News About Caulfield Cup Nominations

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…

25 International 2015 Caulfield Cup Nominations

25 International 2015 Caulfield Cup Nominations

Nominations for a host of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival majors closed on Tuesday including those for the Caulfield Cup 2015 with 25 international stayers in the mix for the October classic. Set to run on Saturday October 17, the $3 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) attracted a total of 209 early entries,…

Late 2014 Caulfield Cup Nominations Feature Mutual Regard

Late 2014 Caulfield Cup Nominations Feature Mutual Regard

Two more international raiders have officially entered Caulfield Cup 2014 calculations with late nominations for the famous mile and a half handicap taken by Racing Victoria this week. Back on August 5 there were 221 entries taken for the $3.15 million Group 1 Crown Golden Ale Caulfield Cup (2400m) including a record number of international…

Mukhadram Tops Jordan’s International Cox Plate Wishlist

Mukhadram Tops Jordan’s International Cox Plate Wishlist

After a record number of international gallopers were nominated for both the Caulfield Cup and Cox Plate 2014 this week, Racing Victoria’s international recruiter Leigh Jordon has named Mukhadram as the international he’d most likely to see line-up in the latter. The William Haggas-trained Shamardal stallion is one of the headline Northern Hemisphere-trained horses among…

2012 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival Nominations & Dates

2012 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival Nominations & Dates

Racing Victoria has officially released the nomination and final acceptance dates for all of the upcoming Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival 2012 majors including those for the festival’s headline event, the 2012 Melbourne Cup. So you don’t miss a minute of the action below the Races.com.au team has all the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival nomination dates…

2011 Caulfield Cup Second Declarations Leaves 80 Contenders

2011 Caulfield Cup Second Declarations Leaves 80 Contenders

The likely 2011 Caulfield Cup field became a little clearer this afternoon with Racing Victoria taking second declarations for the famous staying showdown to run on October 15 this spring carnival. Today the number of gallopers heading towards a start in the $2.5 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) was cut from 117 at…

Melbourne Cup Winner Gets 58kg in Caulfield Cup 2011 Weights

Melbourne Cup Winner Gets 58kg in Caulfield Cup 2011 Weights

Defending Melbourne Cup winner Americain has, as expected, been installed as the 2011 Caulfield Cup top-weight with 58 kilograms when handicaps for the $2.5 million Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival feature were released by Racing Victoria today. Racing Victoria’s chief handicapper Greg Carpenter earlier this week confirmed the Alain De Royer Dupre-trained Americain would sit at…

Cummings Adds to His Caulfield Cup 2011 Contingent

Cummings Adds to His Caulfield Cup 2011 Contingent

The late inclusion of the Anthony Cummings-trained stablemates Shadows In The Sun and Home On A Wing have boosted the total number of 2011 Caulfield Cup nominations to 238, Racing Victoria taking late entries for the Melbourne Spring Carnival feature today. Overall there were six late entries for the quartet of showcase events running at…

Caulfield Cup 2011 Nominations Feature Melbourne Cup Winners

Caulfield Cup 2011 Nominations Feature Melbourne Cup Winners

Racing Victoria today took the early entries for a number of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival’s crucial feature races with 236 stayers making up the list of 2011 Caulfield Cup nominations including reigning Melbourne Cup winner Americain. Connections of the Alain De Royer Dupre-trained champion Americain have confirmed plans to return down under and target…