News About Caulfield Cup 2016

Tarzino Well Weighted for 2016 Caulfield Cup Bid

Tarzino Well Weighted for 2016 Caulfield Cup Bid

Mick Price’s Spring Cups hope Tarzino has received 54kg for the first leg of the double with Caulfield Cup 2016 weights announced on Wednesday. Racing Victoria’s Executive General Manager of Racing and chief handicapper Greg Carpenter allocated weights for all 171 entries in this year’s $3 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m). The Aiden…

Caulfield Cup 2016 Kilos for Order Of St George Worries Williams

Caulfield Cup 2016 Kilos for Order Of St George Worries Williams

Current Melbourne Cup favourite Order Of St George has been allocated equal top-weight for the 2016 Caulfield Cup disappointing his Australian-based part-owner Lloyd Williams. A four-time Melbourne Cup winning owner, Williams has not confirmed a trip down under for the Spring Cups for the Aidan O’Brien-trained Irish stayer Order Of St George. He admitted the…

Internationals Top 2016 Caulfield Cup Weights

Internationals Top 2016 Caulfield Cup Weights

The Aidan O’Brien-trained duo of Highland Reel and Order Of St George have been allocated the equal 58kg top weight for the Caulfield Cup 2016 with handicaps released by Racing Victoria this week. Irish horseman O’Brien has a dozen nominees for this season’s $3 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m), the lucrative mile and…

2016 Caulfield Cup Betting: Tarzino New Favourite

2016 Caulfield Cup Betting: Tarzino New Favourite

Mick Price’s Victoria Derby winner Tarzino has been elevated to top spot in futures Caulfield Cup 2016 betting after the omission of one-time favourite Winx at nomination stage for the October 15 classic. On Tuesday Racing Victoria received 170 nominations for the $3 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m), but original ante-post favourite Winx…

2016 Caulfield Cup Nominations Missing Winx

2016 Caulfield Cup Nominations Missing Winx

Despite holding top spot in pre-nomination betting the Chris Waller-trained Winx was not nominated for the Caulfield Cup 2016 when early entries for the October 15 classic closed on Tuesday. The superstar mare was the headliner of 157 nominations taken for this year’s $3 million Group 1 Cox Plate (2040m), where she’ll defend her title…

Melbourne Cup Considered for Trip To Paris

Melbourne Cup Considered for Trip To Paris

English horseman Ed Dunlop is considering a return to Victoria with last year’s Melbourne Cup fourth placegetter Trip To Paris who races next-up in the Lonsdale Cup in August The Champs Elysees gelding enjoyed a stellar campaign this time last year in the UK and down under that he’ll be out to replicate after a…

2016 Caulfield Cup Aim for Sofia Rosa

2016 Caulfield Cup Aim for Sofia Rosa

Stephen Marsh’s ATC Oaks winning Kiwi filly Sofia Rosa is targeting an all Group 1 spring campaign in Melbourne this season heading towards the Caulfield Cup 2016. The rising four-year-old daughter of Makfi has to date won five of her 10 starts including her half-length victory in Randwick’s Group 1 ATC Oaks (2400m) during ‘The…

2016 Caulfield Cup over Cox Plate for Highland Reel

2016 Caulfield Cup over Cox Plate for Highland Reel

Racing Victoria’s international talent scout Leigh Jordon believes last year’s Cox Plate third placegetter Highland Reel is shaping up as more of a Caulfield Cup 2016 horse if he makes a raid on the Melbourne spring features this season. Last Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival the Aidan O’Brien-trained Irish galloper travelled over for a shot at…

Tavago A Leading 2016 Caulfield Cup Contender

Tavago A Leading 2016 Caulfield Cup Contender

Internationally performed hoop Tommy Berry has declared his Caulfield Cup 2016 mount Tavago as a “leading contender” for the world’s richest mile and a half handicap this October. Berry is yet to taste success in the $3 million Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m), running this season on October 15, but hopes to break through with…

2016 Caulfield Cup Tally Up for O’Shea

2016 Caulfield Cup Tally Up for O’Shea

Trainer John O’Shea hopes to win his first Caulfield Cup in 2016 with a stronger and more mature Tally to be set towards the mile and a half classic this Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. O’Shea has saddled-up two previous runners in the $3 million Group 1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) without success, something he hopes can…