Vo Rogue Plate

The 2016 Vo Rogue Plate is a Group 3 race held towards the end of December.

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This weekend Eagle Farm Racecourse hosts the $100,000 ...

The 2016 Vo Rogue Plate is a Group 3 race that is now held at Eagle Farm Racecourse. In recent summers it has taken place at both Doomben Racecourse in Brisbane as well as the Gold Coast Racecourse.

Raced over 1300m, the Vo Rogue Plate is restricted to three year olds and is held under set weight conditions. It pays $200,000 total prize money, which makes it a fairly lucrative summer time target for three year olds.

The Vo Rogue Plate shares a race program with the Group 3 BJ McLachlan Plate (1200m), which is held under the same conditions but for two year olds.

Following the Vo Rogue Plate, many horses head to the paddock to rest up during January, which is a quiet month for racing. Some will return to racing during the Autumn, while yet others will hold off until the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival. Some also choose to race during the Magic Millions Carnival in January if they are Magic Millions graduates and run in the Restricted Listed Magic Millions 3YO Guineas (1400m).

The 2016 Vo Rogue Plate will be run on December 31st.

Vo Rogue Plate 2016
Date: December 31st, 2016
Track: Eagle Farm Racecourse
Distance: 1300m
Race Type: 3YO Set Weights
Status: Group 3
Prize Money: $200,000

2016 Vo Rogue Plate Field

The Vo Rogue Plate field is usually announced on the Wednesday prior to the race. Most years, the Vo Rogue Plate field will contain some genuinely talented three year olds who have already amassed a fair bit of black-type racing experience.

The 2016 Vo Rogue Plate field will be provided here once final acceptances close at 9:00am (local time) on December 28.

2016 Vo Rogue Plate Nominations

The Vo Rogue Plate nominations often feature quite a few talented types. Some horses from New South Wales and even Victorian stables often enter the Vo Rogue Plate nominations in an endeavour to gain some further black-type experience in same age company.

The 2016 Vo Rogue Plate nominations will be published below as soon as released by Racing Queensland.

Vo Rogue Plate History

The Vo Rogue Plate is a relatively new race. Inaugurated in 2006, it was quickly upgraded to Group 3 in 2009.

Due to scheduling changes, there were two editions of the race in 2008, and none in 2007.

The race is named after champion galloper Vo Rogue. Vo Rogue was an impressive thoroughbred, often charging to the front of the field to lead for the entire race before finishing impressively. He had an extensive career, with a total of 83 starts. Of those, he won 26, including an impressive six Group 1 victories.

Notable Vo Rogue Plate winners include Sequential Charm (2006) and Lucky Hussler (2012). Vo Rogue Plate results, place getters and winning times are provided below.

Vo Rogue Plate Results

Year Place Horse Time
BJ McLachlan Plate
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
BJ McLachlan Plate
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
BJ McLachlan Plate
1st Madotti 1 minute 15.38 seconds
2nd Most Important
3rd Egyptian Symbol
BJ McLachlan Plate
1st Mywayorthehighway 1 minute 18.98 seconds
2nd Hijack Hussy
3rd Worthy Cause
BJ McLachlan Plate
1st Enquare 1 minute 19.4 seconds
2nd Gundy Spirit
3rd Missy Longstocking
BJ McLachlan Plate
1st Lucky Hussler 1 minute 18.95 seconds
2nd Sizzling
3rd Heza Jetsetter
BJ McLachlan Plate
1st Punch On 1 minute 19.7 seconds
2nd Noisy Ocean
3rd Lucky Morna
BJ McLachlan Plate
1st Benny’s Buttons 1 minute 22.5 seconds
2nd Falino
3rd Mossriver
BJ McLachlan Plate
1st Graceful Anna 1 minute 19.6 seconds
2nd Shoot Out
3rd Choistar
2008 B
BJ McLachlan Plate
1st Youthful Jack 1 minute 09.8 seconds
2nd Express Air
3rd Yatala
2008 A
BJ McLachlan Plate
1st Dirty 1 minute 18.3 seconds
2nd Swiss Ace
3rd Pepperwood
BJ McLachlan Plate
1st Sequential Charm 1 minute 20.3 seconds
2nd Gold Edition
3rd Cocktail Supreme