Doomben 10,000

The Doomben 10,000 kicks off Group 1 racing during the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival and is now run over 1200m at Doomben Racecourse in mid-May.

2018 Doomben 10,000 Results

  • 1st: #13 English
  • 2nd: #2 Impending
  • 3rd: #3 Le Romain



The Doomben 10,000 is a Group 1 weight-for-age race held during the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival in May each year. It was previously raced over a middle distance sprint of 1350m, but from 2017 it will be contested over 1200m and kick off Group 1 racing in Queensland for the season.

Offering a lucrative $700,000 in prize money, The Doomben 10,000 is one of Queensland’s richest races and the weight-for-age event is now held two weeks before the Group 1 BTC Cup (1300m) – now known as the Darley Kingsford Smith Cup.

The Group 1 BTC Cup, previously run a fortnight before, was the best lead up race to the Doomben 10,000 and prior to the scheduled Brisbane Winter Carnival race changes in 2017 the last horse to do the double was Sea Siren (2012).

The new key Doomben 10,000 lead-up race will be the Group 2 Victory Stakes (1200m) run over the same distance also at weight-for-age two weeks before.

The 2018 Doomben 10,000 ran on Saturday May 12, 2018 and was won by quality mare English with beaten favourite Redzel fourth.

Doomben 10,000 2018
Date: Saturday May 12, 2018
Track: Doomben Racecourse
Distance: 1200m
Race Type: Weight-For-Age
Status: Group 1
Prize Money: $700,000

2018 Doomben 10,000 Results

  • 1st: #13 English
  • 2nd: #2 Impending
  • 3rd: #3 Le Romain

See below for the official Doomben 10,000 Results 2018, following the link to read more on the upset win by the Kingsford-Smith Cup bound mare English who held off last start Victory Stakes winner Impending and three-time Group 1 champ Le Romain, while the beaten favourite Redzel failed to defend his title crossing fourth.

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Weight SP
1 13 ENGLISH Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Tim Clark 1 56.5kg $11
2 2 IMPENDING James Cummings Damian Browne 0.2L 7 58.5kg $12
3 3 LE ROMAIN Kris Lees Glyn Schofield 0.4L 11 58.5kg $16
4 1 REDZEL Peter & Paul Snowden Kerrin McEvoy 0.6L 4 58.5kg $2.50F
5 6 SPIETH (NZ) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Craig Williams 1.85L 8 58.5kg $19
6 4 CARE TO THINK Matthew Dunn Jeff Lloyd 2.05L 10 58.5kg $17
7 8 BURNING PASSION Mark Newnham Michael Cahill 2.15L 5 58.5kg $51
8 5 MOST IMPORTANT Tony Gollan Jim Byrne 2.35L 3 58.5kg $31
9 12 IN HER TIME Benjamin Smith Corey Brown 2.55L 6 56.5kg $3.70
10 11 THE MISSION Paul Perry James Orman 5.3L 9 57kg $81
11 7 MONSIEUR GUSTAVE Darryl Hansen Tiffani Brooker 6.05L 2 58.5kg $41
12 14 HOUTZEN Toby Edmonds Regan Bayliss 7.8L 12 55kg $26
SB 9 THRONUM David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Mark Zahra 0 58.5kg
10 LUCKY HUSSLER Darren Weir Ben Allen (a) 0

2018 Doomben 10,000 Tips

  • 1st: #1 Redzel
  • 2nd: #4 Care To Think
  • 3rd: #12 In Her Time

Check out our exclusive Doomben 10,000 2018 Tips & Odds Update now.

2018 Doomben 10,000 Odds

The Doomben 10,000 2018 betting odds and Brisbane racing tips for the first Group 1 of the carnival will be available below as soon as markets open at Ladbrokes.com.au.

2018 Doomben 10,000 Form Guide

Stay tuned for our comprehensive Doomben 10,000 Form Guide & Betting Preview for 2018.

Our insider 2018 Doomben 10,000 Form Guide Preview is available now by following the link.

2018 Doomben 10,000 Field

The Doomben 10,000 field up until 2017 traditionally attracted weight-for-age sprinters coming off a BTC Cup run. The race is now held a fortnight earlier as the first Group 1 of the winter in Queensland and will likely be the carnival kick-off for many horses. Gallopers may also now come into the Doomben 10,000 race field via a Victory Stakes run a fortnight earlier in Brisbane.

