Caulfield Cup 2013 - Field, Form & Odds

Caulfield Cup 2013 News

The Caulfield Cup 2013 has been won by Fawkner at Caulfield Racecourse today October 19, 2013. Fawkner won the race by over a length ahead of Dandino, who placed second, and Dear Demi, who passed the post in third position. The six-year-old has now won nine of his 20 race…


Caulfield Cup 2013

Caulfield Cup Day is one of the major events on the Australian racing calendar and attracts interest from around the world.

The Caulfield Cup 2014 will be held on Saturday 19 October, 2014.

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The Group 1 open handicap event as held annually at Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne right in the middle of the Melbourne spring racing carnival.

It is contested over a trek of 2400m and the prize on offer totals more than two and a half million dollars.

As a result the Caulfield Cup is now one of the biggest 2400m handicap races anywhere in the world. Caulfield Cup betting reflects this, with millions laid down on the race each year.

Of all the Cup’s races in Australia only the Melbourne Cup has a greater prize pool and more glory associated with it.

Upcoming Races

Group 1

Cox Plate 2014

(2,040m)

Moonee Valley

$3,000,000

3YO WFA

Group 1

Manikato Stakes

(1,200m)

Moonee Valley

$1,000,000

Open WFA

Group 1

Melbourne Cup 2014

(3200m)

Flemington

$6,000,000

3YO QH

Group 1

Victoria Derby

(2,500m)

Flemington

$1,500,000

3YO SW

Group 1

Cox Plate

(2,040m)

Moonee Valley

$3,000,000

3YO WFA

Group 1

Crown Oaks

(2,500m)

Flemington

$1,000,000

3YO SW

Group 1

Mackinnon Stakes

(2,000m)

Flemington

$1,000,000

WFA

Group 1

Emirates Stakes

(1,600m)

Flemington

$1,000,000

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The Caulfield Cup is the headline act of the three day Caulfield racing carnival which also includes the Group 1 Caulfield guineas as well as the Thousand Guineas.

When October rolls around everyone knows that spring racing is hitting its straps and the Caulfield Cup is the real race where the big boys come out to play at the top of their game.

One week after the Caulfield Cup comes the WS Cox Plate and then a week after that comes the Victoria Derby.

There is no bigger double in Australian racing than the Caulfield Cup / Melbourne Cup and any horse which can achieve it is instantly regarded as an immortal.

Only the best horses can win the Caulfield Cup and the winners role is a who’s who of Australian staying talent.

Nearly every winner is worth a mention but some of the best include Mannerism in 1992, Might And Power in 1997, Sky Heights in 1999, Ethereal in 2001, Northerly in 2002, Elvstroem in 2004 and Bart Cummings Melbourne Cup double winner Viewed in 2009.