News About Caulfield Cup Day

Humidor Targets Caulfield Cup 2017

Humidor Targets Caulfield Cup 2017

The 2017 Caulfield Cup is the confirmed major spring racing target for Australian Cup winner Humidor according to trainer Darren Weir. Recording breaking Victorian horseman Weir has in the past 30 years saddled-up just the sole runner in a Caulfield Cup field. He plans to change that this season chasing his first win in the…

2016 Ladbrokes Moonga Stakes Results: Voodoo Lad Wins for Weir

2016 Ladbrokes Moonga Stakes Results: Voodoo Lad Wins for Weir

Champion trainer Darren Weir bookended the Caulfield Cup Day card winning the first with Jennifer Lynn and then the last with his ultra-consistent galloper Voodoo Lad taking out the Ladbrokes Moonga Stakes 2016. A five-year-old son of I Am Invincible, Voodoo Lad continued his gun form dropping down in class for the $150,000 Group 3…

2016 Caulfield Cup Results: Jameka Beats Scottish and Exospheric

2016 Caulfield Cup Results: Jameka Beats Scottish and Exospheric

Ciaron Maher’s mare Jameka has made history dominating the Caulfield Cup 2016 results with a dominant win in the mile and a half classic. She came off the perfect spring preparation heading into the $3.15 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) and it all came to fruition when she saluted for the punters as…

2016 Tristarc Stakes Winner First Seal Heads to Myer Classic

2016 Tristarc Stakes Winner First Seal Heads to Myer Classic

Group 1 winner First Seal was back to her best on Caulfield Cup Day in her first Victorian run saluting in the Tristarc Stakes 2016 ahead of a trip to Flemington for the Myer Classic. A special mare for trainer John Thompson, the Sydney-based daughter of Fastnet Rock is best known for her three-year-old success…

2016 Coongy Cup Results: Vanbrugh Beats Tom Melbourne

2016 Coongy Cup Results: Vanbrugh Beats Tom Melbourne

Chris Waller’s Group 1 winning stallion Vanbrugh was back in the winners’ stall on Caulfield Cup Day taking out the Coongy Cup 2016 over the imported and also back-in-form Tom Melbourne. A now four-year-old son of Encosta De Lago, Vanbrugh was at his peak last spring in Sydney winning the Group 1 Spring Champion Stakes…

Emirates Stakes for 2016 Ladbrokes Caulfield Classic Winner Good Standing

Emirates Stakes for 2016 Ladbrokes Caulfield Classic Winner Good Standing

Sydney trainer James Cummings is considering a weight-for-age run in the Emirates Stakes on the last day of the Melbourne Cup Carnival with his classic colt Good Standing after an impressive Ladbrokes Caulfield Classic 2016 win. Things didn’t go to plan last start for the Artie Schiller colt who got posted wide in the Group…

2016 Ethereal Stakes Winner Eleonora onto Crown Oaks

2016 Ethereal Stakes Winner Eleonora onto Crown Oaks

In a special moment for the pedigree the Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman-trained filly Eleonora put in the ideal Crown Oaks tune-up winning the Ethereal Stakes 2016 named in honour of her grand-dam. The granddaughter of the champion Caulfield Cup – Melbourne Cup double winning mare in 2001 Ethereal, Makfi filly made up for her…

Palazzo Pubblico Scores Upset 2016 Alinghi Stakes Result

Palazzo Pubblico Scores Upset 2016 Alinghi Stakes Result

After the sensational late scratching of the favourite Super Cash at the barriers it was all bad news for the punters in the Alinghi Stakes 2016 on Caulfield Cup Day with the Matthew Smith-trained Palazzo Pubblico getting up for a big upset win. All the pre-race money for this year’s $120,000 Listed Crown Lager Alinghi…

2016 Gothic Stakes Winner Peacock for Godolphin

2016 Gothic Stakes Winner Peacock for Godolphin

Trainer John O’Shea and the stable enjoyed an early Black-Type win on Caulfield Cup Day with smart three-year-old Peacock getting the gun run in the Gothic Stakes 2016 to score the upset result. With a stiff breeze on in the second, no one wanted to go up and lead the way in the $120,000 Listed…

2016 Caulfield Cup Day Scratchings & Track Report

2016 Caulfield Cup Day Scratchings & Track Report

The first of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival majors runs at Caulfield Racecourse today, Saturday October 15, for Caulfield Cup Day 2016 – scratchings and a full race day preview found below. It is sunny skies in Melbourne today and with no chance of rain the current Good (4) track rating on the course proper…