Chairman’s Handicap 2024 Race Details

Race 4 at Doomben Racecourse on Saturday the 18th of May 2024.

The Chairman’s Handicap is a Group 3 race held at Doomben Racecourse over 2000 metres. It is for three-year-olds and upwards and is run under quality handicap conditions. The total prize money is $200,000 this year.

You can read more about the race history, lead-up races, and past winners on the Chairman’s Handicap page.

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Chairman’s Handicap 2024 Preview

Track: Slow Weather: Cloud

Fifteen runners have accepted for the 2024 JRA Chairmans Handicap with 13 geldings and 2 mares. There is one 4YO, three 5YOs, six 6YOs, one 7YO, two 8YOs and two 9YOs. Three runners had their last start in the Listed Wagga Cup over 2000m on 3rd May (won by Fawkner Park), three in an Open Handicap over 2200m at Eagle Farm on 20th April (won by Warp Speed), two in the Group 3 Hawkesbury Cup over 1600m on 4th May (won by Just Folk), two in a BM 90 Handicap over 1835m at Eagle Farm on 4th May (won by Wapiti) and two in the Listed Brisbane Quality over 1600m at Eagle Farm on 27th April (won by Mighty Ulysses), while the rest came via different races. Two runners are sired by Declaration Of War and two by Tavistock. Three runners are trained by Annabel Neasham and two by Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott.

The early favourite is Deny Knowledge who was 4th in the Listed Mornington Cup on 20th April. Second favourite is Spirit Ridge who was 4th in the Wagga Cup last start. Third favourite is Knights Order who resumed for 5th in the Wagga Cup. New Endeavour was was 6th in the Hawkesbury Cup. King Frankel ran 8th in the Wagga Cup, while Regal Lion was a close runner-up over 2200m at Eagle Farm. The other runners are currently $20 or longer.

Chairman’s Handicap 2024 Runner by Runner

1. Knights Order (8)

resumed for 5th in the Listed Wagga Cup over 2000m on 3rd May

2. Spirit Ridge (1)

was 4th in the Wagga Cup last start.

3. King Frankel (5)

ran 8th in the Wagga Cup

4. Alegron (14)

in the Group 3 Hawkesbury Cup over 1600m on 4th May (won by Just Folk)

5. New Endeavour (2)

was was 6th in the Hawkesbury Cup.

6. Deny Knowledge (6)

was 4th in the Listed Mornington Cup on 20th April.

7. Kukeracha (15)

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8. Warning (11)

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9. Dune Forty Five (9)

Ran 2nd in this race last year.

10. London Banker (13)

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11. Regal Lion (7)

was a close runner-up in an Open Handicap over 2200m at Eagle Farm on 20th April (won by Warp Speed),

12. Stuck With You (10)

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13. Caprice Des Dieux (4)

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14. Ostermeier (12)

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15. Queenmaker (3)

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Chairman’s Handicap 2024 Tips

The following are the top 4 selections for this years race.

Jo Jackson’s Tips
2 Spirit Ridge
1 Knights Order
6 Deny Knowledge
11 Regal Lion

Previews for other races this week

Listed Scone Cup 2024 (Scone 1600m)  – Friday

Group 1 Doomben 10,000 2024 (Doomben 1200m)

Group 2 Spirit Of Boom Classic 2024 (Doomben 1200m)

Group 3 Rough Habit Plate 2024 (Doomben 2000m)

Listed Members Handicap 2024 (Doomben 1600m)

Listed Bright Shadow Quality 2024 (Doomben 1110m)

Group 3 Dark Jewel Classic 2024 (Scone 1400m)

Listed Denise’s Joy Stakes 2024 (Scone 1100m)

Listed Luskin Star Stakes 2024 (Scone 1300m)

Listed Ortensia Stakes 2024 (Scone 1100m)

Listed Woodlands Stakes 2024 (Scone 1100m)

Listed Andrew Ramsden Stakes 2024 (Flemington 2800m)

Listed Straight Six 2024 (Flemington 1200m)

Group 3 Belmont Sprint 2024 (Belmont 1400m)

Chairman’s Handicap 2024 Race Results

Result Horse Margin
1st 2 Spirit Ridge
2nd 5 New Endeavour 0.02 length
3rd 9 Dune Forty Five 1.02 lengths
4th 11 Regal Lion 2.64 lengths

The track was rated as Soft 7.

There were no scratchings.