News About 2012 Caulfield Spring Carnival

Can Niwot Do it for Team Hawkes in 2012 Caulfield Cup?

Can Niwot Do it for Team Hawkes in 2012 Caulfield Cup?

The training team of John Hawkes and sons Michael and Wayne is on a high after the win of All Too Hard in last Saturday’s Caulfield Guineas and they could have even more to cheer about if Niwot can produce a 2012 Caulfield Cup upset. He may be an eight-year-old but Niwot will be having…

Can Folding Gear Score 2012 Caulfield Cup for Australia?

Can Folding Gear Score 2012 Caulfield Cup for Australia?

There has been plenty of talk about the international raiders heading into the 2012 Caulfield Cup (2400m) but there are still some strong local chances and one of those is Folding Gear. Trained at Seymour by Lee and Shannon Hope, the consistent five-year-old earned himself a Caulfield Cup ticket last month when winning the Group…

David Jones Cup 2012 – Betting Odds

David Jones Cup 2012 – Betting Odds

John O’Shea-trained gelding Lightinthenite is favourite to win the Group 3 2012 David Jones Cup (1200m) which stands as a key support race on the Caulfield Cup card this Saturday. The five-year-old gelding is currently at $3.40 at after making a promising spring start with a runner-up finish in the Cameron Handicap at Newcastle and…

Commanding Jewel Wins 2012 Thousand Guineas

Commanding Jewel Wins 2012 Thousand Guineas

The decision by Leon Corstens to stick by jockey Damien Oliver paid dividends at Caulfield today as the star hoop guided Commanding Jewel to a convincing win in the Group 1 2012 Thousand Guineas (1600m). Ridden quietly for the first time in her career, Oliver peeled Commanding Jewel out at the perfect time and she…

Can Dunaden Overcome Wide Barrier in 2012 Caulfield Cup?

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). 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…

Mosheen Heads 2012 Tristarc Stakes Field

Mosheen Heads 2012 Tristarc Stakes Field

Glamour mare Mosheen heads a strong field of mares for the Group 2 2012 Tristarc Stakes (1400m) which will take place as part of a bumper 10-race CaulfieldCup day card this Saturday. After injury saw the multiple Group 1 winner struggle in the early part of the spring, her goals were reassessed and she bounced…

Temple of Boom Ready for First Caulfield Test in 2012 Schillaci Stakes

Temple of Boom Ready for First Caulfield Test in 2012 Schillaci Stakes

Queensland sprinter Temple Of Boom will get his spring underway this weekend when he contests the Group 2 2012 Schillaci Stakes (1000m) at Caulfield. It will be the first time the six-year-old has raced at Caulfield, with his successful 2011 spring campaign being held purely at Flemington. Trainer Tony Gollan is confident he can again…