The official Doomben 10,000 field 2018 and barriers are set for release on the Wednesday of race week and will be published below as soon as announced by Racing Queensland.

The 2018 Doomben 10,000 Final Field attracted 14 winter weight-for-age hopefuls led by the defending champion Redzel in barrier six and gun mare In Her Time drawn gate eight.

Read more on the Redzel-led Doomben 10,000 Field for 2018.

2018 Doomben 10,000 Field Update: Lucky Hussler (1) has been withdrawn from the race due to a foot abscess and will race first-up Saturday week instead in Adelaide’s Group 1 The Goodwood.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp. Rating
1 1x1111x212 REDZEL Peter & Paul Snowden Kerrin McEvoy 6 58.5kg 119
2 43341x23x1 IMPENDING James Cummings Damian Browne 9 58.5kg 111
3 02x250x742 LE ROMAIN Kris Lees Glyn Schofield 13 58.5kg 116
4 2211x1112x CARE TO THINK Matthew Dunn Jeff Lloyd 12 58.5kg 105
5 0x641241x2 MOST IMPORTANT Tony Gollan Jim Byrne 5 58.5kg 106
6 x290x2860x SPIETH (NZ) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Craig Williams 10 58.5kg 106
7 411x1170x4 MONSIEUR GUSTAVE Darryl Hansen Tiffani Brooker 4 58.5kg 104
8 115330×371 BURNING PASSION Mark Newnham Michael Cahill 7 58.5kg 104
9 06x13x1402 THRONUM David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Mark Zahra 3 58.5kg 107
10 5x6001056x LUCKY HUSSLER Darren Weir Ben Allen (a) 1 58.5kg 112
11 70600×8555 THE MISSION Paul Perry James Orman 11 57kg 98
12 523x112x13 IN HER TIME Benjamin Smith Corey Brown 8 56.5kg 115
13 6x4269x526 ENGLISH Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Tim Clark 2 56.5kg 111
14 5x3179x316 HOUTZEN Toby Edmonds Regan Bayliss 14 55kg 99

2018 Doomben 10,000 Nominations

The early Doomben 10,000 race nominations for 2018 will be announced below after entries for the weight-for-age sprint are released on the Tuesday before race week.

The official 2018 Doomben 10,000 Nominations are now out featuring 34 sprinters including the two horses already assured a run in The Everest 2018 field this spring, Redzel and In Her Time.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Sex Age Trainer
1 115330×371 BURNING PASSION G 6 Mark Newnham
2 10x280150x CANTBUYBETTER G 6 Ben Currie
3 2211x1112x CARE TO THINK G 4 Matthew Dunn
4 117x90x CHAMP ELECT F 3 Chris Munce
5 1x1x32222x CHAMPAGNE CUDDLES F 3 Bjorn Baker
6 x2x533x98x DANON LIBERTY (JPN) H 6 Darren Weir
7 368x008x90 DERRYN H 4 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig
8 6x4269x526 ENGLISH M 5 Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott
9 1024x70x05 FIRST AMONG EQUALS G 6 Darren Weir
10 47x12x0201 GLENALL H 4 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes
11 1111x336x7 HAVASAY G 5 Liam Birchley
12 144×312116 HOLY BLADE C 3 Darren Weir
13 5x3179x316 HOUTZEN F 3 Toby Edmonds
14 43341x23x1 IMPENDING H 4 James Cummings
15 523x112x13 IN HER TIME M 5 Benjamin Smith
16 112x13x350 INVINCIBLE GEM M 4 Kris Lees
17 02x250x742 LE ROMAIN G 5 Kris Lees
18 5x6001056x LUCKY HUSSLER G 8 Darren Weir
19 411x1170x4 MONSIEUR GUSTAVE G 5 Darryl Hansen
20 0x641241x2 MOST IMPORTANT G 5 Tony Gollan
21 x1220x2869 MR SNEAKY G 4 Anthony Freedman
22 119x4407x0 OURS TO KEEP G 3 Chris Munce
23 673715×579 PERAST C 3 Paul Perry
24 1x1111x212 REDZEL G 5 Peter & Paul Snowden
25 20x20x380x SNOOPY G 5 Chris Munce
26 x290x2860x SPIETH (NZ) H 5 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig
27 08×6132121 STELLAR COLLISION G 5 Darren Weir
28 30x15x4546 SUPIDO H 6 Michael Kent
29 100x02x86x TERRAVISTA G 8 Joseph Pride
30 70600×8555 THE MISSION C 3 Paul Perry
31 06x13x1402 THRONUM H 4 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig
32 130x61486x ULMANN G 6 Darren Weir
33 0x257x145x VOODOO LAD G 6 Darren Weir
34 537360×141 WHISPERING BROOK M 4 Darren Weir

