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Bonneval Leads Updated 2017 Caulfield Cup Odds

Bonneval Leads Updated 2017 Caulfield Cup Odds

Flying Kiwi mare Bonneval has been elevated to top spot in the futures Caulfield Cup 2017 odds after winning the Group 1 Underwood Stakes (1800m) at the track over the long weekend. The Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman-trained daughter of Makfi made history as the first mare to win the Underwood Stakes since Tristarc way…

Foundry Cops Caulfield & Melbourne Cup 2017 Penalty

Foundry Cops Caulfield & Melbourne Cup 2017 Penalty

Robert Hickmott’s veteran galloper Foundry has copped a weight penalty for both the Caulfield Cup and Melbourne Cup this spring after his upset win on a lightweight in the Group 1 The Metropolitan (2400m). The lightly-raced eight-year-old son of Galileo is raced by last year’s Melbourne Cup winning owner Lloyd Williams, who enjoyed a fifth…

2017 Caulfield Cup Weights: Hartnell 58kg Top Weight

2017 Caulfield Cup Weights: Hartnell 58kg Top Weight

Pre-post favourite Hartnell has been allocated the 58kg top weight for the Caulfield Cup 2017, handicaps for it and the Melbourne Cup both announced by Racing Victoria today. It has been a decade since weights for both the famous Spring Cup features were released on the same day and, in another big announcement, chief handicapper…

2016 Caulfield Cup Ideal for Scottish Raider

2016 Caulfield Cup Ideal for Scottish Raider

English trainer for the powerhouse Godolphin stable Charlie Appleby has confirmed plans to head down under for a big assault on the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival features including a strong Caulfield Cup 2016 hope in Scottish. The Newmarket-based horseman has just the one horse nominated for the $3 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m)…

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…

Magnapal Escapes 2015 Caulfield Cup Weight Penalty

Magnapal Escapes 2015 Caulfield Cup Weight Penalty

Caulfield Cup 2015 lightweight Magnapal has escaped a penalty for next month’s mile and a half classic after winning the Naturalism Stakes over the weekend. The Terry & Karina O’Sullivan-trained Magnus gelding prepared at Stawell secured his third consecutive victory when backing up from a Heatherlie Handicap success over 1700m to win the Group 3…

Protectionist Tops 2015 Caulfield Cup Weights

Protectionist Tops 2015 Caulfield Cup Weights

Reigning Melbourne Cup winner Protectionist is the 58kg equal top weight for the Caulfield Cup 2015 after Racing Victoria Chief Handicapper Greg Carpenter released the allocations for this year’s mile and a half classic. Run at Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday October 17, this year’s $3 million Group 1 BMW Caulfield Cup (2400m) is the 138th…

Who Shot Thebarman Cops 1.5kg Caulfield Cup Penalty

Who Shot Thebarman Cops 1.5kg Caulfield Cup Penalty

Chris Waller’s in-form six-year-old Who Shot Thebarman has been handed a 1.5kg penalty going into the 2014 Caulfield Cup for his win in last weekend’s Group 3 The Bart Cummings (2520m) at Flemington. Sydney’s premier trainer Waller enjoyed a stellar weekend of racing in Sydney running the quinella in both the Epsom Handicap and The…