The Caulfield Classic is a Group 3 staying race and is a really good race in terms of shaping the Carnival. It is held at Caulfield racecourse each year over 2000m and is a great form race for the Spring.
The race is at Group 3 level and boasts a total prize pool of $500,000 and is held under set weights conditions, for horses three years old.
The 2016 Caulfield Classic will be run on Saturday the 15th of October, 2016 at Caulfield racecourse.
The Caulfield Classic is often used by trainers as a lead-up race to the longer staying races.
The Group 2 Stutt Stakes at Moonee Valley or the Group 2 Edward Manifold Stakes been an outstanding form race for the Caulfield Classic.
Three-year-olds who win the Caulfield Guineas or Thousand Guineas will receive a $500,000 bonus if they can manage follow up with a win in the Caulfield Classic.