Brisbane Cup

The 2016 Brisbane Cup will be held on June 11th, 2016 at Eagle Farm Racecourse.

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Kiwi Benzini Wins 2016 Brisbane Cup – Results

Kiwi Benzini Wins 2016 Brisbane Cup – Results

New Zealand raider Benzini outstayed a field of Aussie gallopers in the Brisbane Cup 2016 at Eagle Farm Racecourse on Saturday thanks to a gun ride from Kiwi hoop Rosie Myers.

New Zealand raider Benzini scored an upset win in the 2016 Brisbane Cup. Photo: Daniel Costello.

Myers had previous race experience in the Sunshine State for Brisbane trainer ...

The 2016 Brisbane Cup is a 2400m staying event held at Eagle Farm Racecourse in Brisbane. Raced during the Brisbane Winter Carnival in June, the Group 2 event is an open handicap worth $300,000 in prize money. Normally taking place on the Queen’s birthday public holiday, the Brisbane Cup was moved to the Stradbroke Handicap Day which features the $1.36 million Stradbroke Handicap, $500,000 JJ Atkins and the Queensland Derby.

The Brisbane Cup 2016 will be run on Saturday June 11th, 2016.

Brisbane Cup Info:

Date:
June 11th, 2016
Track:
Doomben – Usually at Eagle Farm Racecourse, Brisbane
Distance:
2400m
Race Type:
Open Handicap
Status:
Group 2
Prizemoney:
$300,000

2016 Brisbane Cup Field

The 2016 Brisbane Cup field is published here.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 269×670611 ECUADOR (NZ) Gai Waterhouse Adam Hyeronimus 12 59kg 107
2 092012×046 JUNOOB (GB) Chris Waller Blake Shinn 9 58.5kg 106
3 8433313211 REAL LOVE Darren Weir Brad Rawiller 10 58.5kg 110
4 099×639514 RUDY Helen Page Tommy Berry 7 57kg 103
5 6x4212x132 SIR JOHN HAWKWOOD (IRE) David Vandyke Blake Spriggs 2 57kg 103
6 20×0304402 PUCCINI (NZ) Darren Weir Kerrin McEvoy 1 56.5kg 102
7 x5300x0258 INDEX LINKED (GB) Chris Waller Hugh Bowman 4 56kg 101
8 3×65306123 BENZINI Adrian & Harry Bull Ms Rosie Myers 3 54.5kg 98
9 5160×54089 JETSET LAD (NZ) Brian Smith Paul Hammersley 6 54kg 97
10 6529×77222 IGGI POP (NZ) Peter Robl Sam Clipperton 8 53.5kg 96
11 x411917x27 ASTRONOMOS (GB) David Vandyke Jason Collett 11 53kg 88
12 233×162521 COL ’N’ LIL Ben Currie Josh Oliver (a) 5 53kg 87

2016 Brisbane Cup Nominations

The Brisbane Cup nominations tend to draw some top quality stayers. It’s an important event in the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival, so as a result the Brisbane Cup nominations are usually extensive and filled out with genuine talents.

The 2016 Brisbane Cup nominations are be provided below.

