Winter Racing Carnival 2016/17 | UBET
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RACING FORM

  • All bar three of the 34 winners have come via group racing. Seven won their previous start, while 11 others were placed.
  • Black Caviar (2011) and Apache Cat (2008) both completed the Group 1 TJ Smith /BTC Cup double.
  • Bentley Biscuit notched the Group 1 All Aged/BTC Cup double in 2007.
  • Lord Essex won the Group1 George Ryder at Rosehill before his BTC Cup triumph in 2002.
  • General Nediym won the Group 1 Newmarket at Flemington before taking out the BTC Cup in 1998 and Accomplice saluted in the Group 1 Galaxy at Randwick ahead of his 1997 success.
  • The last 5 winners were unsuccessful at their previous start, while just 4 of the past 17 winners had a win at their lead-in run.

WINNERS PROFILE

  • There has been a pretty even spread of winners since 1983 between horses aged 3, 4 or 5.
  • Eleven 3YOs have been successful, with the last being Your Song in 2013.
  • Ten 4YOs have saluted, the most recent being Malaguerra in 2016.
  • Eight 5YOs have scored, the last Famous Seamus in 2014.
  • Just five 6YOs or older have won, the most recent was Hot Snitzel in 2015.
  • Fourteen colts or entires have been successful in the past 34 editions (the last Your Song in 2013), 15 geldings have taken the prize (most recent Malaguerra in 2016) and just five fillies or mares (the last Sea Siren in 2012).

BETTING

  • 11 favourites have saluted in the last 34 editions, with the most recent Black Caviar ($1.14) in 2011.
  • Only four horses have started at even money or shorter, with Black Caviar ($1.14) and Apache Cat ($1.34) getting the job done, while Buffering ($1.72) and Regimental Gal ($1.90) both got rolled.
  • 6 of the last 11 winners started at double figure odds.
  • 24 winners have started at single-figure odds since 1983.
  • While there have been three winners at $21 (Famous Seamus, Albert The Fat and Gypsy Rogue) and Hot Snitzel at $26, the longest-priced winner since 1980 was Mr Illusion ($41) in 1984.

BARRIERS

  • Barrier 5 is the most successful producing five of the 34 winners since 1983. Gate 4 is next best with four.
  • No horse has been successful from barrier 11 or 15 in the last three decades.
  • In the 27 editions boasting fields of 10 or more, 20 winners (74%) have come from single digit gates.
  • The most recent winner from the inside stall was Gee I Jane in 2006.
  • The last winner from the outside barrier was Staging (12/12) in 1999.

JOCKEYS

  • Local legends Shane Scriven, Mick Dittman, Chris Munce and Neil Williams all won this event twice.
  • Of the current riders, Luke Nolen has also saluted twice Black Caviar 2011 & Duporth 2009. His record is 3: 2-0-0.
  • Locally based hoops with one win apiece include Michael Cahill 8: 1-1-1, Jim Byrne 13: 1-0-1, Damien Browne 8: 1-0-1 and Ryan Wiggins 1: 1-0-0.
  • Zac Purton recently reached 700 wins in Hong Kong, he hasn’t seen a return from 5 attempts in this race 5: 0-0-0, while Damian Oliver is 5: 0-2-2.

TRAINERS

  • The Bougoures, Doug and Danny, have won this race three times between them since 1983. Danny 3: 2-1-0 was successful twice with Falvelon 2000 & 2003, while his late father Doug 4: 1-0-1 saddled up the mighty Strawberry Road in 1983.
  • John Hawkes 16: 2-0-2 and Anthony Cummings 6: 2-0-0 are multiple winners of this event.
  • Gai Waterhouse 6: 1-1-2, Greg Eurell 2: 1-0-1, Rob Heathcote 4: 0-0-2, Tony Gollan 8: 0-1-0, Chris Waller 4: 0-0-1.

GENERAL INFO

  • This $700,000 WFA contest over 1300m dates back to 1964.
  • It started out as the J.T. Delaney Quality and has had many named changes over the years, before settling on BTC Cup in 2004.
  • In 2017 the race has changed to the Kingsford Smith Cup and increased to 1300m. It’s position in the Winter Carnival has also changed.
  • It was granted Group 1 status in 2006.
  • The honour roll includes; Black Caviar (2011), Apache Cat (2008), Falvelon 2003/00), General Nediym (1998), Chief De Beers (1996), Barrosa Boy (1992), St. Jude (1991), Broad Reach (1987), Strawberry Road (1983), Ima Shadow (1976), Charlton Boy (1972) and Eye Liner (1967).