Doomben 10,000 History

First won by Wallen in 1933, the race was originally named the T. M Ahearn Memorial however the name was changed when 10,000 pounds became the set amount of prize money. At this time, the Doomben 10,000 was the richest sprint race in Australia. The event was also won by the magnificent Manikato in 1979.

Originally a 6 furlong (approx 1200m) race, the distance for the Doomben 10,000 was changed to 7 furlongs (1400m) in 1942 and remained so until 1973 when it became a 1350m race.

The Doomben 10,000 race distance dropped back to the 1200m sprint in 2017 and the weight-for-age race moved forward a fortnight so it now marks the start of Group 1 racing in Brisbane over the winter.

Star Sydney sprinter Redzel (2017) won the first 1200m edition of the rescheduled Doomben 10,000 before his The Everest – Darley Classic double that spring.

Recent Doomben 10,000 Winners

Year Place Horse Time
2019
Doomben 10,000
1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
2018
Doomben 10,000
1st English 1 minute 9.58 seconds
2nd Impending
3rd Le Romain
2017
Doomben 10,000
1st Redzel 1 minute 10.54
2nd Counterattack
3rd Derryn
2016
Doomben 10,000
1st Music Magnate 1 minute 17.77 seconds
2nd Azkadellia
3rd Charlie Boy
2015
Doomben 10,000
1st Boban 1 minute 19.15 seconds
2nd Charlie Boy
3rd Generalife
2014
Doomben 10,000
1st Spirit Of Boom 1 minute 17.93 seconds
2nd Temple Of Boom
3rd Buffering
2013
Doomben 10,000
1st Epaulette 1 minute 18.85 seconds
2nd Sea Siren
3rd Buffering
2012
Doomben 10,000
1st Sea Siren 1 minute 19.09 seconds
2nd Buffering
3rd Temple Of Boom
2011
Doomben 10,000
1st Beaded 1 minute 19.6 seconds
2nd Love Conquers All
3rd Black Piranha
2010
Doomben 10,000
1st Hot Danish 1 minute 19.17 seconds
2nd Whobegotyou
3rd Melito
2009
Doomben 10,000
1st Apache Cat 1 minute 22.4 seconds
2nd Black Piranha
3rd All Silent
2008
Doomben 10,000
1st Apache Cat 1 minute 17.9 seconds
2nd Murtajil
3rd Turffontein
2007
Doomben 10,000
1st Takeover Target 1 minute 18.5 seconds
2nd Gold Edition
3rd Mitanni
2006
Doomben 10,000
1st Undue 1 minute 18 seconds
2nd Impaler
3rd Street Smart
2005
Doomben 10,000
1st Red Oog 1 minute 18.6 seconds
2nd Our Egyptian Raine
3rd Takeover Target
2004
Doomben 10,000
1st Super Elegant 1 minute 17.7 seconds
2nd Our Egyptian Raine
3rd Scenic Peak
2003
Doomben 10,000
1st Bel Esprit 1 minute 18.3 seconds
2nd Private Steer
3rd Spinning Hill
2002
Doomben 10,000
1st Falvelon 1 minute 18.8 seconds
2nd Show A Heart
3rd Lord Essex
2001
Doomben 10,000
1st Falvelon 1 minute 17.2 seconds
2nd Spinning Hill
3rd Mr Innocent
2000
Doomben 10,000
1st Mr Innocent 1 minute 18.8 seconds
2nd Easy Rocking
3rd Falvelon

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