Rough Habit Plate Race Information

The Rough Habit Plate is a 2000 metre set weights race for three-year-olds run by the Brisbane Racing Club in May. It is held at Doomben  as part of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Group 3
  • Distance: 2000 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights, 3YOs
  • Track: Doomben Racecourse, Brisbane, Queensland
  • Prizemoney: $250,000
  • Date: Saturday 18 May 2024

Rough Habit Plate Race History

See the 2024 Rough Habit Plate Preview and results.

See the 2023 Rough Habit Plate Preview and results.

See the 2022 Rough Habit Plate Preview and results.

Some runners go on to the Derby.

In 2022 it was moved to Eagle Farm due to heavy rain during the week before.

Coming soon.

Useful Facts

Last filly to win: Fillydelphia (2011)

Fastest time (2000m): Mackintosh (2016) 2:02:8

Interesting trivia: Damien Oliver won this race for the 5th time on Home Of The Brave in 2020.

Past winners of the Rough Habit Plate

Winners of past Rough Habit Plates include horses that go on to win major spring races.

Year Winner Second Third
2024 Tannhauser Autumn Angel  Kintyre
2023 Special Swey The Vowels Stroke Of Luck
2022 Dark Destroyer Paternal Menazzi
2021 Criminal Defence Kukeracha Senor Toba
2020 Ballistic Boy Supergiant Navy Cross
2019 Purple Sector A Man To Match Dealmaker
2018 Dark Dream Higher Ground California Turbo
2017 Shocking Luck Order Again Veladero
2016 Mackintosh Cylinder Beach Brazen
2015 Sadler’s Lake Upham Jumbo Prince
2014 Amexed Telepathic Glorious Lad
2013 Hawkspur Survived Usainity
2012 Brambles Margins Poste Restante
2011 Fillydelphia Hour of Peril Chateau Fort
2010 The Hombre Tee Emar Sanderson
2009 Rockdale Rezyana Larry’s Never Late
2008 Mission Critical Moatize My Limit
2007 Empires Choice Sands Of Time Ready When You Are
2006 Belmonte Master Denis Beauty Watch
2005 Activation Eremein Roving Owl
2004 Russian Pearl Reclaim Set Up
2003 Bobs Boy King Of Them All Half Hennessy
2002 Distinctly Secret Tellson Vega Sicilia
2001 De Gaulle Lane Pimpala Player Altiero
2000 Kincourt Bear Raid Vallant Road
1999 Figurehead Skoozi Please Grease
1998 Dodge Nearartist Palia
1997 Marble Halls Forgotten Hero Banner Line
1996 Revenge The Peak Barvo
1995 Juggler Starmaker Joie Denise
1994 Tenor Ellflemor Magic Road
1993 Square the Circle Slanchyvah