RACING FORM

  • All bar two of the 34 winners have come via group racing. 14 won their previous start, while another 6 were placed.
  • 13 winners have backed up successfully after the Group 2 Hollindale Cup. Eight completed the Hollindale/Doomben Cup double, the last being Streama in 2014. It's Somewhat won the 2017 Hollindale.
  • Mike Moroney’s Sarrera notched the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth/Doomben Cup double in 2008, while Kiwi marvel Rough Habit twice completed the Group 1 Stradbroke/Doomben Cup double in 1991 & 92.

WINNERS PROFILE

  • This is an older horse’s race with 13 six-year-olds or older winning since 1983 (the last being Our Ivanhowe in 2016).
  • There have been 10 four-year-olds, the most recent Pornichet in 2015. Eight 5yos have saluted, the last Streama in 2014.
  • Only three 3YOs have saluted in 34 editions since 1983 – Akhenaton in 2000, Danewin in 1995 and Dandy Andy in 1987.
  • Geldings have dominated, winning 24 times in 34 years, with Scenic Shot (2011) and Eye Of The Sky (1990) the oldest at eight years of age.
  • Seven colts or entires have been successful, the last being Our Ivanhowe in 2016.
  • Just two mares, Streama in 2014 and Cinque Cento in 2007, have saluted since 1983.

BETTING

  • 16 favourites have saluted in the last 34 editions, with the most recent Pornichet in 2015.
  • Six horses have started even money or shorter since 1983, with three winning (Might And Power and Rough Habit twice) and three losing (Manighar, Shogun Lodge and Doriemus).
  • Seven winners have started at double figure odds or better, Our Ivanhowe ($16) in 2016 the most recent and prior to that the West Australian Scenic Shot ($12) in 2011.
  • The biggest bolter in the past three decades was Sapio ($61) in 1997, with $2.30 favourite Yippyio finishing seventh.

BARRIERS

  • Despite this being a distance event, barriers seem to be important at Doomben with 22 of the last 34 winners coming from single digit gates.
  • However, barriers 2,4 and 11, are the ‘winningest’ gate’ producing four victors each since 1983. Gates 1, 3, 5and 13 are next best with three.
  • The most recent winner from the inside stall was Chris Waller’s Beaten Up in 2013.
  • No horse has been successful from the outside stall or barrier 14, 17 or 19 in the last three decades..
  • Winners to overcome wide barriers include; Scenic Shot (13/16) in 2011, Above Deck (10/11) in 2006, Bush Padre (16/20) in 2003, Intergaze (13/14) in 1999, Durbridge (11/13) in 1994, Rough Habit (15/16) in 1992, Rough Habit (11/13) in 1991 and Hussar’s Command (19/20) in 1984.

JOCKEYS

  • Jim Cassidy’s three wins on Rough Habit certainly boosted his record in the race, 12: 3-1-0.
  • Blake Shinn has the best record of current riders with 2 wins from 4 attempts.
  • Chris Munce never had any luck in this race while he was riding and landed just 1 third from 17 attempts, while Jim Byrne is still chasing a podium finish after 11 attempts.
  • Damien Oliver 11: 1-2-0, Hugh Bowman 5: 1-1-1, Kerrin McEvoy 3: 1-0-0, Damian Browne 5: 0-0-1 & Michael Cahill 8: 0-0-2.

TRAINERS

  • Interstate and overseas trainers have dominated the Doomben Cup, with local horsemen struggling to prepare quality stayers.
  • Kiwi John Wheeler enjoyed great success with Rough Habit in the early 1990s in Brisbane and he has an enviable record in this event, 10: 3-0-2.
  • Lee Freedman 12: 2-3-0 and Anthony Freedman 1:1-0-0 have both won this race in their own name and in combination are 1 from 1 with the win of Our Ivanhowe.
  • Gai Waterhouse 14: 2-2-1, Chris Waller 18: 2-3-3, the late Guy Walter 6: 2-0-0 and Dan Morton 4: 2-0-0 are multiple winners of the Doomben Cup in the last 34 editions.
  • There have been 21 individual trainers claim this race once in the last 34 years.

GENERAL INFO

  • This $650,000 WFA contest over 2000m dates back to 1933.
  • It began as a Principal Race before gaining Group 1 status in 1980.
  • New Zealand champion Rough Habit is the only horse to win this event three times (1991/92/93).
  • The honour roll includes; Streama (214), Scenic Shot (2011/09), Intergaze (1999), Might And Power (1998), Juggler (1996), Danewin (1995), Durbridge (1994), Rought Habit (1993/92/91), Dandy Andy (1987), Tails (1971), Bore Head (1967) and Bernborough (1946).

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