chris Waller’s star import My Kingdom Of Fife will face nine rivals in the Doomben Cup as the in-form six-year-old looks to keep their flawless record on Aussie shores intact. Kingmambo gelding My Kingdom Of Fife is currently battling for favouritism with fellow European import Glass Harmonium in the markets for this Saturday’s $500,000 Group…