Ascot to Host Second Leg of The Star Stradbroke Season

The Star Stradbroke Season
Photo Credit: Brisbane Racing Club

The heart of Australian racing beats in Ascot as the popular Doomben Racecourse takes centre stage for the second leg of the exhilarating 2024 Star Stradbroke Season.

Doomben Racecourse
Photo Credit: BRC

The day’s highlight on Saturday, the 18th of May, is the prestigious $1.5 million Ladbrokes Doomben 10,000, a Group 1 sprint attracting the nation’s finest thoroughbreds. This elite race is just the first of seven Group 1 showdowns set to unfold throughout the thrilling season.


In addition to the main event, the day’s card boasts the Group 2 Spirit of Boom Classic, the inaugural leg of the season’s highly anticipated triple crown for two-year-olds. The Group 3 Seven Rough Habit Plate will also take place, providing a critical indicator for the upcoming Ladbrokes Queensland Derby.

Beyond the racing action at the Doomben Racecourse, attendees can indulge in the exquisite food, wine, and entertainment packages available throughout Doomben’s grandstand terraces, suites, and marquees. The atmosphere promises to be electric, providing an unforgettable experience for all.

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Event Details:

Date: Saturday, May 18, 2024

Location: Doomben Racecourse, Ascot

Gate Opening Times:

Members: 10:00 am

Public: 10:30 am

Functions: 11:30 am

Trackside & Precinct Admission – At Gate:

Children Under 17: Free

Seniors and Concessions: Half price (ID required)

Pensioners and Veterans: Free (ID required)

Don’t miss this extraordinary day of racing, food, and festivities at Ascot’s iconic Doomben Racecourse.

Published Date 14-May-2024