No Last 10 Horse Sex Age Trainer Ballot Weight Hcp Rating
1 10831×8042 MORIARTY (IRE) G 7 Chris Waller 1 59kg 109
2 x4442x0193 EPINGLE (NZ) M 7 Michael Kent 2 55kg 105
3 8981110521 INDEX LINKED (GB) G 7 Chris Waller 3 56.5kg 104
4 9600357×21 LET’S MAKE ADEAL M 5 Nigel Blackiston 4 53kg 98
5 65×4752002 ESCADO G 5 Matt Laurie 5 53kg 97
6 31×8411112 LANDLOCKED (NZ) G 8 Joe Cleary 6 53kg 96
7 08412530×9 SURPASS (NZ) G 6 Michael Moroney 7= 53kg 95
8 683999×076 VILANOVA (NZ) G 4 Chris Waller 7= 53kg 95
9 11400×4083 JETSET LAD (NZ) G 7 Brian Smith 9 53kg 94
10 1113×31230 SELF SENSE G 4 David Brideoake 10= 53kg 93
11 x8036x1221 SENSE OF OCCASION G 4 Joseph Pride 10= 53kg 93
12 212×043328 VOLKHERE G 6 Robert Heathcote 12 53kg 92
13 5474581334 LUCCIOLA (IRE) M 6 David & Coral Feek 13 53kg 87
14 7335×34117 MAJOR MAJOR G 6 Bryce Heys 14= 53kg 78
15 x244421606 NO TRICKS (NZ) F 3 Wayne Walters 14= 53kg 78
16 088500×731 BANKSTERS BONUS (IRE) G 7 John Sargent 16 53kg 77
17 7171903530 WHATALOVELYDAY F 3 Jon Walk 17 53kg 73
18 x2141x3950 INAUGURATION G 3 Peter G Moody 18 53kg 70
19 x6190x1242 SPUR ON GOLD G 3 Pat Carey 19 53kg 69
20 9304×64149 DENONINATOR G 4 John Symons & Sheila Laxon 20 53kg 65

Brisbane Cup History:

First won in 1866 by Forester, the Brisbane Cup was a Group 1 3200m event prior to 2007. The race has been won by several champion thoroughbreds including Melbourne Cup winners Carbine (1875), Tulloch (1961) and Viewed (2008). Double winners of the Brisbane Cup include Fitz Grafton in 1904-05, Spear Chief in 1938-39, Fair Patton in 1964-65 and Desert Chill in 1995 & 1997.


Brisbane Cup Winners Since 2000:

Year

Place

Horse

Time

2016
Brisbane Cup
1st Benzini 2 minutes 31.69 seconds
2nd Sir John Hawkwood
3rd Junoob
2015
Brisbane Cup
1st Jetset Lad 2 minutes 15.06 seconds
2nd Sense Of Occasion
3rd Epingle
2014
Brisbane Cup
1st Floria 2 minutes 25.7 seconds
2nd Moriarty
3rd Zephyron
2013
Brisbane Cup
1st Moriarty 2 minutes 29.2 seconds
2nd Quintessential
3rd Zennista
2012
Brisbane Cup
1st Lights Of Heaven 2 minutes 29.6 seconds
2nd Dance With Her
3rd Mawingo
2011
Brisbane Cup
1st Tullamore 2 minutes 27.5 seconds
2nd Glass Harmonium
3rd De Fine Lago
2010
Brisbane Cup
1st Crossthestart 2 minutes 27.5 seconds
2nd Scouting Wide
3rd Ekstreme
2009
Brisbane Cup
1st
Scenic Shot
2 minutes 34.6 seconds
2nd Ready To Lift
3rd Tinseltown
2008
Brisbane Cup
1st
Viewed
2 minutes 35.9 seconds
2nd Fulmonti
3rd Sky Biscuit
2007
Brisbane Cup
1st
Newport
2 minutes 28.1 seconds
2nd Lilakyn
3rd Ice Chariot
2006
Brisbane Cup
1st
Art Success
3 minutes 22.4 seconds
2nd Gorgeous George
3rd Sculptor
2005
Brisbane Cup
1st
Portland Singa
3 minutes 20.8 seconds
2nd Shamrock Shore
3rd Regal Punch
2004
Brisbane Cup
1st
Danestorm
3 minutes 20.2 seconds
2nd Pentastic
3rd Upsetthym
2003
Brisbane Cup
1st
Piachay
3 minutes 22.5 seconds
2nd County Tyrone
3rd Homewrecker
2002
Brisbane Cup
1st
Prized Gem
3 minutes 24.6 seconds
2nd Majestic Avenue
3rd Nauders
2001
Brisbane Cup
1st
Star Covet
3 minutes 17.4 seconds
2nd Citi Habit
3rd Karasi
2000
Brisbane Cup
1st
Yippyio
3 minutes 24.9 seconds
2nd Sharscay
3rd Karasi