Run over 2,000 metres, the Doomben Cup is a Group 1 race taking place at Doomben Racecourse. With an $700,000 prize purse, it attracts a lot of nationwide talent each year. Occasionally a New Zealand bred horse will come in to win the cup.
If you’re looking for a good lead in race to this one, consider the AD Hollindale Stakes.
From 1933 to 1979, the race was run as a Principal Race. Ever since 1980, it has held and maintained Group 1 status.
Doomben Cup 2019 – Quick Information
- Race Day: Saturday, May 18th, 2019
- Track Location: Doomben Racecourse
- Track Surface: Turf
- Track Direction: Right-handed
- Race Distance: 2,000 metres
- Weight Conditions: Weight for age
- Qualification: Three year olds and over
- Type: Thoroughbred
- Grade: Group 1
- Operator: Brisbane Racing Club
- Prize Purse: $700,000
- Inaugural Race: 1933
Doomben Cup Betting
There are many differents ways to bet on the Doomben Cup, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:
|Bet Type||How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s Doomben Cup|
|Win Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s Doomben Cup.|
|Place Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s Doomben Cup. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.|
|Each-Way Bet||If your runner finishes 1st in the Doomben Cup, you will collect both the Win and the Place dividend. If your horse finishes 2nd or 3rd you will collect the Place dividend.|
|Quinella Bet||You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in any order, within the Doomben Cup, in order to win the Quinella.|
|Exacta Bet||You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in the correct order, within the Doomben Cup to win the Exacta.|
|Trifecta Bet||You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the Doomben Cup to win the Trifecta.|
|First Four||You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within the Doomben Cup to win the First 4.|
|Quadrella Bet (Quaddie)||You must select the winners of four nominated races to win the Quaddie. This means you would have to select three other races apart from the Doomben Cup, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.|
How To Bet On The Doomben Cup
- Join up at neds.com.au
- Make a deposit, using your credit card, PayPal or other safe electronic method
- Make sure to check out form guide, once it’s released
- Decide what kind of bet you’re going to place (Win, Place, Each-Way, Trifecta + more betting options, please read our section on Doomben Cup Betting above).
- Select the horse(s) for the race.
Doomben Cup 2019 Odds
Early market odds are displayed below. If you would like to know the current odds, you can check our live market for the 2019 edition of the Doomben Cup here.
(Please note that the odds below are from 17/04/2019, prior to nominations or acceptances).
|All In||Win Odds||Place Odds|
|Life Less Ordinary||14||4.25|
|Mister Sea Wolf||14||4.25|
|On The Rocks||15||4.5|
|All Too Soon||26||7.3|
|Mask Of Time||26||7.3|
|Trap For Fools||26||7.3|
|My Nordic Hero||31||8.5|
|The Lord Mayor||31||8.5|
|Im A Princess||51||14|
|Moss N Dale||51||14|
|Lota Creek Gold||101||26|
Which Horse Will Win The Doomben Cup
The best way to pick who will win the Doomben Cup is to take into account the form, assess the barriers, consider the weight the horse will carry, among other factors.
Additional factors to take into considerations are as follows:
- Best Age – Four year olds have the best record when it comes to tackling the full 2,000 metres of this track.
- Best Lead Up – Over a ten year period, the AD Hollingdale Stakes was responsible for a total of seven Doomben Cup winners.
- Avoid Mares – Reaching back further than 30 years worth of the Doomben Cup, mares have only take out the top spot twice.
Doomben Cup Favourites
Early favourites include Happy Clapper, Youngstar, Steel Prince and Kenedna.
Doomben Cup 2019 Field
The field limit is 16. We display the 16 most likely runners in the table below.
- Gailo Chop
- Life Less Ordinary
- Mister Sea Wolf
- Our Libretto
- On The Rocks
- Captain Cook
- Comin Through
- Steel Prince
Doomben Cup 2019 Tips
Favourite: Happy Clapper.
Best Bet: Youngstar.
Best Roughie: Comin’ Through
Doomben Cup Race Day
Race day takes place on Saturday, the 18th of May, 2019.
Doomben Cup Barrier Draw
The 2019 Doomben Cup barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.
Doomben Cup Nominations
Nominations close at 11 AM on Monday, the 13th of May, 2019.
Doomben Cup Weights
Standard weight for age conditions apply to this race. Final weights are announced at 4 PM on Tuesday, the 14th of May, 2019.
Doomben Cup Acceptances
Acceptances must be declared before 9:00 AM on Wednesday, the 15th of May, 2019.
Doomben Cup Jockeys
The final riders announcement is at 12 PM on Wednesday, the 15th of May, 2019.
Doomben Cup Scratchings
Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 18th of May, 2019.
Doomben Cup Prize Money
The Doomben Cup prize purse is worth $700,000 in total, distributed from places first through to tenth.
Doomben Cup Race Number
The Doomben Cup is race number 1 on the 18th of May, 2019. There are nine races in total that day at Doomben Racecourse.
Doomben Cup Form Guide
The final form guide will be available the week of the race. You can check our full form guide closer to race day to see if the form guide for 2019’s Doomben Cup has been released.
Doomben Cup Live
You can watch or listen to the 2019 Doomben Cup live, across the following mediums.
Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)
Radio: Radio Sport National
Doomben Cup Winners
Winners of the Doomben Cup for the past nineteen years are displayed in the table below. If you would like to see results going further back in history, please visit our winners page for this race.
|2018||Comin’ Through||Chris Waller||Michael Walker||59 kg||2:01.43|
|2017||Sense Of Occasion||Kris Lees||Corey Brown||59 kg||2:06.63|
|2016||Our Ivanhowe||Anthony Freedman||Kerrin McEvoy||59 kg||2:01.41|
|2015||Pornichet||Gai Waterhouse||Blake Shinn||59 kg||2:02.52|
|2014||Streama||Guy Walter||Blake Shinn||57 kg||2:01.72|
|2013||Beaten Up||Chris Waller||Leith Innes||59 kg||2:04.34|
|2012||Mawingo||Anthony Freedman||Nash Rawiller||59 kg||2:02.03|
|2011||Scenic Shot||Daniel Morton||Shane Scriven||59 kg||2:03.70|
|2010||Metal Bender||Chris Waller||Kerrin McEvoy||59 kg||2:02.65|
|2009||Scenic Shot||Daniel Morton||Shane Scriven||59 kg||2:02.87|
|2008||Sarrera||Michael Moroney||Damien Oliver||59 kg||2:03.38|
|2007||Cinque Cento||Peter Moody||Steven Arnold||56.5 kg||2:01.39|
|2006||Above Deck||Jim Conlan||Mark Zahra||58 kg||2:13.83|
|2005||Perlin||Graeme Rogerson||Danny Nikolic||58 kg||2:15.04|
|2004||Defier||Guy Walter||Hugh Bowman||58 kg||2:11.67|
|2003||Bush Padre||Lee Freedman||Michael Rodd||58 kg||2:13.00|
|2002||Mr. Bureaucrat||Warwick Hailes||Adrian Robinson||58 kg||2:14.03|
|2001||King Keitel||Paul Jenkins||Brian York||58 kg||2:01.94|
|2000||Akhenaton||Bill Mitchell||Glen Boss||54.5 kg||2:04.76|