Doomben Racecourse

Doomben Racecourse is one of two principle horse racing tracks in Brisbane. During the annual Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival Doomben hosts a number of Group 1 races including the Doomben 10,000 and Doomben Cup



“The Garden Racecourse” is home to the Brisbane Racing Club and hosts around 46 meetings a year. First opened in 1933, Doomben Racecourse is a picturesque venue with beautiful gardens surrounding the track. There are 24 Saturday race meets, 2 public holiday race meets and 20 midweek meetings.

Hosting the Brisbane Winter and Summer Racing Carnivals, Doomben is an oval track with tight turns before and after the 350m straight. The right handed track has a 1715m circumference and features three chutes from the 1350m, 1615m and 2200m marks.

  • Track Circumference: 1,715m
  • Racing Club: Brisbane Racing Club
  • Address: Hampden Street, Ascot, QLD, 4007
  • Telephone: (07) 3268 6800

Doomben Racecourse Map

Main Grandstand at Doomben Racecourse

The Main Grandstand at Doomben Racecourse provides racegoers with the perfect vantage point to watch all of the racing action.

Doomben Racing

During May, Doomben hosts three major Group 1 events starting with the $400,000 BTC Cup which is a 1200m weight-for-age race. The next race is the 2020m Doomben Cup which is also a weight-for-age race worth half a million dollars in prize money. Lastly, the Doomben 10,000 is a 1350m weight-for-age race worth $650,000.

Apart from numerous listed races, Doomben also hosts the Group 3 George Moore Stakes in December which is a 1200m Quality Handicap. This event offers the race’s best sprinter $200,000 in prize money.

Doomben Feature Races

  • Doomben 10,000
  • Doomben Cup
  • BTC Cup

Travelling to Doomben Racecourse

Here are your transport options if you want to know how to get to Doomben Racecourse:

Train:

The nearest train station is Doomben Station, on the Doomben line. It is then a short walk along Onslow Street to Doomben Racecourse.
Plan your journey with QLD Translink.

Bus:

Route 302, 303 and 304 go from Brisbane City to Doomben. Visit Translink for bus timetables.

Car:

Doomben Racecourse is on Nudgee Road, 8kms north of the Brisbane CBD – about 25 minutes along Kingston Smith Drive.

Spring Racing

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Arcadia Queen is the favourite in the 2018 Kingston Town Classic field

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Voodoo Lad wins 2018 Winterbot...

Voodoo Lad wins 2018 Winterbottom Stakes

The Darren Weir trained Voodoo Lad broke through for his maiden Group 1 win in...

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Viddora firms in the betting after 2018 Winterbottom Stakes barrier draw

Defending titleholder Viddora continues to firm in the betting following the...

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Enticing Star can regain her glow in 2018 Winterbottom Stakes

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Horse Racing Today

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Sky Boy draws barrier 9 in 2018 Villiers Stakes

In-form galloper Sky Boy has been installed the favourite despite drawing...

Sky Boy included in 2018 Villi...

Sky Boy included in 2018 Villiers Stakes nominations

The Anthony and Edward Cummings trained Sky Boy will be chasing his fifth win...

Arcadia Queen firms in the 201...

Arcadia Queen firms in the 2018 Kingston Town Classic betting after the barrier draw

Favourite Arcadia Queen has firmed further in the betting for the Group 1 $1m...

Arcadia Queen is the favourite...

Arcadia Queen is the favourite in the 2018 Kingston Town Classic field

The lightly weighted Arcadia Queen was installed as the short priced favourite...

Race Results

Voodoo Lad wins 2018 Winterbottom Stakes

2018 Mackinnon Stakes Results: Trap For Fools Upsets the Favourites

Fast and Furious: Santa Ana Lane Wins 2018 VRC Sprint Classic

Kenedna Rewinds the Clock to Claim 2018 Matriarch Stakes

Queen Elizabeth Winner Jaameh Sets Sights on 2019 Melbourne Cup

Race Previews

Doubt Defying has no worries on wet Villiers Stakes track

Sky Boy draws barrier 9 in 2018 Villiers Stakes

Sky Boy included in 2018 Villiers Stakes nominations

Arcadia Queen firms in the 2018 Kingston Town Classic betting after the barrier draw

Arcadia Queen is the favourite in the 2018 Kingston Town Classic field

Fields & Form

Sky Boy draws barrier 9 in 2018 Villiers Stakes

Sky Boy included in 2018 Villiers Stakes nominations

Arcadia Queen firms in the 2018 Kingston Town Classic betting after the barrier draw

Arcadia Queen is the favourite in the 2018 Kingston Town Classic field

Voodoo Lad wins 2018 Winterbottom Stakes