Brisbane Cup

The Brisbane Cup is a Group 2 race for winter stayers contested in Brisbane as part of the stellar Stradbroke Handicap Day line-up.

2019 Brisbane Cup Results

  • 1st: #3 Sixties Groove
  • 2nd: #4 Grey Lion
  • 3rd: #1 Big Duke



The Brisbane Cup is a 2400m staying event traditionally held at Eagle Farm Racecourse in Brisbane. Raced during the Brisbane Winter Carnival in June, the Group 2 event is a quality handicap is currently worth a lucratibe $400,000 in prize money. Previously taking place on the Queen’s birthday public holiday, the Brisbane Cup is now run on Stradbroke Handicap Day in June.

Stradbroke Handicap Day is host to three Group 1 races including the $1.5 million Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap, while the Brisbane Cup is one of the key support acts on the program along with the likes of the Group 1 Queensland Derby for three-year-old stayers and the Group 1 JJ Atkins for two-year-old milers.

The Brisbane Cup 2019 ran on Saturday June 8, 2019  back at Eagle Farm Racecourse after having to be held at Doomben in recent years and was won by the in-form Sixties Groove.

Brisbane Cup Info:

Date:
Saturday June 8, 2019
Track:
 Eagle Farm Racecourse
Distance:
2400m
Race Type:
Quality Handicap
Status:
Group 2
Prizemoney:
$400,000

2019 Brisbane Cup Results

  • 1st: #3 Sixties Groove
  • 2nd: #4 Grey Lion
  • 3rd: #1 Big Duke

The Kris Lees-trained Sixties Groove was too good for his rivals in the Brisbane Cup 2019 results, the galloper backing-up off two good placings behind Kenedna this winter to finally get a Group win of his own; connections now talking plans for a Caulfield Cup 2019 bid during the spring.

Read more on the 2019 Brisbane Cup victory by Sixties Groove now.

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Br. Wgt. SP
1 3 SIXTIES GROOVE (IRE) Kris Lees Damien Oliver 15 57kg $3.80
2 4 GREY LION (IRE) Matthew Smith Ms Kathy O’Hara 0.75L 8 56.5kg $11
3 1 BIG DUKE (IRE) Kris Lees John Allen 3.25L 18 58kg $26
4 15 SIN TO WIN (NZ) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Kerrin McEvoy 3.35L 16 53kg $31
5 13 OUR LIBRETTO (NZ) Grahame Begg Glen Boss 4.1L 6 53kg $16
6 11 MISS ADMIRATION Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) Michael Dee 4.85L 17 53kg $41
7 14 SOPRESSA Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Craig Williams 5.05L 9 53kg $41
8 5 HARIPOUR (IRE) Chris Waller Blake Shinn 5.25L 3 56.5kg $3.10F
9 17 CHILLIN WITH DYLAN Ben Ahrens Mark Du Plessis 5.55L 11 53kg $151
10 6 EXOTERIC (GB) Chris Waller James McDonald 5.85L 4 55kg $41
11 9 THE LORD MAYOR (NZ) Chris Waller Tommy Berry 7.35L 2 54kg $18
12 12 IGRAINE (GER) Robert Priscott Ron Stewart 8.35L 12 53kg $19
13 10 TUMULTUOUS Chris Waller Robbie Fradd 9.6L 5 54kg $101
14 16 MASTER ZEPHYR (GB) Tony Haydon Luke Tarrant 9.7L 7 53kg $201
15 7 THE CANDY MAN Barry Baldwin Michael Cahill 10.95L 13 55kg $7.50
16 8 RED ALTO Brent Stanley Matthew McGillivray 14.45L 1 54kg $61
17 2 TALLY James Cummings Tim Clark 14.55L 10 58kg $51
18 18 SIR BARNABUS Jason Edwards Dale Smith 14.95L 14 53kg $201
20e MRS MADRID Anthony Cummings 0
19e BOBBY DEE (NZ) Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman 0

2019 Brisbane Cup Odds

The winter’s top Brisbane Cup 2019 betting odds and market links to Ladbrokes.com.au for you to back your favourite season stayers will be available right here the week of the race.

2019 Brisbane Cup Field

The Brisbane Cup field draws a smart line-up of winter stayers coming out of lead-up runs earlier in the carnival including the Group 3 Premier’s Cup (2200m) at Eagle Farm a fortnight prior or even the Group 2 PJ O’Shea Stakes – formerly the Eagle Farm Cup – the week before.

The official Brisbane Cup 2019 final field and barriers will be out the Wednesday of race week and published below in full.

