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Bore Head

Bore Head was a Queensland Thoroughbred racehorse owned by Robert W. Chaplain and trained by Ron Dillon.[1] He was a bay colt foaled in 1969 by Double Bore (GB), his dam, Mauna Kea by Brimstone.

Bore Head won the 1963 Queensland Cup, 1964 Ipswich Cup, 1965 Caulfield Cup, 1965 QTC Moreton Handicap, 1965 QTC Sir Winston Churchill Stakes and in 1967 the Australian Cup and the Doomben Cup.[2]

Bore Head was one of the favourites in the 1966 Melbourne Cup, but he lost when the horse in front of him fell, taking Bore Head down in a tumble. The following year he placed twelfth in the race.


  • Linneth, T. (1992). "Cup Fall Haunted Top Hoop." Sunday Mail (Queensland). November 29.
  • Oberhardt, Mark (2004). "Your Questions." Courier Mail. November 1.


  1. Just Racing Retrieved on 2009-6-5
  2. Bore Head Retrieved on 2009-6-5

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