Caulfield Cup

The Caulfield Cup is one of the toughest handicap races run over 2400m. The 2015 Caulfield Cup will be held on Saturday 17 October 2015 at 5:40PM AEDST at Caulfield Racecourse.

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The Caulfield Cup 2015 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 2015 Caulfield Cup will share in a prize pool of $3 million.

2015 Caulfield Cup Results

  • 1st: Mongolian Khan
  • 2nd: Trip To Paris
  • 3rd: Our Ivanhowe

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 2015
Date: Saturday 17 October 2015
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 2015

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 1x6857x080 PROTECTIONIST (GER) Kris Lees Brenton Avdulla 0 58kg 114
2 123x7x116x SNOW SKY (GB) Sir Michael Stoute Damien Oliver 0 58kg 115
3 6x61x01x2x FAME GAME (JPN) Yoshitada Munakata Zac Purton 0 57kg 113
4 x1016x7x92 OUR IVANHOWE (GER) Lee & Anthony Freedman Ben Melham 0 56kg 112
5 238x05x36x HOKKO BRAVE (JPN) Yasutoshi Matsunaga Craig Williams 0 55.5kg 110
6 111151×743 MONGOLIAN KHAN Murray Baker Opie Bosson 0 55kg 112
7 4×41112135 TRIP TO PARIS (IRE) Ed Dunlop Tommy Berry 0 55kg 109
8 3x5442x758 WHO SHOT THEBARMAN (NZ) Chris Waller Blake Shinn 0 54.5kg 109
9 889431×075 GRAND MARSHAL (GB) Chris Waller Jim Cassidy 0 53.5kg 106
10 x7433x1322 ROYAL DESCENT Chris Waller Glen Boss 0 53.5kg 112
11 13213×7059 VOLKSTOK’N’BARRELL (NZ) Donna Logan Craig Newitt 0 53.5kg 110
12 x60212x072 HAURAKI John O’Shea 0 53kg 104
13 x49376x648 LUCIA VALENTINA (NZ) Kris Lees Dwayne Dunn 0 53kg 110
14 26x122x620 RISING ROMANCE (NZ) David Hayes & Tom Dabernig Damian Lane 0 53kg 110
15 18411×0000 MAGICOOL Mark Kavanagh James Winks 0 52kg 101
16 4x1141x980 GUST OF WIND (NZ) John Sargent Chad Schofield 0 51kg 102
17 11x230x253 SET SQUARE Ciaron Maher Kerrin McEvoy 0 51kg 103
18 42494×1112 MAGNAPAL Terry & Karina O’Sullivan Dean Yendall 0 50kg 96
19e 2201x2112x QUEST FOR MORE (IRE) Roger Charlton Tommy Berry 0 53.5kg 106
20e 21112×0131 COMPLACENT John O’Shea 0 53kg 104
21e 3352x0x339 DIBAYANI (IRE) David Hayes & Tom Dabernig 0 53kg 105
22e 955×143121 MAGIC HURRICANE (IRE) John O’Shea 0 52.5kg (2.5kg) 107

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 2015 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

2015 Caulfield Cup Odds

The best 2015 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.

2015 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.

2015 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, as they all offer massive free bets to new players.