Gunsynd Classic

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Gunsynd Classic
Group 3 race
Location Doomben Racecourse, Brisbane, Australia
Inaugurated 1989
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Sponsor Antec (2016)
Race information
Distance 1,630 metres
Surface Turf
Track Right-handed
Qualification Three year old
Weight Set weights
Purse A$125,000 (2016)

The Gunsynd Classic is a Brisbane Racing Club Group 3 Thoroughbred horse race for horses aged three years old, at set weights, over a distance of 1630 metres, at Doomben Racecourse, Brisbane, Australia during the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival.[1] Total prizemoney is A$125,000.

History[edit]

The race is named in honour of Gunsynd, the champion miler of the early 1970s known as the Goondiwindi Grey.

Name[edit]

  • 1989–2009 – Doomben Classic
  • 2010 onwards - Gunsynd Classic

Grade[edit]

  • Before 1996 - Listed race
  • 1997 onwards - Group 3

Distance[edit]

  • 1989–1999 - 1615 metres
  • 2000 - 1640 metres
  • 2001–2009 - 1615 metres
  • 2010–2014 - 1600 metres
  • 2015 - 1800 metres
  • 2016 - 1630 metres

Venue[edit]

Winners[edit]

  • 2016 - Cylinder Beach[2]
  • 2015 - Worthy Cause[3]
  • 2014 - Hopfgarten[4]
  • 2013 - Proverb[5]
  • 2012 - Meeting abandoned[6]
  • 2011 - Chateau Fort[7]
  • 2010 - Sanderson[8]
  • 2009 - Za Magic[9]
  • 2008 - Pepperwood[10]
  • 2007 - Reigning To Win[11]
  • 2006 - Belmonte[12]
  • 2005 - Saxon[13]
  • 2004 - Drunken Joker[14]
  • 2003 - Bobs Boy[15]
  • 2002 - Galroof[16]
  • 2001 - Arrabeea[17]
  • 2000 - Akhenaton[18]
  • 1999 - Tobruk[19]
  • 1998 - Enforced[20]
  • 1997 - Marble Halls[21]
  • 1996 - Kidmans Cove
  • 1995 - Matsqui
  • 1994 - What A Poet
  • 1993 - Slanchyvah
  • 1992 - Pagos King
  • 1991 - Brunchtime
  • 1990 - Stylish Century
  • 1989 - Swain

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Winners and Past Results for the Gunsynd Classic". Progroup Racing (Australia). 2014. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  2. ^ "2016 Result – Antec Gunsynd Classic (held 29 April 2016)". breednet.com. Retrieved 30 April 2016. 
  3. ^ "2015 Result – Surfers Paradise Paradise Gunsynd(held 25 April 2015)". breednet.com. Retrieved 25 April 2015. 
  4. ^ "2014 Result – Aphs Gunsynd Classic (held 26 April 2014)". breednet.com. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  5. ^ "2013 Result – Hogs Breath Gunsynd Classic (held 27 April 2013)". breednet.com. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  6. ^ Ling, Isaac (28 April 2012). "Eagle Farm Abandoned". horseracing.com.au. Retrieved 21 April 2013. Eagle Farm meeting in Brisbane has been abandoned due to overnight inclement weather... the Group 2 Victory Stakes as well as the Group 3 Gunsynd Classic. 
  7. ^ "2011 Result – James Squire Gunsynd Classic (held 30 April 2011)". breednet.com. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  8. ^ "2010 Result – Wellers Hotels Gunsynd Classic (held 1 May 2010)". breednet.com. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  9. ^ "2009 Result – Mitty's Doomben Classic (held 9 May 2009)". breednet.com. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  10. ^ "2008 Result – Doomben Classic (held 10 May 2008)". breednet.com. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  11. ^ "2007 Result – Doomben Classic (held 12 May 2007)". breednet.com. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  12. ^ "2006 Result – Doomben Classic (held 13 May 2006)". breednet.com. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  13. ^ "2005 Result – Doomben Classic (held 21 May 2005)". breednet.com. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  14. ^ "2004 Result – Doomben Classic (held 22 May 2004)". breednet.com. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  15. ^ "2003 Result – Doomben Classic (held 17 May 2003)". breednet.com. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  16. ^ "2002 Result – Doomben Classic (held 18 May 2002)". breednet.com. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  17. ^ "2001 Result – Doomben Classic (held 12 May 2001)". breednet.com. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  18. ^ "2000 Result – Doomben Classic (held 13 May 2000)". breednet.com. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  19. ^ "1999 Result – Doomben Classic (held 15 May 1999)". breednet.com. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  20. ^ "1998 Result – Doomben Classic (held 9 May 1998)". breednet.com. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 
  21. ^ "1997 Result – Doomben Classic (held 10 May 1997)". breednet.com. Retrieved 15 April 2015.