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Race Time: 4:30 pm
October 21, 2017

2400m Race at Caulfield racecourse

1. Egg Tart
2. Humidor
3. Hartnell
4. Gingernuts
5. Francis Of Assisi
6. Frontiersman
7. Bonneval
8. Exospheric
9. Articus
10. Inference
11. Crocodile Rock
12. Johannes Vermeer
13. Big Duke
14. Sir Isaac Newton
15. Almandin
16. Oceanographer
17. Amelie's Star
18. Jon Snow
19. Plein Ciel
20. Sense of Occasion
21. Tally
22. Qewy
23. Bondi Beach
24. Montoya's Secret
25. Yankee Rose
26. Red Cardinal
27. Sacred Master
28. Harlow Gold
29. Antonio Giuseppe
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Caulfield Cup Information

The Caulfield Cup is always an amazing spectacle, with some of the best horses in the world battling it out over 2400 metres for $3 million in prize money. Taking place at Caulfield Racecourse each year, this Group 1 race is one of the toughest and richest handicap events in the world. The Caulfield Cup is hosted by the Melbourne Racing Club, and is the second most popular horse race in Australia behind the Melbourne Cup.

The Caulfield Cup forms the major double of the season with the Melbourne Cup, and is also a key lead up race for “the race that stops a nation”. Run since 1879, the Caulfield Cup has a long and rich history in Australian racing and has produced some of the best horses the country has to offer. This race is the pinnacle event of the Caulfield Cup Carnival, and the major attraction of Caulfield Cup Day.

Mongolian Khan - Caulfield Cup winner

Mongolian Khan – Caulfield Cup winner

Some of the other races that take place on Caulfield Cup Day include the Ethereal Stakes, Moonga Stakes, Caulfield Sprint, and Tristarc Stakes among others. Caulfield Cup Day is also surrounded by racing culture and special events, including fashion shows, dining packages, entertainment, and the chance to mingle with A-list celebrities.

The Caulfield Cup has been open to international competition since 1998, with its international reputation growing since then. There are a total of 18 horses who line up for the Caulfield Cup each year, with the field decided by a ballot system from over 200 nominations. A number of factors come into play to help decide the field, including prize money wins and placings in specific lead up events.

Some of the most notable horses to win the Caulfield Cup in recent years include Northerly in 2002, Mannerism in 1992, and Elvstroem in 2004. In the last few years, winners have included All The Good in 2008, Viewed in 2009, Descarado in 2010, Southern Speed in 2011, Dunaden in 2012 and Fawkner in 2013. Fawkner won the 2013 edition of this race ahead of Dandino in second place and Dear Demi in third. Last years Caulfield Cup was won by Japanese stayer Admire Rakti who has unfortunately past away since after suffering a heart attack in the Melbourne Cup.

 

Caulfield Cup 2017

The 2017 edition of the Caulfield Cup is sure to be as big as ever, with many of the best local and international horses attracted to this great event. This years Caulfield Cup is being run on Saturday, 21st of October, 2017. It is proceeded by the two other days of the Caulfield Cup Carnival, Caulfield Guineas Day on Saturday, 14th of October and Blue Sapphire Stakes day on Wednesday 19th, October.

Caulfield Cup Results

The official results for the Caulfield Cup include the positions of all 18 runners together with times, scratchings, and margins. There are over 200 nominations for the Caulfield Cup each year, with an increasing amount of interest from international runners. However, with only 18 spots up for grabs each year, only some are lucky enough to make it into what is one of the biggest races in Australia.

Caulfield Cup Betting

Betting for the Caulfield Cup is always busy, especially as race day gets closer. There are a number of ways to bet on the race, including the popular double with the Melbourne Cup. The most popular type of bets include win bets, place bets, each-way bets, and exotic bets.

Caulfield Cup Odds

The odds on offer for the Caulfield Cup can vary, so it is always a good idea to check with a few different online bookmakers. While this aspect of betting can seem difficult for casual race fans and beginners, the system used by bookmakers is really quite simple. Short odds are offered to those horses with a high chance of performing well, with long odds offering a bigger payout in exchange for a reduced chance of success.

Betting Tips

When the Caulfield Cup Carnival gets closer in October, there are always lots of people trying to pick a winner. With race tips coming from friends, family, and racing experts, it can often get confusing when trying to place a simple bet. However, there are some tried and tested ways of increasing your chances, including detailed reviews of lead up races, recent form, track conditions, barriers, and odds.

Caulfield Cup day

While the Caulfield Cup is definitely the highlight of Caulfield Cup Day, it is not the only event to watch out for. There were a total of 10 races on the 2013 Caulfield Cup day and this years meeting looks to be a similarly busy affair. Along with the Group 1 Caulfield Cup, other high profile races included the Group 3 Moonga Stakes, Group 2 Caulfield Sprint, Group 3 David Jones Cup, and Group 2 Tristarc Stakes.

Caulfield Cup Field

The field for the Caulfield Cup includes 18 runners and 4 emergencies. The field and barrier draw information is decided in the week leading up to the big race, which this year takes place on Saturday, 21st of October, 2017.

