Caulfield Cup

The Caulfield Cup is one of the toughest handicap races run over 2400m. The 2014 Caulfield Cup will be held on Saturday 18 October 2014 at Caulfield Racecourse.

Caulfield Cup News

Hoof Problem for Turnbull Stakes Favourite Lucia Valentina

Hoof Problem for Turnbull Stakes Favourite Lucia Valentina

Despite trainer Kris Lees reporting his Caulfield Cup-bound mare Lucia Valentina being in good order for her latest run in the 2014 Turnbull Stakes this weekend, it has been revealed today the Group 1 winner is suffering a hoof problem.

The Savabeel four-year-old was floated down from her Sydney stables to Melbourne on Saturday night, arriving on Sunday morning, with…

The Caulfield Cup 2014 is one of the world’s toughest handicap races and is run over 2400m at Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne. Held during the Caulfield Spring Racing Carnival, the race attracts a huge amount of spectators who are eager to watch Australia’s premier mile and a half handicap. Winners of the 2014 Caulfield Cup will share in a prize pool of $3 million.

As a standard handicap race, the Caulfield Cup is regarded as one of the key lead-up races to the Melbourne Cup. The major Cup’s double during the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival is the Caulfield Cup / Melbourne Cup double which has been achieved by twelve horses including Let’s Elope in 1991, Doriemus in 1995, Might and Power in 1997 and, most recently, Ethereal in 2001.

BMW Caulfield Cup 2014
Date: Saturday 18 October 2014
Racecourse: Caulfield Racecourse
Distance: 2400m
Race Type: Handicap
Status: Group 1
Maximum Starters: 18 + 4 emergencies
Age: 3 year olds and over

Caulfield Cup Field 2014

The Caulfield Cup field is always made up of the very best horses in Australia, and the final field can be hard to predict. Check out our 2014 Caulfield Cup field page for details.

Caulfield Cup Prize Money

Below is a list of prizemoney and trophies for the Caulfield Cup.

  • 1st – $1,750,000 and trophies valued at $55,000 to owner, trainer, rider and groom
  • 2nd – $425,000
  • 3rd – $225,000
  • 4th – $125,000
  • 5th – $100,000
  • 6th – $75,000
  • 7th – $75,000
  • 8th – $75,000
  • 9th – $75,000
  • 10th – $75,000

2014 Caulfield Cup Odds

The best 2014 Caulfield Cup odds can come out months in advance, which is why it is good to join an online betting site weeks before the race. Read our Caulfield Cup odds page to get a better understanding of how the odds are set and we will post the Caulfield Cup odds on that page when the final field has been decided.

2014 Caulfield Cup Form Guide

New punters often find reading a Caulfield Cup form guide to be a challenge. If you aren’t sure how to use a form guide to help your punting, then check out our Caulfield Cup form guide page for advice.

2014 Caulfield Cup Tips

The best Caulfield Cup tips are those you can work out for yourself, which is why our Caulfield Cup tips page teaches you how to do just that! We tell you the lead up races to watch and the right betting sites to join to put your Caulfield Cup tips to work.

Previous Caulfield Cup Results

The open nature of the Caulfield Cup means that many horses have run in the race multiple times and performed well. We offer both a Caulfield Cup results page and a Caulfield Cup winners page, which are designed to help you use those previous Caulfield Cup results to inform your bets on this year’s race.

Caulfield Cup Betting

Caulfield Cup betting is big business and a lot of fun for punters, as it is the first of the major Melbourne Spring Carnival races. Many punters place a Caulfield Cup-Melbourne Cup double on the event, but plenty of action is still seen on exotic bets, with many a punter placing a Caulfield Cup trifecta, Caulfield Cup exacta, Caulfield Cup quinella, or Caulfield Cup First Four bet. If you want to improve your chances, be sure to check out our Caulfield Cup betting section.

Free Bets on Caulfield Cup

One thing overlooked by punters who bet at the TAB is that there are plenty of free bets on the Caulfield Cup that you can pick up from online betting sites! Be sure to check out the bookies we feature on our site, like Ladbrokes.com.au, as they all offer massive free bets to new players.