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– The last horse to win both the Caulfield Cup and the Melbourne Cup was Ethereal in 2001

– The last horse to win the Caulfield Cup, Melbourne Cup, and Cox Plate in their career was Might and Power.

– The last horse to win the Caulfield Cup and Cox Plate in the same year was Northerly in 2002.

– The last 3 year old to win the Caulfield Cup was Mighty Kingdom in 1979.

MOST SUCCESSFUL JOCKEY IN THE CAULFIELD CUP:

Scobie Breasley – 5 wins
Damien Oliver – 4 four wins
Frank Demsey – 3 wins
Neville Sellwood – 3 wins
Mick Mallyon – 3 wins

MOST SUCCESSFUL FEMALE TRAINERS IN THE CAULFIELD CUP:

1998 Lady Herries – Taufan’s Melody
2001 Sheila Laxon – Ethereal
2010 Gai Waterhouse – Descarado

MOST SUCCESSFUL TRAINER IN THE CAULFIELD CUP:

Bart Cummings – 7 wins
Tommy Smith – 4 wins
Jack Holt – 3 wins
CT Godby – 3 wins
H McCalman – 3 wins

– The unluckiest trainer would have to be George Hanlontrained, who had a 2nd place getter 3 times, always by narrow margins.

LONGEST PRICED WINNERS IN THE CAULFIELD CUP:

1884 Blink Bonny – 50-1
1902 Lieutenant Bill – 40-1
1936 Northwind – 66-1
1943 Saint Warden – 100-1
1988 Imposera – 50-1
1998 Taufan’s Melody – 66-1

SHORTEST PRICED FAVORITES IN THE CAULFIELD CUP:

ran 6th: 8-11 Tobin Bronze
first : 4-6 Tulloch
first : 5-4 Manfred
first : 7-4 Eurythmic
first : 7-4 Rising Fast
ran 3rd: 7-4 Comic Court
ran 3rd: 7-4 Sir Simpe
ran 8th: 7-4 Pink Un

FALLS IN THE CAULFIELD CUP:

1885 – 17 of 44 horses fell at the turn into the straight, resulting in the death of jockey Donald Nicholson (considered Australia’s worst race fall)
1898 – 7 horses fell and 14 year old jockey James Flanagan was killed
1906 – 7 horses

 
 
 
 
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