Brisbane Cup

The Brisbane Cup is a Brisbane Racing Club Group 2 Thoroughbred horse race for three-year-olds and upwards, run under handicap conditions over a distance of 3200 metres at Eagle Farm Racecourse, Brisbane during the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival.[1] Prize money is A$400,000.

Brisbane Cup
Group 2 race
Lough Neagh 1935 Tatts Tramway Handicap Jockey Fred Shean Trainer Tim Brosnan.jpg
Lough Neagh, 1936 winner.
LocationEagle Farm Racecourse
Brisbane, Australia
Inaugurated1866
Race typeThoroughbred - Flat racing
SponsorXXXX (2022)
Race information
Distance3,200 metres
SurfaceTurf
TrackRight-handed
QualificationThree year old and older
WeightQuality handicap
PurseA$400,000 (2022)

Due to track reconstruction of Eagle Farm Racecourse for the 2014–15 racing season the event was transferred to Doomben Racecourse with a slightly shorter distance of 2200 metres.[2]

HistoryEdit

The race was named as the Victory Cup in 1946 when racing was resumed after World War II in Queensland.[3]

DistanceEdit

  • 1866 - 2+14 miles (~3600 metres)[4]
  • 1867–1882 – 2 miles (~3200 metres)
  • 1883 - 1+34 miles (~2800 metres)
  • 1884–1887 – 2 miles (~3200 metres)
  • 1888 - 1+34 miles (~2800 metres)
  • 1889–1941 – 2 miles (~3200 metres)
  • 1942–1945 - Race not run during World War II
  • 1946 - 1+12 miles (~2400 metres)
  • 1947–1972 – 2 miles (~3200 metres)
  • 1973–2006 – 3200 metres
  • 2007–2014 – 2400 metres
  • 2015 – 2200 metres
  • 2016 – 2400 metres
  • 2017 – 2200 metres
  • 2018 – 2200 metres
  • 2019 – 2400 metres
  • 2021 onwards – 3200 metres

