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Doomben Cup

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History

COMIN' THROUGH winning the Doomben Cup.
COMIN' THROUGH winning the Doomben Cup. Picture: Racing and Sports

The Doomben Cup is a Group 1 race for open class middle distance horses conducted by the Brisbane Racing Club at Doomben.
The Doomben Cup was first run in 1933 and was won by Pentheus.
The Doomben Cup is run over 2000m under Weight For Age conditions.
From 2002 to 2006 the race was run at 2200m but with the Brisbane Cup downgrade in distance and status, the Doomben Cup has come back in distance as well.
Cinque Cento was the first mare to win in donkey’s ages before Streama won in 2014.
The AD Hollindale Stakes at the Gold Coast is the natural lead up.
Great kiwi warrior Rough Habit won three in a row 91/92/93 after placing as a 3yo in 1990. That coincided with his Stradbroke wins of 91/92.
The 1994 Doomben Cup saw Durbridge survive a protest from stable mate Paris Lane.
The Freedmans have been associated through their various stables with Abstraction, Durbridge, Bush Padre, Mawingo and Our Ivanhowe.
The 2019 edition of the Doomben Cup is worth $700,000.
Notable winners of the Doomben Cup include Bernborough (1946), Winfreux (1966), Divide And Rule (1970), Tails (1971), Dandy Andy (1987), Rough Habit (1991/1992/1993), Durbridge (1994), Danewin (1995), Juggler (1996), Might And Power (1998), Intergaze (1999), Defier (2004), Streama (2014), Pornichet (2015) and Our Ivanhowe (2016).
The 2018 Doomben Cup was won by Comin’ Through from Egg Tart and Ambitious.


Racing and Sports

Previous Doomben Cup Winners

DateHorseJockeyWTTrainerBP
KENEDNA (AUS) 5M
NOT A SINGLE DOUBT (AUS) - MISS DODWELL (AUS) FALBRAV (IRE)
J ALLEN57.0C MAHER & D EUSTACE8
COMIN' THROUGH (AUS) 4G
FASTNET ROCK (AUS) - MICA'S PRIDE (AUS) BITE THE BULLET (USA)
M J WALKER59.0CHRIS WALLER11
SENSE OF OCCASION (AUS) 6G
STREET SENSE (USA) - SAYWAAN (AUS) ZABEEL (NZ)
C W BROWN59.0KRIS LEES15
OUR IVANHOWE (GER) 6H
SOLDIER HOLLOW (GB) - INDIGO GIRL (GER) STERNKOENIG (IRE)
K MCEVOY59.0LEE & ANTHONY FREEDMAN6
PORNICHET (FR) 4H
VESPONE (IRE) - PORZA (FR) SEPTIEME CIEL (USA)
B SHINN59.0MS G WATERHOUSE4
STREAMA (AUS) 5M
STRATUM (AUS) - PENSIAMO (AUS) SOVEREIGN RED (NZ)
B SHINN57.0G H WALTER8
BEATEN UP (GB) 5G
BEAT HOLLOW (GB) - FROG (GB) AKARAD (FR)
L G INNES59.0CHRIS WALLER1
MAWINGO (GER) 4H
TERTULLIAN (USA) - MONTFLEUR (GB) SADLER'S WELLS (USA)
N RAWILLER59.0ANTHONY FREEDMAN5
SCENIC SHOT (AUS) 8G
SCENIC (IRE) - SWEEPSHOT (AUS) DR GRACE (NZ)
S SCRIVEN59.0D MORTON2
METAL BENDER (NZ) 4G
DANASINGA (AUS) - JACQWIN (AUS) BLUEBIRD (USA)
K MCEVOY59.0CHRIS WALLER7
SCENIC SHOT (AUS) 6G
SCENIC (IRE) - SWEEPSHOT (AUS) DR GRACE (NZ)
S SCRIVEN59.0D MORTON13
SARRERA (AUS) 7G
QUEST FOR FAME (GB) - ZAMSONG (NZ) ZABEEL (NZ)
D OLIVER59.0MICHAEL MORONEY4
CINQUE CENTO (AUS) 5M
NOTHIN' LEICA DANE (AUS) - LAYDOWN MISERE (AUS) VARICK (USA)
S W ARNOLD56.5PETER MOODY5
ABOVE DECK (AUS) 4G
BIANCONI (USA) - HAFLA (AUS) AT TALAQ (USA)
M J ZAHRA58.0J T CONLAN10
PERLIN (NZ) 5G
CARNEGIE (IRE) - MY MIDNIGHT MADAM (NZ) KAAPSTAD (NZ)
D NIKOLIC58.0GRAEME ROGERSON2
DEFIER (AUS) 6G
DEHERE (USA) - LILANDE (AUS) MARSCAY (AUS)
J BOWMAN58.0G H WALTER5
BUSH PADRE (AUS) 5G
REDDING (NZ) - CANDY BIRD (AUS) SLANT (USA)
M RODD58.0D L FREEDMAN16
MR. BUREAUCRAT (AUS) 6G
BUREAUCRACY (NZ) - EXPLANATION (AUS) COUNTY (AUS)
A G ROBINSON58.0W R HAILES11
KING KEITEL (NZ) 6G
KEITEL (NZ) - PAULA'S GLORY (NZ) ALL GLORY (NZ)
B YORK58.0PAUL JENKINS3
AKHENATON (AUS) 3C
SNIPPETS (AUS) - MARROUGE (AUS) MARSCAY (AUS)
G BOSS54.5BILL MITCHELL2

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