Winners and Past Results for the Vo Rogue Plate.
The Vo Rogue Plate is a Brisbane Racing Club Group 3 Australian horse race for three-year-olds run under set weight conditions.
Vo Rogue Plate is contested over a distance of 1350 metres and is held annually at Doomben Racecourse in Brisbane on Boxing Day. Other races held on the same day as the Vo Rogue Plate is the Listed Bernborough Hcp and the Group 3 BJ McLachlan Stakes.
Prize money for the Vo Rogue Plate is worth $150,000.
Vo Rogue Plate was named after the Champion Vo Rogue. Vo Rogue had a huge following because he led in his races and set a cracking pace. His second Australian Cup win was rated as one of the greatest front running displays in Australian turf history.
Vo Rogue won 26 races from 83 starts, including six Group One races, and a further five which now carry Group One status. Vo Rogue was trained by Vic Rail and ridden by Cyril Small for most of his starts. Vo Rogue died on 8 May 2012, at the age of 28.
Previously a listed event, the Vo Rogue Plate was elevated to a group three status in 2009. Boxing Day racing at Doomben Racecourse brings to an end group racing for the year in Brisbane.
There are a number of lead up races for the Vo Rogue Plate, with 2012 winner Lucky Hussler finishing 4th in the Gold Edition Stakes at Eagle Farm Racecourse.
Three-year-olds competing in the Vo Rogue Plate may then head towards the Gold Coast Magic Millions Carnival in January to battle out the Magic Millions 3yo Trophy at the Gold Coast.
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