GradeEdit

  • 1866–1979 - Principal race
  • 1980–2006 - Group 1
  • 2007 onwards - Group 2

VenueEdit

WinnersEdit

  • 2022 - Irish Sequel[5]
  • 2021 - Knights Order[6]
  • 2020 - ‡race not held[7]
  • 2019 - Sixties Groove[8]
  • 2018 - Sedanzer[9]
  • 2017 - Chocante[10]
  • 2016 - Benzini[11]
  • 2015 - Jetset Lad[12]
  • 2014 - Floria[13]
  • 2013 - Moriarity[14]
  • 2012 - Lights Of Heaven[15]
  • 2011 - Tullamore[16]
  • 2010 - Crossthestart[17]
  • 2009 - Scenic Shot[18]
  • 2008 - Viewed[19]
  • 2007 - Newport[20]
  • 2006 - Art Success[21]
  • 2005 - Portland Singa[22]
  • 2004 - Danestorm[23]
  • 2003 - Piachay[24]
  • 2002 - Prized Gem[25]
  • 2001 - Star Covet[26]
  • 2000 - Yippyio[27]
  • 1999 - Sheer Kingston[28]
  • 1998 - Praise Indeed[29]
  • 1997 - Desert Chill[30]
  • 1996 - Dupain[31]
  • 1995 - Desert Chill[32]
  • 1994 - Sky Flyer[33]
  • 1993 - Barbut Delcia[34]
  • 1992 - Grooming[35]
  • 1991 - Just A Dancer[36]
  • 1990 - Shuzohra[37]
  • 1989 - Coshking[38]
  • 1988 - Lord Hybrow[39]
  • 1987 - Limitless[40]
  • 1986 - Marlon[41]
  • 1985 - Foxseal[42]
  • 1984 - Chiamare[43]
  • 1983 - Amarant[44]
  • 1982 - Queen's Road
  • 1981 - Four Crowns
  • 1980 - Love Bandit
  • 1979 - Grey Affair
  • 1978 - Muros
  • 1977 - Reckless
  • 1976 - Balmerino
  • 1975 - Herminia
  • 1974 - Igloo
  • 1973 - Irish Whip
  • 1972 - Mode
  • 1971 - Royal Shah
  • 1970 - Cachondeo
  • 1969 - Galleon King
  • 1968 - Prominence
  • 1967 - Fulmen
  • 1966 - Apa
  • 1965 - Fair Patton
  • 1964 - Fair Patton
  • 1963 - Campo
  • 1962 - Kamikaze
  • 1961 - Tulloch
  • 1960 - Valerius
  • 1959 - Macdougal
  • 1958 - Timor
  • 1957 - Cambridge
  • 1956 - Redcraze
  • 1955 - The Wash
  • 1954 - Lancaster
  • 1953 - Hydrogen
  • 1952 - Putoko
  • 1951 - Prince O' Fairies
  • 1950 - Silver Buzz
  • 1949 - Sanctus
  • 1948 - Sicarda
  • 1947 - Blue Boots
  • 1946 - Good Idea[3]
  • 1942–45 - race not held
  • 1941 - Lady Buzzard
  • 1940 - Tragopan
  • 1939 - Spear Chief
  • 1938 - Spear Chief
  • 1937 - Glen's Spear
  • 1936 - Lough Neagh
  • 1935 - Rivalli
  • 1934 - St. Valorey
  • 1933 - Herolage
  • 1932 - St. Valorey
  • 1931 - Royal Smile
  • 1930 - Trainer
  • 1929 - In Petto
  • 1928 - Canning Queen
  • 1927 - Kentle
  • 1926 - Piastoon
  • 1925 - Te Kara
  • 1924 - Balaton
  • 1923 - Seremite
  • 1922 - Grichka
  • 1921 - Impeyan
  • 1920 - Golden Sunset
  • 1919 - Venerable
  • 1918 - Irish Princess
  • 1917 - Bunting
  • 1916 - Demeranthis
  • 1915 - Rue Victoria
  • 1914 - Cagou
  • 1913 - Rosard
  • 1912 - Goard
  • 1911 - Black Paint
  • 1910 - Curve
  • 1909 - Fightaway
  • 1908 - Plunder
  • 1907 - Haidee
  • 1906 - Scorcher
  • 1905 - Fitz Grafton
  • 1904 - Fitz Grafton
  • 1903 - Jessie
  • 1902 - Palmer
  • 1901 - Rabato
  • 1900 - Boreas Ii
  • 1899 - Dundonald
  • 1898 - Rubydor
  • 1897 - Battalion
  • 1896 - Tornado
  • 1895 - Orville
  • 1894 - Yelverton
  • 1893 - Tridentate
  • 1892 - Splendide
  • 1891 - Lurline
  • 1890 - Lyndhurst
  • 1889 - Quicksilver
  • 1888 - Sirius
  • 1887 - Wetherondale
  • 1886 - Bonnie Bee
  • 1885 - Lancer
  • 1884 - Legacy
  • 1883 - Mozart
  • 1882 - Proctor
  • 1881 - Lord Clifden
  • 1880 - Major
  • 1879 - Sydney
  • 1878 - †The Dean/Strathearn
  • 1877 - Sunrise
  • 1876 - Irish Stew
  • 1875 - Carbine
  • 1874 - Zanco
  • 1873 - Wanderer
  • 1872 - Zanco
  • 1871 - Greyskim
  • 1870 - Dandy
  • 1869 - Premier
  • 1868 - Sydney
  • 1867 - North Australian
  • 1866 - Forester

† Dead heat

‡ Not held because of the COVID-19 pandemic

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ a b Exelby, Nathan (18 January 2015). "Frustration as fears Eagle Farm's re-opening could be pushed back as late as October". The Courier Mail. Retrieved 19 May 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Good Idea Wins Qld Victory Cup (Official 1946 result Victory Cup 1 1/2 m)". The Barrier Miner, Broken Hill. Trove News Archive (Digitize). 6 May 1946. p. 1 (col.1). Retrieved 6 June 2013.
  4. ^ "Brisbane Cup". Queensland History of Racing (Australia). 2012. Retrieved 6 June 2013.
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