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The Doomben Cup is the second Group 1 race of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival run over 2000m under weight-for-age conditions in May.
2019 Doomben Cup Results
- 1st: #12 Kenedna
- 2nd: #2 Life Less Ordinary
- 3rd: #17e Sixties Groove
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The Doomben Cup is a 2000m middle-distance race held during the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival at Doomben Racecourse. The second Group 1 race held in Queensland for the carnival, the Doomben Cup is a weight-for-age race for horses aged three years and older.
Offering $700,000 in prize money, the Group 1 Doomben Cup attracts a class field of local and interstate weight-for-age hopefuls. The best lead up race to the Doomben Cup is the Group 2 A.D. Hollindale Stakes (1800m) held two weeks earlier at the Gold Coast. The AD Hollindale Stakes / Doomben Cup double has been won by a number of horses over the years including most recently Streama (2014).
The 2019 Doomben Cup ran on Saturday May 18, 2019 and was won by Queen Of The Turf Stakes winning mare Kenedna.
|Doomben Cup 2019|
|Date:||Saturday May 18, 2019|
|Race Type:||3YO+ Weight-For-Age|
2019 Doomben Cup Results
- 1st: #12 Kenedna ($10)
- 2nd: #2 Life Less Ordinary ($7.50)
- 3rd: #17e Sixties Groove ($21)
The Doomben Cup 2019 Results saw class Victorian mare Kenedna return to Group 1 winning form with a three-quarter length win over the Chris Waller-trained Life Less Ordinary. First emergency Sixties Groove added even more value to the Doomben Cup Trifecta in 2019 finishing third as a $21 shot.
|1||12||KENEDNA||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||John Allen||–||8||57kg||$10|
|2||2||LIFE LESS ORDINARY (IRE)||Chris Waller||Jason Collett||0.75L||9||59kg||$7.50|
|3||17e||SIXTIES GROOVE (IRE)||Kris Lees||Larry Cassidy||0.95L||6||59kg||$21|
|4||16||GEM SONG||Kris Lees||Blake Shinn||1.45L||7||56.5kg||$5EF|
|5||15||LUVALUVA (NZ)||John Sargent||Glen Boss||1.95L||16||57kg||$41|
|6||11||SHILLELAGH (NZ)||Chris Waller||James McDonald||2.15L||1||57kg||$5EF|
|7||8||TALLY||James Cummings||Tim Clark||2.35L||14||59kg||$51|
|8||6||ARCHEDEMUS||Gwenda Markwell||Corey Brown||2.55L||15||59kg||$7.50|
|9||13||YOUNGSTAR||Chris Waller||Kerrin McEvoy||2.75L||10||57kg||$8|
|10||4||RED ALTO||Brent Stanley||Luke Nolen||3.25L||4||59kg||$151|
|11||10||FIERCE IMPACT (JPN)||Matthew Smith||Michael Walker||3.65L||11||59kg||$17|
|12||3||MISTER SEA WOLF (IRE)||Chris Waller||Jeff Lloyd||3.85L||2||59kg||$17|
|13||1||BIG DUKE (IRE)||Kris Lees||Sam Clipperton||3.95L||5||59kg||$26|
|14||14||SAVVY COUP (NZ)||Chris Waller||Mark Du Plessis||7.95L||12||57kg||$61|
|15||5||ON THE ROCKS (NZ)||Michael Moroney||Jake Bayliss||16.95L||3||59kg||$31|
|16||7||PRIORITISE||Steve Tregea||Michael Murphy (a)||24.95L||13||59kg||$201|
|–||18e||ORDER AGAIN (NZ)||Brian Smith||–||–||0||–||–|
|–||9||HALLELUJAH BOY (JPN)||Kris Lees||Matthew McGillivray||–||0||–||–|
2019 Doomben Cup Betting
The best Doomben Cup 2019 betting odds provided by Ladbrokes.com.au are available right here as soon as markets on the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival’s second Group 1 race are released, including early access to the top all-in markets weeks before Doomben Cup Day.
2019 Doomben Cup Form Guide
Stay tuned for our full Doomben Cup 2019 Form Guide Analysis & Betting Preview.
2019 Doomben Cup Field
The Doomben Cup field attracts a class field of weight-for-age winter racing hopefuls each season, many coming off the AD Hollindale Stakes run at the Gold Coast earlier in the month. A number of gallopers in the Doomben Cup field are coming off a run during the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival and races like the Doncaster Mile and Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick during The Championships have provided a number of Doomben Cup winners in recent years.
The official Doomben Cup 2019 Field & Barriers are set for release on the Wednesday of race week and will be published in full below once announced by Racing Queensland.
2019 Doomben Cup Nominations
The season’s early Doomben Cup 2019 nominations are set to be taken on a Tuesday in early May a couple of weeks out from Doomben Cup Day and will be provided below as soon as released.
Doomben Cup History
First won by Pentheus in 1933, the Doomben Cup’s greatest horse has been Rough Habit with three consecutive wins from 1991 to 1993.
Between 1933 and 1937, the Doomben Cup race distance was 10 furlongs (approx 2000m) however this was changed to 11 furlongs (2200m) between 1938 and 1972. In 1989 it was temporarily increased to 2160m.
Notable Doomben Cup winners including Might And Power (1998), the mare Streama (2014) and Our Ivanhowe (2016).
Recent Doomben Cup Winners
|1st||Kenedna||2 minutes 02.18 seconds|
|2nd||Life Less Ordinary|
|1st||Comin’ Through||2 minutes 01.43 seconds|
|1st||Sense Of Occasion||2 minutes 06.63 seconds|
|1st||Our Ivanhowe||2 minutes 04.41 seconds|
|1st||Pornichet||2 minutes 02.52 seconds|
|1st||Streama||2 minutes 01.72 seconds|
|1st||Beaten Up||2 minute 04.34 seconds|
|1st||Mawingo||2 minute 02.0 seconds|
|2nd||Lights of Heaven|
|1st||Scenic Shot||2 minute 03.7 seconds|
|2nd||My Kingdom Of Fife|
|1st||Metal Bender||2 minutes 2.65 seconds|
|1st||Scenic Shot||2 minutes 2.8 seconds|
|2nd||Racing To Win|
|1st||Sarrera||2 minutes 3.3 seconds|
|3rd||Like It Is|
|1st||Cinque Cento||2 minutes 1.8 seconds|
|1st||Above Deck||2 minutes 13.8 seconds|
|1st||Perlin||2 minutes 15 seconds|
|1st||Defier||2 minutes 11.6 seconds|
|1st||Bush Padre||2 minutes 13 seconds|
|1st||Mr Bureaucrat||2 minutes 14 seconds|
|1st||King Keitel||2 minutes 1.9 seconds|
|1st||Akhenaton||2 minutes 4.7 seconds|