News About Caulfield Spring Racing Carnival

Southern Speed to be scratched from Caulfield Cup 2012

Southern Speed to be scratched from Caulfield Cup 2012

Trainer Leon Macdonald will scratch Southern Speed from the BMW Caulfield Cup on Saturday morning denying the mare a chance to defend her title in the 2400m Group 1 $2.5m Handicap at Caulfield. Macdonald was concerned with barrier fourteen after the five year old put in the worst run of her career from the same…

Caulfield Cup 2012 Tips

Caulfield Cup 2012 Tips

The countdown to the 2012 Caulfield Cup (2400m) is nearly over and this year is one of the most open contests in recent years. A highly competitive field of both locals, imports and international raiders will contest the time-honoured event. Hall of fame trainer Gai Waterhouse, who won the 2010 Caulfield Cup with Descarado, has…

Tristarc Stakes 2012 – Betting Tips

Tristarc Stakes 2012 – Betting Tips

With the spring in full swing that means big, classy fields and that is exactly how you could describe the Group 2 2012 Tristarc Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield this Saturday. Fourteen mares will contest the exciting $220,000 event, with multiple Group 1 winner Mosheen heading the market at $3.50. Following her in the market is…

Kabayan Tops 2012 Norman Robinson Stakes Odds

Kabayan Tops 2012 Norman Robinson Stakes Odds

Gai Waterhouse-trained gelding Kabayan heads the market for the Group 3 2012 Norman Robinson Stakes (2000m) which features a number of promising three-year-olds out to press their Victoria Derby claims. Kabayan is a $2.90 favourite and arrives in Melbourne on the back of a dominant win in the Group 2 Stan Fox Stakes at Rosehill…

December Draw Aiming for Second Time Lucky in 2012 Caulfield Cup

December Draw Aiming for Second Time Lucky in 2012 Caulfield Cup

December Draw will be out to complete unfinished business in Saturday’s 2012 Caulfield Cup after finishing at the back of the field last year when starting as favourite. The Mark Kavanagh-trained gelding suffered an injury during last year’s Caulfield Cup but has shown promising lead-up form ahead of his second attempt. He is the third…

Heading Out Hair and Beauty Stakes 2012 – Final Field and Barrier Draw

Heading Out Hair and Beauty Stakes 2012 – Final Field and Barrier Draw

Eleven horses have been named to contest the Listed 2012 Heading Out Hair & Beauty Stakes (1200m) which will take place at Caulfield on Wednesday. As a key support race to the Thousand Guineas, the $120,000 event features plenty of quality including a mixture of in-form runners and some who are having their first race…

Herbert Power Stakes 2012 Betting Odds

Herbert Power Stakes 2012 Betting Odds

With Caulfield Cup ballot exemption up for grabs, it is little surprise to see a full field of 16 horses named to contest the Group 2 2012 Herbert Power Stakes (2400m) on Saturday. With competition for spots in the Caulfield Cup so competitive, for many a win this weekend is the only guarantee of gaining…

Buffering the One to Beat – 2012 Schillaci Stakes Betting

Buffering the One to Beat – 2012 Schillaci Stakes Betting

Queensland sprinter Buffering is a short-priced favourite to back up his first-up win in the Moir Stakes with victory in the Group 2 2012 Schillaci Stakes (1000m) at Caulfield this Saturday. The five-year-old is a $2.60 chance at to win what will be his final lead-up run before the Group 1 Manikato Stakes on October…

Toorak Handicap 2012 Odds – More Joyous Clear Favourite

Toorak Handicap 2012 Odds – More Joyous Clear Favourite

Superstar mare More Joyous may have to carry 60kg in the 2012 Toorak Handicap (1600m) on Saturday but she is still the clear favourite. The eight-time Group 1 winner is $2.00 top elect at to continue her early spring success and claim a second Toorak Handicap after winning in 2010. Comfortable wins in the Sheraco…

Caulfield Cup 2012 Jockey Reshuffle

Caulfield Cup 2012 Jockey Reshuffle

With the 2012 Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival now in full swing, the battle for jockeys to secure rides and trainers to get the best hoop for their horse is also underway. Yesterday a number of jockey appointments were made for the 2012 Caulfield Cup, with none more high profile than veteran Jim Cassidy being awarded…