Doomben Roses

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The Roses
registered as The Doomben Roses
Group 3 race
Location Doomben Racecourse
Brisbane, Australia
Inaugurated 1996
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Sponsor Magic Millions (2016)
Race information
Distance 2,000 metres
Surface Turf
Track Right-handed
Qualification Three year old fillies
Weight Set Weights - 56 12 kg.
Purse A$175,000 (2016)

The Roses, registered as the The Doomben Roses, is a Brisbane Racing Club Group 3 Thoroughbred horse race for three-year-old filles, run under Set Weights conditions over a distance of 2000 metres at Doomben Racecourse, Brisbane, Australia during the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival.[1] Total prizemoney is A$175,000.

History[edit]

It is currently the main lead-up race for the Queensland Oaks.[1]

The most notable winner of the race is 2001 winner Ethereal, who went on to win that year's Melbourne Cup. In winning the 2002 race, Palidamah set a new race record of 2:01.95 for the 2020 metre distance.[1]

Two fillies have won the Doomben Roses–Queensland Oaks double:[1]

  • Ethereal (2001) and Scarlett Lady (2011)

Two trainers have won this race twice:[2]

  • Roger James (1998, 2006)
  • Graeme Rogerson (2009, 2011)

Two jockeys have won the race twice:[2]

Name[edit]

  • 1996–2009 - Doomben Roses
  • 2010 onwards - The Roses[3]

Grade[edit]

  • 1996–2002 - Listed Race
  • 2003 onwards - Group 3

Distance[edit]

  • 1996 - 1625 metres[4]
  • 1997 - 1615 metres[5]
  • 1998–2011 - 2020 metres
  • 2012–2014 - 2000 metres
  • 2015 - 2020 metres
  • 2016 - 2000 metres

Winners[edit]

  • 2016 - Kebede[6]
  • 2015 - Bohemian Lily[7]
  • 2014 - Arabian Gold[8]
  • 2013 - Dear Demi[9]
  • 2012 - Invest[10]
  • 2011 - Scarlett Lady[11]
  • 2010 - Marheta[3]
  • 2009 - Awesome Planet[12]
  • 2008 - Heavenly Glow[13]
  • 2007 - Lasoron[14]
  • 2006 - Gaze[15]
  • 2005 - Cinque Cento[16]
  • 2004 - Natural Woman[17]
  • 2003 - The Jewel[18]
  • 2002 - Palidamah[19]
  • 2001 - Ethereal[20]
  • 2000 - Avilde[21]
  • 1999 - Episode[22]
  • 1998 - Melora[23]
  • 1997 - Queenstown Kate[5]
  • 1996 - Ballare[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Winners and Past Results for the Doomben Roses". Progroup Racing (Australia). 2012. Retrieved 13 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Doomben Roses". Queensland History of Racing (Australia). 2012. Retrieved 13 May 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "2010 Result – Hidden Dragon The Roses (held 22 May 2010)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 May 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "1996 Result – Doomben Roses (held 18 May 1996)". Racing NSW (Aus.). Retrieved 16 May 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "1997 Result – Doomben Roses (held 24 May 1997)". Racing NSW (Aus.). Retrieved 16 May 2015. 
  6. ^ "2016 Result – Magic Millions The Roses (held 21 May 2015)". breednet.com. Retrieved 21 May 2016. 
  7. ^ "2015 Result – Urbis The Roses (held 23 May 2015)". breednet.com. Retrieved 23 May 2015. 
  8. ^ "2014 Result – XXXX Gold The Roses (held 17 May 2014)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 May 2015. 
  9. ^ "2013 Result – Hidden Dragon The Roses (held 18 May 2013)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 May 2015. 
  10. ^ "2012 Result – Hidden Dragon The Roses (held 19 May 2012)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 May 2015. 
  11. ^ "2011 Result – Hidden Dragon The Roses (held 21 May 2011)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 May 2015. 
  12. ^ "2009 Result – Hidden Dragon Doomben Roses (held 16 May 2009)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 May 2015. 
  13. ^ "2008 Result – Doomben Roses (held 17 May 2008)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 May 2015. 
  14. ^ "2007 Result – Doomben Roses (held 19 May 2007)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 May 2015. 
  15. ^ "2006 Result – Doomben Roses (held 20 May 2006)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 May 2015. 
  16. ^ "2005 Result – Doomben Roses (held 21 May 2005)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 May 2015. 
  17. ^ "2004 Result – Doomben Roses (held 22 May 2004)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 May 2015. 
  18. ^ "2003 Result – Doomben Roses (held 17 May 2003)". breednet.com. Retrieved 16 May 2015. 
  19. ^ "2002 Result – Plough Inn Doomben Roses Super QRIS Added Stakes 3YO Fillies Listed (held 18 May 2002)". Racing NSW (Aus.). Retrieved 16 May 2015. 
  20. ^ "2001 Result – Queen Of Hearts Doomben Roses (held 26 May 2001)". Racing NSW (Aus.). Retrieved 16 May 2015. 
  21. ^ "2000 Result – Doomben Roses (held 27 May 2000)". Racing NSW (Aus.). Retrieved 16 May 2015. 
  22. ^ "1999 Result – Qris 3-Y-O Fillies Plte (held 29 May 1999)". Racing NSW (Aus.). Retrieved 16 May 2015. 
  23. ^ "1998 Result – Doomben Roses Qris (held 23 May 1998)". Racing NSW (Aus.). Retrieved 16 May 2015.