Caulfield Cup Day is held on Saturday the 18th of October, 2014. This day always offers an amazing spectacle of horse racing and racing culture, and this year is sure to be the biggest Caulfield Cup Day since the inaugural event in 1879. There were a total of 10 events in the 2012 program, with the 2014 program likely to be similar and published closer to race day.
Race 1 – 11.30AM – The Snowhite Maintenance Plate
Race 2 – 12.10PM – Listed D’Urban Gothic Stakes
Race 3 – 12.45PM – Group 3 Norman Robinson Stakes
Race 4 – 1.20PM – Listed Ethereal Stakes
Race 5 – 2.00PM – Group 3 Moonga Stakes
Race 6 – 2.40PM – Group 2 Caulfield Sprint
Race 7 – 3.20PM – Group 3 David Jones Cup
Race 8 – 4.05PM – Group 1 Caulfield Cup
Race 9 – 4.50PM – Group 2 Tristarc Stakes
Race 10 – 5.30PM – Listed Alinghi Stakes
Along with the races, there are also a number of non-racing events held on Caulfield Cup Day, which has become one of the best showcases for racing culture, fine dining, fashion, and entertainment.
National Anthem and Pre-BMW Caulfield Cup Ceremony
Prior to the running of the BMW Caulfield Cup, the Caulfield Cup will be presented in the Mounting Yard along with the jockeys in the race. This is always a great way to get into the spirit of the bid day.
Chadstone Fashion Stakes
The Chadstone Fashion Stakes is a major highlight on the Australian fashion calendar, showcasing the best of classic style racewear during the BMW Caulfield Cup Carnival. On BMW Caulfield Cup Day, heats and finals will take place for Stylish Ladies 18-40 Years.
There is always lots of roving entertainment on Caulfield Cup Day, with the 2014 edition including the Wacky Giddy up Duo along with other as yet unannounced acts.