Brisbane races are held at Doomben Racecourse, which is one of two Brisbane metropolitan racecourses that are run by the Brisbane Racing Club which is the result of the amalgamation between the Brisbane Turf Club and the Queensland Turf Club, the other being the Eagle Farm Racecourse.

Brisbane racing at Doomben has seen some great thoroughbred racing over the years during the Brisbane Winter Carnival when the Group 1 Doomben 10,000 is run and won.

There has been some sensational sprinters take out this event in recent year’s with Apache Cat, Takeover Target and the home town heroes Falvelon and Chief De Beers all tasting Group 1 glory at Doomben races

Brisbane races at Doomben racecourse are held as both Saturday Brisbane races and midweek Brisbane races. The best Brisbane races are held during the carnival, which is conducted in May each Brisbane racing season.

Doomben Racecourse Details

State: Queensland
Circumference: 1715 Meters
Direction: clockwise
Straight: 341 Metres

The Doomben Racecourse has a track circumference of 1715 metres with a final straight of 341 metres. Betting on horseracing at Doomben Races really hits fever pitch during the Brisbane Winter Carnival when there are eight Group races to go along with the three major Group 1 events at Doomben.

Major Doomben Races – Group 1 Races

Race Name Racecourse Distance Age Sex Weight
BTC Cup Doomben 1200m Open Open wfa
Doomben Cup Doomben 2200m 3YO+ Open wfa
Doomben 10,000 Doomben 1350m Open Open wfa

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Address: Hampden St, Ascot, QLD 4007, Australia
Telephone: (07) 3268 6800

Getting to Doomben Races

You can get to Doomben racecourse by train with the Doomben Train Station just 200 metres from the Doomben racetrack.