Doomben racecourse

Doomben racecourse is located in Brisbane, Queensland in Australia. This racecourse was started back in 1933. It was later shut down and reopened in 1946 after the end of the Second World War. The race course has a 1725 meter circumference and a finish straight of 350 meters. Unlike the other racecourse, the horses in this racecourse run in clock wise direction.

Races in Doomben racecourse

There are many different races that are held in the racecourse throughout the year. However, there are three notable races that you cannot miss.

BTC cup; this is a race that falls under the Brisbane Racing club group 1 horse race. It is an annual event that is held every month of May. The race extends over a 1200 meter distance and it adapts the weight for age conditions.

Doomben 10,000; this also falls under the group one Brisbane Racing Club group 1 horse race. This is a closed race and it is usually open only to horses that are three years and above. It also uses the weight for age conditions to qualify the horses. The horses run over a 1350 meters distance.

Blue diamond Stakes; this is group 1 racing group and it usually involves two year old horses.

Doomben cup; this is an annually held race and it is usually held during the month of May. The race falls under the group 1 horse race and it uses the weight for age conditions. The race is run over a distance of 2000 meter distance.

Other races held in the racecourse include but not limited to; champagne classic, Doomben roses, Fret best classic etc.

Grp Race Name Age Sex Weight Distance Date
1 BTC Cup Open Open wfa 1200 May
1 Doomben Cup Open Open wfa 2200 May
1 Doomben 10,000 Open Open wfa 1350 May
2 Champagne Classic 2YO Open sw 1200 May
3 BTC Sprint Open Open hcp 1350 May
3 BTC Chairmans Handicap Open Open hcp 2020 May
3 Doomben Roses 3YO Fillies sw 2020 May
3 Fred Best Classic 3YO Open sw 1350 May
3 Gunsynd Mile 3YO Open sw 1600 May
3 Lord Mayors Cup Open Open wfa 1615 May
3 Premier’s Cup Open Open hcp 2200 May
3 Rough Habit Plate 3YO Open sw 2020 May
3 George Moore Stakes Open Open hcp 1200 December
Distance Record Time Date Horse
1010m 0:56.630 23/10/2004 Star of Florida
1060m 1:00.880 25/11/2003 Algorithm
1110m 1:03.090 24/05/2014 Cape Kidnappers
1200m 1:07.880 10/12/2005 Takeover Target
1350m 1:17.090 23/12/2006 Natural Destiny
1600m 1:34.280 02/02/2013 Boys On Tour
1615m 1:34.290 12/05/2001 Arrabeea
1640m 1:37.340 03/10/2009 Sommersea Drive
1650m 1:38.540 18/04/2007 Young Lion
2000m 2:02.060 19/05/2012 Mawingo
2020m 2:00.530 23/05/1998 Might And Power
2050m 2:06.040 16/02/2005 Gold Cracker
2100m 2:06.560 05/02/2011 Fantastic Blue