A D Hollindale Stakes

The AD Hollindale Stakes is a Group 2 weight-for-age winter race held at the Gold Coast Racecourse in early May as a lead-up to the Doomben Cup.

2017 AD Hollindale Stakes Results

  • 1st: #1 It's Somewhat
  • 2nd: #11 Single Gaze
  • 3rd: #6 Maurus

A D Hollindale Stakes News

Doomben Cup for Hollindale Stakes Winner It’s Somewhat

Doomben Cup for Hollindale Stakes Winner It’s Somewhat

It’s Somewhat will firm in Doomben Cup betting after the John O’Shea-trained Doncaster Mile champion saluted for the Gold Coast punters with a gallant win in the AD Hollindale Stakes 2017. The Godolphin-raced son of Dynaformer made it three wins on the trot this campaign, backing up from his Group 1 Doncaster Mile success in…

As one of the bigger middle distance races in the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival, the A.D. Hollindale Stakes is a Group 2 weight-for-age race held at the Gold Coast Racecourse in early May.

This is one of the biggest events run on the Gold Coast aside from January’s Magic Millions races and is run over 1800m.

Each year the A.D. Hollindale Stakes field attracts a good group of staying type horses that are Brisbane bound in a fortnight’s time eyeing the bigger prize money on offer in the Group 1 Doomben Cup (2000m).

The A.D. Hollindale Stakes – Doomben Cup double is a popular one with the punters each winter and was last completed by the mare Streama in 2014.

The Hollindale Stakes 2017 ran on Saturday Saturday May 6, 2017.

A D Hollindale Stakes
Date: Saturday May 6, 2017
Track: Gold Coast Racecourse
Distance: 1800m
Race Type: Weight-For-Age
Status: Group 2
Prize money: $358,000
Prize Money Distribution:
1st Place $250,000 & Trophy worth $1,400
2nd Place $60,000
3rd Place $30,000
4th Place $12,000
5th Place $6,000

2017 AD Hollindale Stakes Results

  • 1st: #1 It’s Somewhat
  • 2nd: #11 Single Gaze
  • 3rd: #6 Maurus

Read the full 2017 AD Hollindale Stakes Results & Finishing Order – race favourite It’s Somewhat now firming favourite in Doomben Cup betting in Brisbane next race.

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Wgt. SP
1 1 IT’S SOMEWHAT (USA) John O’Shea Tye Angland 3 59kg $2.30F
2 11 SINGLE GAZE Nick Olive Ms Kathy O’Hara 0.2L 6 57kg $6.50
3 6 MAURUS (GB) John P Thompson Damian Browne 1L 8 59kg $19
4 2 PREFERMENT (NZ) Chris Waller Hugh Bowman 2L 1 59kg $16
5 7 RUDY Helen Page Robbie Fradd 2.8L 7 59kg $31
6 3 SENSE OF OCCASION Kris Lees Corey Brown 2.9L 9 59kg $11
7 5 CYLINDER BEACH (NZ) Desleigh Forster Jim Byrne 3L 4 59kg $13
8 10 SAKHEE’S SOLDIER (NZ) David Kelly Luke Dittman 3.1L 10 59kg $151
9 4 MCCREERY (GB) Chris Waller Jeff Lloyd 4.1L 5 59kg $5.50
10 12 COL ’N’ LIL Ben Currie Josh Oliver 6.1L 2 57kg $21
8 ARTICUS (FR) Darren Weir Paul Hammersley 0
9 SHOREHAM Saab Hasan 0

2017 AD Hollindale Stakes Betting Odds

The season’s best AD Hollindale Stakes 2017 odds and betting market links to Ladbrokes.com.au will be available below the week of the Doomben Cup lead-up.

2017 AD Hollindale Stakes Field

Each season the AD Hollindale Stakes field attracts a smart line-up of winter gallopers from both Queensland and interstate stables heading towards a Brisbane run in the Doomben Cup. Gallopers may have had a lead-up run earlier during the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival in a race like the Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m) in early April.

The official A.D. Hollindale Stakes 2017 field & barriers are set for release on Wednesday May 3, 2017 and will be published in full below.