Each year hundreds of horses are nominated for the race. We provide an up-to-date list of Nominations.

Order Of Entry is also a massive factor when placing an early bet on the race.

Some Fun Facts

The Caulfield Cup has been run since 1879, making it one of the oldest races on the Australian calendar. Over this time it has amassed a great deal of history, with a number of interesting facts associated with this great race. Historical facts and statistics can often provide important clues for a big race such as the Caulfield Cup, and are a good way to get a feel for the history of this great event.

Caulfield Cup Carnival

The Caulfield Cup is surrounded by the Caulfield Cup Carnival, which is made up of three days of racing and a range of other events. The first day of the Caulfield Cup takes place on Saturday, 14th of October, 2017 – Caulfield Guineas Day. The second day is Ladies Day Blue Sapphire Stakes on Wednesday, 19th of October, with Caulfield Cup Day itself held on Saturday, 21st of October, 2017.

Caulfield Cup Past Results

The Caulfield Cup has been run since 1879, and been won by some of Australia’s greatest horses. The most notable winners over this long history include names like Viewed in 2009, Northerly in 2002, Mannerism in 1992, and Elvstroem in 2004. The 2013 edition of the race was won by Fawkner, the now deceased Admire Rakti in the 2014 edition of the race and Mongolian Khan in 2015.

International Caulfield Cup

While the Caulfield Cup has been run since 1879, it only recently opened itself up to international competition. Since 1998, this event has been open to overseas entries, with British horse Taufan’s Melody winning the first year in 1998 and All The Good taking the major prize in 2008. The Caulfield Cup continues to attract international horses however, so it wont be long until we see another international winner.

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Caulfield Cup Tips

Best Bet:Egg Tart$17
Best Long Shot:Bonneval$21

Caulfield Cup Winners

YearWinner
2016Jameka
2015Mongolian Khan
2014Admire Rakti
2013Fawkner
2012Dunaden
2011Southern Speed
2010Descarado
2009Viewed
2008All The Good
2007Master O'Reilly
2006Tawqeet
 

Caulfield Cup Odds

Caulfield Cup MarketOdds
1. Egg Tart$17
2. Humidor$17
3. Hartnell$17
4. Gingernuts$17
5. Francis Of Assisi$17
6. Frontiersman$17
7. Bonneval$21
8. Exospheric$21
9. Articus$26
10. Inference$26
11. Crocodile Rock$26
12. Johannes Vermeer$26
13. Big Duke$26
14. Sir Isaac Newton$34
15. Almandin$34
16. Oceanographer$34
17. Amelie's Star$34
18. Jon Snow$34
19. Plein Ciel$34
20. Sense of Occasion$34
21. Tally$34
22. Qewy$34
23. Bondi Beach$41
24. Montoya's Secret$41
25. Yankee Rose$41
26. Red Cardinal$41
27. Sacred Master$41
28. Harlow Gold$41
29. Antonio Giuseppe$41
 
 

Caulfield Cup News

  • Abbey Marie to be aimed at Caulfield Cup

    Mick Kent will wait until after the Bletchingly Stakes before deciding on Group One targets for Supido while the trainer has Caulfield Cup aspirations for another of his stable stars. Supido resumed from a spell with a comfortable win in Saturday’s Group Three Sir John Monash Stakes at Caulfield and... Read More »

     
  • Godolphin international earns Caulfield Cup start

    Godolphin’s Hawkbill has earned a place in the Caulfield Cup with his win in the Princess of Wales’s Stakes at Newmarket. The Group Two race over the Caulfield Cup distance of 2400 metres guarantees the winner a start in the race in October. Trained by Charlie Appleby, who sent Scottish... Read More »

     
  • Hartnell to kick off campaign in Melbourne

    An early season weight-for-age race in Melbourne has been earmarked as Godolphin star Hartnell’s return to racing with the gelding expected to steer clear of champion Winx this spring. Godolphin’s new head trainer in Australia, James Cummings, said Hartnell would resume in the Group Two P B Lawrence Stakes (1400m)... Read More »

     
  • Gingernuts gearing up for Caulfield Cup

    Equal Caulfield Cup favourite Gingernuts is likely to have his lead-up races in New Zealand. The Rosehill Guineas winner has surprised his trainers Stephen Autridge and Jamie Richards with how well he has returned from a short spell. “I don’t think I’ve seen a horse improve as much as he... Read More »

     
  • O’Brien runner could head to Caulfield Cup

    Irish trainer Aidan O’Brien has hinted that Johannes Vermeer could be headed for the Caulfield Cup after a stylish win in the Group 3 International Stakes. Ryan Moore rode the four-year-old confidently and crossed the line a half length in front of Success Days to claim the 2000m race at... Read More »

     
  • Tavago in light training with spring aims

    After initial fears Tavago would miss the spring carnival, the Group One winner is back in light work with connections hoping to target the Caulfield Cup and Melbourne Cup. The 2016 Australian Derby winner, Tavago won the Sky High Stakes during the autumn in Sydney but injured his suspensory at... Read More »

     
 
 

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