The 2010 Caulfield Cup is one of the premier features of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival and is programmed to take place at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday October 15 as the marquee race of Caulfield Cup Day.
Worth a lucrative $2.5million in prize money, the Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) is an open handicap event and as such is the key lead-up race to the iconic 2010 Melbourne Cup held at Flemington on Tuesday November 2.
The Caulfield Cup, scheduled as Race 7, is one of 10 quality races held at the meeting with other Group race highlights including the $200,000 Group 2 Caulfield Sprint (1100m) and the $180,000 Group 2 Tristarc Stakes (1400m).
2010 Caulfield Cup Day Feature Races:
- Group 2 Caulfield Sprint (1100m)
- Group 2 Tirstarc Stakes (1400m)
- Group 3 Norman Robinson Stakes (2000m)
- Group 3 Betfair Stakes (1400m)
- Group 3 David Jones Cup (2000m)
The 2010 Caulfield Cup Second Declarations have already been taken with 71 horses still heading towards the spring feature showdown.
Australian punter’s favourite online betting site Sportsbet have great early markets already open for the Caulfield Cup, with top odds on all of the current entries for the Caulfield Cup field.
Bart Cummings’ star mare Dariana is the current favourite to become the 2010 Caulfield Cup winner paying $7.50 at Sportsbet with her stablemate and $8 chance Precedence the only other contender at single figure odds.
Other runners high up the Caulfield Cup betting markets include the Ciaron Maher-trained Moudre ($12), Warwick Stakes champion Metal Bender ($15) and Group 1 winning mare Faint Perfume ($17).
2010 Caulfield Cup Betting Odds
- Dariana ($7.50)
- Precedence ($8)
- Moudre ($12)
- Metal Bender ($15)
- Faint Perfume ($17
- Valdemoro ($17)
- Shocking ($17)
- Descarado ($17)
For full markets and updated odds visit Ladbrokes.com.au
The 2010 Caulfield Cup third declarations will be out on Tuesday October 4 followed by the final field on October 12 and we will be the first to publish both lists so stay tuned.
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