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Doomben 10000 Day June 28 2011

Bumper crowds are expected at the Carlton Mid Doomben 10,000 this Saturday 28 May to see some of the country’s best horses and racing industry icons battle it out at this signature race day.

Bringing together exceptional racing action, quality hospitality and classic fashion, the DOOMBEN 10,000 is a race day experience steeped in tradition.

Featuring one of the premier sprint events of the Channel Seven Brisbane Racing Carnival, the Carlton Mid Doomben 10,000 is also one of the most highly attended and prestigious races of the carnival.

The Group 1 Carlton Mid Doomben 10,000 is a weight for age sprint run over a distance of 1350 metres and is a favourite race for betting enthusiasts.

Named the 10,000 after the 10,000 pounds prize money originally offered, the Doomben 10,000 always attracts Australia’s best horses and trainers, eager to cement their name in racing history. None more so than the impressive sprinter Hay List, whose trainer John McNair is ready for their chance to claim the spotlight having run second to superhorse Black Caviar three times in the past three months.

A unique experience for racing fans and horse lovers alike will be the opportunity to get up close to previous two-time winner and crowd favourite, Apache Cat. Racegoers will be able to have their photo taken with the striking champion at a public stable throughout the day.

Doomben Racecourse is in peak condition offering all new facilities for racegoers including the stunning trackside Grove Marquee where guests can enjoy an exclusive hospitality experiences in a prime position just past the Winning Post.

It’s not just the horses who will battle it out on the race track. The inaugural $10,000 Carlton Mid Schooner Race will also be run featuring 20 men and women who will don a schooner costume and run 100 metres for cash. One female and one male contestant will each walk away with $5,000.

Fashion forward couples will be the focus in the fashion stakes where judges will look for the most stylish
partnership in the Hardy Brothers Jewellers Fashions on the Field – Couples Category.

The Doomben 10,000 is the third race meet of the Channel Seven Brisbane Racing Carnival, which culminates with the 2011 Stradbroke Handicap on June 11.

General Admission tickets are just $29 through Ticketek and kids under 18 can enter for free.



GETTING TO AND FROM DOOMBEN ON 10,000 DAY

Trains
Catch the train by taking the Doomben line from any CBD railway station. Doomben railway station is located a five-minute stroll to the racecourse.

Buses
Catch route 301 from Adelaide Street, City to Doomben Racecourse.
Additional Brisbane City Council buses will operate at the conclusion of the event, dropping passengers to the
Valley and City.

Taxis
Taxis will be available from the racecourse at the conclusion of the event.

Visit www.translink.com.au for full transport information and timetables.

Road Closure
Hampden Street, outside Doomben Racecourse, will be closed between 9am and 7pm on event day.

Car Parking
Event car parking is very limited. Public carparking is available on the Eagle Farm Racecourse side of Nudgee
Road. Disabled parking is located within the Gate 5 car park. Vehicles must display a valid accessible parking
permit. All car parking is free.


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