Can Dunaden Overcome Wide Barrier in 2012 Caulfield Cup?

October 17, 2012

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Can Dunaden Overcome Wide Barrier in 2012 Caulfield Cup?

Last year’s Melbourne Cup winner Dunaden will take a different route to Australia’s biggest race this year, with the French star set to contest Saturday’s Group 1 2012 Caulfield Cup (2400m).


Dunaden will have to overcome a wide barrier to win the Caulfield Cup

But luck has not been kind to the first-time Caulfield Cup participant who has to overcome an early obstacle of the widest draw in the field after receiving barrier 22 this morning.

The six-year-old entire has not won since he took out the Hong Kong Vase following last year’s Melbourne Cup but placed in the Group 2 Hardwicke Stakes at Royal Ascot in June.

For a full rundown on the stats that matter when it comes to Dunaden this weekend, keep reading below.

#2 Dunaden – Horse Facts

  • Jockey: Craig Williams
  • Trainer: Mikel Delzanges
  • Owners: Pearl Bloodstock Pty (MGR. R M LEVITT)
  • Age: 6YO
  • Gender: Stallion
  • Breeding: by Nicobar out of La Marlia
  • Career: 33-9-9-7
  • Last 6: X3326X
  • Current 2012 Caulfield Cup Odds: $7.00

Why Dunaden Can Become the 2012 Caulfield Cup winner

  • A proven stayer who will have no problems running the distance
  • Is genuine class, having won last year’s Melbourne Cup
  • Has top Australian jockey Craig Williams aboard
  • Has winning experience over the distance
  • Trackwork reports have been very positive, travelled well

Why Dunaden Can’t Become the 2012 Caulfield Cup winner

  • Will carry 58kg, 4kg more than he carried to win the Melbourne Cup
  • Barrier 22, Craig Williams has previously stated the importance of an inside barrier for Dunaden
  • Has not won since December

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