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2017 Caulfield Cup Results
- 1st: #13 Boom Time
- 2nd: #10 Single Gaze
- 3rd: #3 Johannes Vermeer
2017 Caulfield Cup Tips
As the 2017 Caulfield Cup approaches, tips will be uploaded here. Early on the Caulfield Cup tips are dominated by stayers that ran in the winning Caulfield Cup trifecta from the previous season and those running well in traditional lead-up races to the Group 1 over 2400m in both Australia and overseas.
Our insider Caulfield Cup betting tips for 2017 will be detailed below before the race is run and won on Saturday October 21, 2017.
- 1st: #7 Ventura Storm
- 2nd: #3 Johannes Vermeer
- 3rd: #17 Lord Fandango
Read our detailed 2017 Caulfield Cup Trifecta Tips now, the team backing the Lindsay Park-trained VENTURA STORM to frank the Turnbull Stakes form improving on the lead-up second to the world’s best mare Winx getting up in distance, down in weight from the right draw (4) with the right hoop (D. Oliver) for success. JOHANNES VERMEER is favourite for a reason, last Saturday’s Ladbrokes Stakes second an outstanding effort late and the extra metres only improving the Aidan O’Brien-trained Irish raider’s chances of success. LORD FANDANGO is at $20 in the markets, but the Herbert Power Stakes over 2400m at Caulfield seven days earlier was strong enough to suggest a top three run here on just 50kg.
Caulfield Cup Lead Up Races
To make sure you are not placing your Caulfield Cup bets on a no-hope horse, take a moment to check out your Caulfield Cup betting pick’s past performances in the lead up races. Your Caulfield Cup tips checklist for past performance can include the distance of the race, the jockey and even the weather conditions, which will give you an idea about how your runner might do in the Caulfield Cup.
Good lead-up races to consider the results of when doing the Caulfield Cup tips includes the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes (2000m) run two weeks before at Flemington Racecourse that has produced 20 Caulfield Cup winners (since 1983) including Jameka (2nd in 2016).
International form is stacking up more and more in the Caulfield Cup as overseas raiders make a stronger presence down under for a Spring Cups bid. Three recent Caulfield Cup winners had a lead-up run outside of Australia / New Zealand – most recently Japanese visitor Admire Rakti – so make sure you also look at international runners when doing your Caulfield Cup tips.
Caulfield Cup Favourite
While there is a risk involved in going against the grain in terms of picking against a Caulfield Cup favourite, there is also the promise of a solid reward if your gamble pays off. Betting on an outsider in the Caulfield Cup awards longer odds, meaning a higher payout for the courageous punter. Of course, you can still bet on a strong Caulfield Cup favourite and get good odds by going with exotic bets.
Caulfield Cup favourites only have a fair recent record in the race, so tipping an upset Caulfield Cup result from an in-form double-figure chances in the Caulfield Cup odds can prove profitable.
Mongolian Khan (2015) and Jameka (2016) saluted as favourites in Caulfield Cup betting, but were the first to do so since Master O’Reilly (2007).
Place Exotic Caulfield Cup Bets
If you feel like the pay-out offered by standard bets like win, place and each-way bets are too low, then you should check out the different exotic bets you can place on runners in the Caulfield Cup – they may be a little more risky but they do offer great rewards.
Exotic Caulfield Cup bets include the Caulfield Cup trifecta, quinella, exacta and First Four. These bets require you to pick from 2 to 4 of the finishers and will earn you not only excellent payouts but also eternal bragging rights on the track. Have a browse in our dedicated Caulfield Cup betting section to learn more about exotic bets.
Join An Online Bookmaker
If you aren’t a member with an online betting site yet, check out our selection of trusted online bookmakers where you can bet on the Caulfield Cup. We have reviewed and selected a range of online bookmakers that will cover all of your Caulfield Cup betting needs. For beginner bettors, we recommend you start with Ladbrokes.com.au.
An account with an online bookmaker will allow you to browse the latest odds at your convenience and place your Caulfield Cup bets at your convenience. Betting on the horses has never been easier, so don’t waste any more time struggling to work out how to take part in the Caulfield Cup as a punter. With these handy Caulfield Cup tips, this year’s race will be a walk in the park for you.