Moreton Cup

The QTC Cup is now known as the Moreton Cup and runs during the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival on Queensland Oaks Day.

2019 Moreton Cup Results

  • 1st: TBD
  • 2nd: TBD
  • 3rd: TBD



Held on the Queensland Oaks Day, the Group 2 QTC Cup is now known as the Moreton Cup and is one of the key Group status races on the card traditionally held at Eagle Farm Racecourse in late May or early June during the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival.

The quality handicap race offers $175,000 in prize money and is usually contested over 1300m, but in 2017 ran over 1200m at Doomben Racecourse due to the poor Eagle Farm track conditions. The other features on the program are the Group 1 Queensland Oaks and the Group 2 Eagle Farm Cup (PJ O’Shea Stakes).

The Moreton Cup 2019 runs at Doomben Racecourse on June 2.

Moreton Cup
Date: June 2, 2019
Track: Eagle Farm Racecourse (Doomben Racecourse in 2017)
Distance: 1300m (1200m in 2017)
Race Type: Quality Handicap
Status: Group 2
Prize money: $175,000

2019 Moreton Cup Results

  • 1st: TBD
  • 2nd: TBD
  • 3rd: TBD

2019 Moreton Cup Odds

The Moreton Cup 2019 betting odds and market links to Ladbrokes.com.au on the old QTC Cup race is now provided below.

2019 Moreton Cup Field

The Moreton Cup field attracts a smart line-up of winter sprinters that may have had a lead-up run earlier in the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival in a race like the Group 3 BRC Sprint (1350m) at Doomben a fortnight before and is announced the Wednesday of race week.

2019 Moreton Cup Nominations

The official Moreton Cup 2019 nominations close the Monday leading-up to Queensland Oaks Day and will be released below once early entries are taken by Racing Queensland.

QTC Cup / Moreton Cup History

First won by Famoso Gris in 1979, the QTC Cup was originally a 1200m sprint until 2005 when it was changed to its current distance of 1300m. Not held in 1988 or 1999, the Group 2 event was a Group 3 event until 1983. From 2017 the race became known as the Moreton Cup and that year was contested over 1200m at Doomben (instead of Eagle Farm).

QTC Cup / Moreton Cup Winners Since 2000:

Year Place Horse Time
2019
Moreton Cup
1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
2018
Moreton Cup
1st The Monstar 1 minute 10.12 seconds
2nd Platinum Angel
3rd Calanda
2017
Moreton Cup
1st Deploy 1 minute 09.19 seconds (run over 1200m)
2nd Dothraki
3rd Perfect Dare
2016
QTC Cup
1st Spill The Beans 1 minute 17.23 seconds
2nd Federal
3rd Stratum Star
2015
QTC Cup
1st Ball Of Muscle 1 minute 8.46 seconds
2nd That’s A Good Idea
3rd Kuro
2014
QTC Cup
1st Sacred Star 1 minute 17.1 seconds
2nd Masthead
3rd Bennetta
2013
QTC Cup
1st Galah 1 minute 17.6 seconds
2nd Conservatorium
3rd Griffon
2012
QTC Cup
1st Celtic Dancer 1 minute 20.9 seconds
2nd Belltone
3rd Joint Chiefs
2011
QTC Cup
1st Varenna Miss 1 minute 16.1 seconds
2nd Phelan Ready
3rd Zingaling
2010
QTC Cup
1st Catapulted 1 minute 15.1 seconds
2nd Border Rebel
3rd Ego’s Dare
2009
QTC Cup
1st Ortensia 1 minute 19.1 seconds
2nd Maxison
3rd Mr Baritone
2008
QTC Cup
1st Chinchilla Rose 1 minute 19.3 seconds
2nd Black Ink
3rd Easy Rocker
2007
QTC Cup
1st Nova Star 1 minute 17.6 seconds
2nd Rasmussen
3rd Son Of Dane
2006
QTC Cup
1st Messiaen 1 minute 16.5 seconds
2nd Consular
3rd Spuruson
2005
QTC Cup
1st Sir Breakfast 1 minute 8.7 seconds
2nd Beautiful Gem
3rd All Bar One
2004
QTC Cup
1st Falkirk 1 minute 8.8 seconds
2nd Patpong
3rd Bomber Bill
2003
QTC Cup
1st Into The Night 1 minute 10.6 seconds
2nd Bomber Bill
3rd Polygram
2002
QTC Cup
1st Pembleton 1 minute 9.2 seconds
2nd Maitland Gold
3rd Machtig Mini Panis
2001
QTC Cup
1st Century Kid 1 minute 8.1 seconds
2nd Super Impressive
3rd Federal Agent
2000
QTC Cup
1st Gallopini 1 minute 9.6 seconds
2nd Super Espion
3rd Antiquity

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