2016 Brisbane Cup Field, Barriers & Odds

Brisbane Cup

The Brisbane Cup, worth $300,000 in prize money, is one of the best staying distance handicaps of the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival and is raced over 2,400 metres. Held on Stradbroke Handicap Day, the Brisbane Cup is open to horses of any age or sex, and attracts a highly competitive field of local gallopers to the esteemed Eagle Farm racecourse each year. Some interstate entrants have seen Brisbane Cup success in the past including Viewed, who won the 2008 Brisbane Cup and followed this up with an illustrious Melbourne Cup victory at the next Spring Carnival.

The 2016 Brisbane Cup will take place on June 11, 2016.

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Running throughout May and June each year, the Brisbane Winter Carnival is host to eight elite race days including the richest and most prestigious; the Stradbroke Handicap Day in June. Aside from the three Group 1 races of the day: the Stradbroke Handicap (1400m), the TJ Smith (1600m) and the Queensland Derby (2400m), the Group 2 Brisbane Cup also takes place and provides spectators with yet another thrilling race.

There are a number of great lead-up races held earlier in the carnival that all punters should look to as an indication for their Brisbane Cup bets, including the Group 3 Premier’s Cup (2200m) held a fortnight before, and the Group 3 Chairman’s Handicap (2020m) a month before. To get a free bet offer, check out freebets.com.au has a good list of offers from Australia’s best bookmakers.

Upcoming Races

Group 3

Hyperion Stakes

(1600m)

Belmont

$125,000

3YO & Up WFA

Group 3

Strickland Stakes

(2000m)

Belmont

$125,000

3YO & Up WFA

Group 2

Victory Stakes

(1200m)

Eagle Farm

$175,000

3YO & Up WFA

Group 3

Gunsynd Classic

(1600m)

Eagle Farm

$125,000

3YO SW

Group 2

Hollindale Stakes

(1800m)

Gold Coast

$300,000

3YO & Up WFA

Group 3

Gold Coast Guineas

(1200m)

Gold Coast

$125,000

3YO SW

Brisbane Cup Race Information

  • Date: June
  • Location: Doomben Racecourse, Brisbane
  • Race Distance: 2400m
  • Race Status: Group 2
  • Race Conditions: Open Handicap
  • Prize Money: $300,000
  • First Run: 1866

The Brisbane Cup is one of your last chances to make some great money in the Queensland Winter Carnival, so make sure you check out the excellent array of odds and bet types open on the race with Australia’s leading bookmakers.

Melbourne Cup 2014 is around the corner, be sure to check out www.races.com.au/melbourne-cup/ for live coverage from Flemington on cup day.

Brisbane Cup News

Twelve stayers will line up for Saturday‚Äôs 2016 Group 2 Brisbane Cup (2400m) at Eagle Farm Racecourse; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Real Love has returned to racing in particularly smart form this time and remains outright $4.20…