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August 6, 2015

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2015 Caulfield Classic Nominations Feature 564

A bumper 564 three-year-olds make up the nominations for the lucrative Caulfield Classic 2015 this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

Pasadena Girl

Champagne Stakes winner Pasadena Girl is one of the top fillies nominated for the 2015 Caulfield Classic this October.Photo: Steve Hart.

Earlier in the week Racing Victoria released the early entries for a host of the season’s majors with nominations taken for the Caulfield Cup, Cox Plate, Caulfield Guineas, Thousand Guineas and the $500,000 Group 3 Caulfield Classic (2000m).

Run on Caulfield Cup Day, Saturday October 17, the Caulfield Classic is a set weights race for three-year-olds and every horse that was nominated for the Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m) and Group 1 Thousand Guineas (1600m) the week before gained an automatic entry into the Classic.

That makes for a massive list of potential runners in the half-a-million dollar feature that is also worth an additional $500,000 in bonuses to any horse that wins one of the two Guineas seven days earlier at Caulfield Racecourse.

The headline entries for the Caulfield Guineas are the Group 1 winning trio of Vancouver, Press Statement and Pride Of Dubai who also head the pre-field odds at Ladbrokes.com.au for the October 10 classic.

The trio, who represent three of the biggest stables in Gai Waterhouse, Chris Waller and Peter & Paul Snowden respectively, are also all entered for the Caulfield Classic.

Winner of the world’s richest race for two-year-olds last time out, Waterhouse’s undefeated Medaglia D’Oro colt Vancouver boasts over $2.36 million in prize money from his four starts to date and is on track for another elite level run in Sydney’s Golden Rose on September 12 before heading to Melbourne.

The $1 million Golden Rose at Rosehill Gardens is also a possible aim for Waller’s unbeaten Hinchinbrook colt Press Statement who won Brisbane’s Group 1 JJ Atkins over the Doomben mile in June and Blue Diamond Stakes – ATC Sires’ Produce Stakes double winner Pride Of Dubai.

The dominant three are unlikely to target the Caulfield Classic however with bigger spring riches calling post Caulfield Guineas including the $3 million Group 1 W.S. Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley on October 24.

As for the exciting fillies in the mix, one that could have the Group 3 in her sights is the Peter Moody-trained daughter of Savabeel Pasadena Girl who was last seen winning the Group 1 Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Royal Randwick on April 18.

The inaugural Caulfield Classic ran last year and was won by Turffontein filly Fontein Ruby who beat home stablemate Crafty in an all Robert Smerdon-trained quinella.

Other notable Caulfield Classic nominees for 2015 include the Team Hawkes-trained Exceed And Excel colt Headwater, Waterhouse’s in-form filly Kimberley Star who runs in Saturday’s The Rosebud in Sydney shooting for her fourth straight win and ATC Sires’ Produce runner-up Rageese.

Stay tuned to Races.com.au for all the acceptance stages and updates on the upcoming spring majors including the Caulfield Classic.

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