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2016 Caulfield Cup First Acceptances: 15 Internationals

2016 Caulfield Cup First Acceptances: 15 Internationals

Fifteen international raiders remain in Caulfield Cup 2016 contention after Racing Victoria received a bumper crop of overseas gallopers at first acceptance stage for the October 15 classic this week.

Last start Chelmsford Stakes winner Hartnell is one of seven John O’Shea-trained 2016 Caulfield Cup first acceptances. Photo: Steve Hart.

Down from last year (114), there are 108 first acceptors ...

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.

The Aidan O’Brien-trained Irish galloper Highland Reel is one of two 58kg equal top weights for the 2016 Caulfield Cup. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

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Da Big Hoss Could Represent USA in Melbourne Cup 2016

Da Big Hoss Could Represent USA in Melbourne Cup 2016

North America could have their maiden runner in a Melbourne Cup field in 2016 with the USA’s premier stayer Da Big Hoss among the strong international contingent nominated for this year’s edition of the two mile classic.

Last year’s fifth-placegetter Big Orange is among the top international 2016 Melbourne Cup nominations this spring. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

Racing Victoria received ...