Caulfield Cup Form 2017: Two Words On Each Horse

Seventeen smart stayers out of a host of different campaigns do battle over the mile-and-a-half when the 2017 Caulfield Cup takes place on Saturday and in below is the famous Races.com.au two word form analysis on the classic.

Lord Fandango

Herbert Power Stakes winner Lord Fandango carries the 50kg lightweight of the 17 Caulfield Cup horses in 2017. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

As always a host of Melbourne Cup bound long distance specialists compete in the opening leg of the Spring Cups double, the Group 1 $3.15 million BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) set to run as Caulfield Race 8 at 4:30pm (AEDT).

The 17 Caulfield Cup horses come from far and wide including Ireland where the Aidan O’Brien-trained favourite Johannes Vermeer ($4.40) hails from.

His Australian debut in the Group 1 Ladbrokes Classic (2000m) at the track was outstanding for a fast-finishing second and the quick back-up is a non-issue for this well-drawn top fancy who will be ridden positive from barrier two.

Betting on the Caulfield Cup 2017 through Ladbrokes.com.au lists the dangers as the Darren Weir-trained top weight Humidor ($8), cleared-to-run Kiwi mare Bonneval ($8), the rails-drawn Harlem ($9.50) and last start The Bart Cummings winning mare Amelie’s Star ($9).

With the first of the ‘Big 3’ spring majors fast approaching we’ve sorted the genuine Caulfield Cup contenders from the pretenders summing up the chances of all the runners in just two words so you can clean-up at Ladbrokes.com.au.

2017 CAULFIELD CUP FORM GUIDE IN TWO WORDS

#1 HUMIDOR

$8

Top Weight

#2 MARMELO

$17

Dour Stayer

#3 JOHANNES VERMEER

$4.40

Backs Up

#4 JON SNOW

$12

Derby Winner

#5 HE’S OUR ROKKII

$126

Too Rocky

#6 SIR ISAAC NEWTON

$61

Swamped Late

#7 VENTURA STORM

$12

Can Strike

#8 WICKLOW BRAVE

$41

Too Old

#9 INFERENCE

$15

Sneaky Hope

#10 SINGLE GAZE

$34

Look Elsewhere

#11 BONNEVAL

$8

Bounces Back

#12 HARDHAM

$41

Wrong Form

#13 BOOM TIME

$51

Can Explode

#14 ABBEY MARIE

$21

In Drought

#15 HARLEM

$9.50

Barrier Hoodoo

#16 AMELIE’S STAR

$9

Bright Chance

#17 LORD FANDANGO

$20

Light Flyer

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