The 2017 AD Hollindale Stakes Final Field & Barrier Draw is now out with a dozen hopefuls engaged for the weight-for-age clash including Doncaster Mile champion It’s Somewhat and in-form Brisbane galloper Cylinder Beach coming off a Toowoomba Cup win over 2000m.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Br. Wgt. Hcp. Rating
1 53x4313x11 IT’S SOMEWHAT (USA) John O’Shea Tye Angland 3 59kg 115
2 0x4540x60x PREFERMENT (NZ) Chris Waller Hugh Bowman 1 59kg 116
3 1454x12x33 SENSE OF OCCASION Kris Lees Corey Brown 9 59kg 109
4 51162×1564 MCCREERY (GB) Chris Waller Jeff Lloyd 5 59kg 107
5 290×121171 CYLINDER BEACH (NZ) Desleigh Forster Jim Byrne 4 59kg 105
6 15159028×3 MAURUS (GB) John P Thompson Damian Browne 8 59kg 102
7 0x5474x343 RUDY Helen Page Robbie Fradd 7 59kg 102
8 x31215x0x0 ARTICUS (FR) Darren Weir TBA 12 59kg 102
9 7023646474 SHOREHAM Les Kelly TBA 10 59kg 87
10 858x640x80 SAKHEE’S SOLDIER (NZ) David Kelly Luke Dittman 11 59kg 99
11 2211Fx7031 SINGLE GAZE Nick Olive Ms Kathy O’Hara 6 57kg 108
12 x540417x12 COL ’N’ LIL Ben Currie Josh Oliver 2 57kg 98

2017 Hollindale Stakes Nominations

The official A.D. Hollindale Stakes 2017 nominations close on the Monday of race week and feature a host of smart middle-distance types that may have contested a Group 1 in Sydney during the autumn.

The 2017 Hollindale Stakes Nominations attracted 18 hopefuls dominated by the likes of Doncaster Mile winner It’s Somewhat and the equal early favourite for the Doomben Cup, Darren Weir’s French import Articus.

A D Hollindale Stakes History

Many of the Stakes’ contenders will go on to race in the Group 1 Doomben Cup (2020m) and there have been several horses which have won the Stakes/Cup double including Above Deck in 2006, Mr Bureaucrat in 2002, Might And Power in 1998, Danewin in 1995, Durbridge in 1994 and Rough Habit in 1991-92.

Up until 1996 the A D Hollindale Stakes was a Group 3 race and prior to 1993 it was a listed race. The fastest recorded winning time was by This Manshood in 2004 with 1 minute 45.92 seconds. The slowest recorded winning time since 1989 was 1 minute 58.6 seconds by Rough Habit in 1992.

Hollindale Stakes winners since 2000 are listed below.

A D Hollindale Stakes Winners

Year Place Horse Time
2018
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1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
2017
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1st It’s Somewhat 1:48.55 seconds
2nd Single Gaze
3rd Maurus
2016
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1st Leebaz 1 minute 48.1 seconds
2nd Hauraki
3rd VolkStock’n’Barrell
2015
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1st Leebaz 1 minute 47.9 seconds
2nd Sir Moments
3rd I’m Imposing
2014
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1st Streama 1 minute 53.17 seconds
2nd Mr O’Ceirin
3rd Precedence
2013
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1st Lights Of Heaven 1 minute 49.55 seconds
2nd Foreteller
3rd Transporter
2012
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1st Shez Sinsational 1 minute 56.0 seconds
2nd Lights Of Heaven
3rd Mawingo
2011
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1st My Kingdom Of Fife 1 minute 52.2 seconds
2nd Glass Harmonium
3rd Scenic Shot
2010
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1st Metal Bender 1 minute 49.5 seconds
2nd Road To Rock
3rd Gold Water
2009
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1st Fulmonti 1 minute 48.1 seconds
2nd Izonit
3rd Sir Slick
2008
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1st Scenic Shot 1 minute 49.9 seconds
2nd Spinney
3rd Stormhill
2007
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1st Coalesce 1 minute 47.4 seconds
2nd Dracs Back
3rd Desert War
2006
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1st Above Deck 1 minute 49.1 seconds
2nd Vouvray
3rd Roman Arch
2005
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1st Platinum Scissors 1 minute 52.4 seconds
2nd Roman Arch
3rd Devastating
2004
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1st This Manshood 1 minute 45.9 seconds
2nd St Basil
3rd Pentastic
2003
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1st Bush Padre 1 minute 49.9 seconds
2nd Boreale
3rd Cheverny
2002
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1st Mr Bureaucrat 1 minute 50.9 seconds
2nd Kaapstad Way
3rd My Special Scorpio
2001
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1st Shogun Lodge 1 minute 47.3 seconds
2nd Camarena
3rd Go Flash Go
2000
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1st Shogun Lodge 1 minute 47.3 seconds
2nd Integrate
3rd Cheiron