The 2019 Brisbane Cup field is now out featuring a capacity 18 stayers plus two emergencies. Big Duke carries the equal 58kg topweight with Tally, while Sixties Groove has suffered a wide barrier 17 draw for his quick back-up out of last weekend’s Group 2 P.J. O’Shea Stakes when second to Kenedna.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Br. Wgt. Hcp. Rating
1 00×2622008 BIG DUKE (IRE) Kris Lees Brenton Avdulla 20 58kg 106
2 691514×677 TALLY James Cummings Tim Clark 12 58kg 106
3 11x310x332 SIXTIES GROOVE (IRE) Kris Lees Damien Oliver 17 57kg 104
4 x64201x611 GREY LION (IRE) Matthew Smith Ms Kathy O’Hara 9 56.5kg 103
5 1179×81832 HARIPOUR (IRE) Chris Waller Blake Shinn 4 56.5kg 103
6 211512×706 EXOTERIC (GB) Chris Waller James McDonald 5 55kg 100
7 2211×11111 THE CANDY MAN Barry Baldwin Michael Cahill 15 55kg 100
8 5519×93700 RED ALTO Brent Stanley Corey Brown 1 54kg 98
9 9024×94110 THE LORD MAYOR (NZ) Chris Waller Tommy Berry 2 54kg 98
10 1x6421x508 TUMULTUOUS Chris Waller Robbie Fradd 6 54kg 98
11 3510760×40 MISS ADMIRATION Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) Michael Walker 19 53kg 99
12 1412×94223 IGRAINE (GER) Robert Priscott Ron Stewart 14 53kg 97
13 1173×91609 OUR LIBRETTO (NZ) Grahame Begg Jamie Kah 7 53kg 97
14 078×056782 SOPRESSA Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Craig Williams 11 53kg 92
15 000×026522 SIN TO WIN (NZ) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Kerrin McEvoy 18 53kg 91
16 539640×027 MASTER ZEPHYR (GB) Tony Haydon Luke Tarrant 8 53kg 88
17 2048×25775 CHILLIN WITH DYLAN Ben Ahrens Mark Du Plessis 13 53kg 82
18 2×55614139 SIR BARNABUS Jason Edwards Dale Smith 16 53kg 77
19e 1061746318 BOBBY DEE (NZ) Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman TBA 10 53kg 76
20e 591156426 MRS MADRID Anthony Cummings TBA 3 53kg 70

2019 Brisbane Cup Nominations

The Brisbane Cup 2019 Nominations are out the Monday leading-up to Stradbroke Handicap Day and will be available below as soon as released by Racing Queensland.

The official 2019 Brisbane Cup Nominations have been released featuring 28 stayers including last start JRA Cup – Lord Mayor’s Cup double winner in Sydney Grey Lion, flying Gold Coast galloper The Candy Man coming off a Group 3 Premier’s Cup win at Eagle Farm and Kris Lees’ P.J. O’Shea runner-up last Saturday Sixties Groove.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Sex Age Trainer Hcp. Rating
1 2132×88306 AZURO (FR) G 5 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace
2 00×2622008 BIG DUKE (IRE) G 7 Kris Lees 106
3 1061746318 BOBBY DEE (NZ) G 3 Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman 76
4 576×514722 CARIF C 3 Peter & Paul Snowden
5 2048×25775 CHILLIN WITH DYLAN G 7 Ben Ahrens
6 211512×706 EXOTERIC (GB) G 6 Chris Waller 100
7 x64201x611 GREY LION (IRE) G 7 Matthew Smith 104
8 1179×81832 HARIPOUR (IRE) G 5 Chris Waller 103
9 1412×94223 IGRAINE (GER) M 6 Robert Priscott 97
10 78338×5206 LIBRAN (IRE) G 8 Chris Waller 104
11 35233×8124 LIFE LESS ORDINARY (IRE) G 7 Chris Waller 109
12 1240×32460 MASK OF TIME (IRE) H 5 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 100
13 539640×027 MASTER ZEPHYR (GB) G 7 Tony Haydon 88
14 3510760×40 MISS ADMIRATION M 4 Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) 99
15 591156426 MRS MADRID F 3 Anthony Cummings
16 x124x41451 ORDER AGAIN (NZ) G 5 Brian Smith 101
17 1173×91609 OUR LIBRETTO (NZ) M 5 Grahame Begg 97
18 5519×93700 RED ALTO G 6 Brent Stanley 98
19 3414412470 SAMPSON (NZ) G 9 Howard Mathews 96
20 000×026522 SIN TO WIN (NZ) G 6 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig
21 2×55614139 SIR BARNABUS G 4 Jason Edwards 77
22 11x310x332 SIXTIES GROOVE (IRE) G 6 Kris Lees 104
23 078×056782 SOPRESSA M 4 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace
24 691514×677 TALLY G 6 James Cummings 106
25 2211×11111 THE CANDY MAN G 5 Barry Baldwin
26 9024×94110 THE LORD MAYOR (NZ) G 4 Chris Waller 98
27 1x6421x508 TUMULTUOUS G 5 Chris Waller 98
28 63071×1850 YOGI (NZ) G 6 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 103

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

 
2019
Brisbane Cup
1st Sixties Groove 2 minutes 29.41 seconds
2nd Grey Lion
3rd Big Duke
 
2018
Brisbane Cup
1st Sedanzer 2 minutes 18.39 seconds
2nd Anton En Avant
3rd Kiwia
 
2017
Brisbane Cup
1st Chocante 2 minutes 15.07 seconds (run over 2200m)
2nd Single Gaze
3rd Pemberley
 
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

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