Anacheeva Wins 2010 Caulfield Guineas Prelude Ahead of Toorak Toff

Peter Moody’s consistent colt Anacheeva scored an upset win on Saturday when holding off the hot favourite Toorak Toff to win the $175,000 Group 3 Caulfield Guineas Prelude (1400m) at Caulfield.

Winner of the McKenzie Stakes last start, Anacheeva scored another spring win on Saturday moving up the $1 million Group 1 Caulfield Guineas betting markets after the victory.

Ridden by Luke Nolen, Anacheeva ($10) defeated Golden Rose winner Toorak Toff ($2.25) by a long neck with the Peter Snowden-trained Skilled ($11) finishing third a further head away in the 2010 Caulfield Guineas Prelude.

Anacheeva is now the $8 second favourite following Toorak Toff and Spring Stakes champion Ilovethicity at $5.50 in the betting markets at Sportsbet for the 2010 Caulfield Guineas on October 9.

The other prelude run on Saturday was the Group 3 Thousand Guineas Prelude where Darley stable’s up-and-coming filly Divorces claimed her maiden win.

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2010 Caulfield Guineas Prelude Results

Place Horse Jockey SP
1 ANACHEEVA Luke Nolen $10
2 TOORAK TOFF Damien Oliver $2.25F
3 SKILLED Mark Zahra $11
4 INTENCION Danny Nikolic $31
5 REKINDLED INTEREST Craig Williams $8.50
6 HOLLOWLEA Nicholas Hall $14
7 KUDAKULARI (NZ) Steven Arnold $7.50
8 BACKGAMMON James Winks $41
9 SERIOUSLY GOOD Jake Noonan $51
10 INNOCENT GAMBLE Glen Boss $31
11 COLUMBUS Dwayne Dunn $11
12 COMANCHE KID Ben Melham $61