2016 Grand Prix Stakes Field, Barriers & Odds

Grand Prix Stakes News

Fourteen three-year-olds will line up for Saturday’s 2016 Group 3 Grand Prix Stakes (2200m) at Doomben Racecourse; offering punters exceptional value from a betting standpoint and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Mackintosh savaged the line for an impressive win at Doomben a fortnight ago and remains clear…


Grand Prix Stakes

Every winter in Brisbane, the city comes alive as the Queensland capital draws some of Australia’s elite horses to the state, competing in the Brisbane Winter Carnival. Regarded as the premier racing event in the Sunshine State, the carnival is host to many top class races, one of which is the Group 3 Grand Prix Stakes every May.

The 2016 Grand Prix Stakes will be held on May 28th, 2016.

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Held at the Eagle Farm Racecourse, the Grand Prix Stakes draws in three-year-old horses to compete over 2200 metres for a share in $150,000. As an open handicap, the Grand Prix Stakes falls on one of the carnivals top days of racing; the Doomben 10,000 Day. The race program features a number of impressive races, including:

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Upcoming Races

Group 1

Doomben Cup

(2020m)

Doomben

$500,000

3YO & Up WFA

Group 1

Queensland Oaks

(2400m)

Eagle Farm

$400,000

3YO SW

Group 1

Queensland Derby

(2400m)

Eagle Farm

$500,000

3YO SW

Group 1

Stradbroke Handicap

(1400m)

Eagle Farm

$1,000,000

Hcp

Group 1

The TJ Smith

(1600m)

Eagle Farm

$500,000

2YO SW

Group 1

Winter Stakes

(1400m)

Eagle Farm

$500,000

WFA

Race Information

When: May 23

Where: Doomben Racecourse, Brisbane

Distance: 2200m

Race Status: Group 3

Race Conditions: Set Weights

Prize Money: $150,000

First Run: 1971