Spirit Of Boom Classic Race Information

The Spirit Of Boom Classic is a 1200 metre set weights plus penalties race for fillies and mares hosted by the Tattersall’s Racing Club in late November. It is held at Doomben as part of the Queensland Summer Racing Carnival.

  • Race Type: Listed
  • Distance: 1200 metres
  • Conditions: Set weights plus penalties, Fillies & mares
  • Track: Doomben Racecourse, Surfers Paradise, Queensland
  • Prizemoney: $160,000
  • Date: Saturday 25 November 2023

Spirit Of Boom Classic Race History

See the 2023 Eureka Stud Classic Preview and results.

See the 2022 Eureka Stud Classic Preview and results.

It is registered as the Colin McAlpine Classic and is also known as the Classic Fillies & Mares.

In 2021 the Gold Coast meeting on 27 November was abandoned due to heavy rain and this race was rescheduled to the following Saturday at Doomben on George Moore Stakes day. In 20222 it was held at Gold Coast and in 2023 it was held at Doomben.

Useful Facts

Last filly to win:

Multiple winners: Zero Rock (2010 & 2011)

Fastest time (1200m): Little Brown Horse (2001) 1:08:57

Interesting trivia: Race not run in 2007

Past winners of the Spirit Of Boom Classic

Winners of past Spirit Of Boom Classics include handy types rather than top-class mares.

Year Winner Second Third
2023 Comrade Rosa Better Get Set Extremist
2022 Me Me Lagarde Juan Diva Extremist
2021 Miami Fleiss Eloquently Kisukano
2020 Niedorp Blazing Miss Jadentom
2019 Miss Fabulass Improvement Jadentom
2018 Stella Victoria She Sees Everything Conquering Lass
2017 Notonyourlife Our Beebee Sylpheed
2016 Elegant Composure Private Secretary Beatniks
2015 Little Brown Horse Tukiyo Fine Mist
2014 Brook Road Tinto Playtime
2013 Lady Echelon Jacquetta Doubtfilly
2012 Jester’s Girl Bound To Blush Funtantes
2011 Zero Rock Liesele Mossriver
2010 Zero Rock Phenomenal Lass Swiss Rose
2009 Conquering Queen Fuhrnatic Dance Girl Dance
2008 Insistence On The Fridge Seconde
2007 **Race not held**
2006 Love And Money Mimidae Coincidental
2005 Shysu  Love And Money Happier