As Caulfield Cup Day approaches there will be plenty of 2016 Caulfield Cup tips coming from many different sources. 2016 Caulfield Cup tips tailored to experienced punters passed out by professional bookmakers and handicappers can be especially confusing for the casual bettor, and often the jargon and codes can leave you more clueless rather than better informed.
However, there are some 2016 Caulfield Cup tips that will make sense even to the most inexperienced of punters. We have put together useful, bite-sized information that will help you make better decisions when it comes to placing your 2016 Caulfield Cup bets. For the latest Caulfield Cup tips, keep an eye on our racing news section.
2016 Caulfield Cup Tips
As the 2016 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.
2016 Caulfield Cup Betting Tips
1st: #2 Our Ivanhowe (Bet on Our Ivanhowe now): This Lee & Anthony Freedman-trained import is at juicy odds to score an upset Caulfield Cup result and go two better than his third in the race last year. It’s an even Caulfield Cup field in 2016 without a genuine standout, and this horse can improve sharply off his lead-up run and win going up just a half-kilo from his weight last year and with a Group 1 Doomben Cup win achieved in the meantime.
2nd: #11 Jameka (Bet on Jameka now): Jameka heads the Caulfield Cup odds and is the clear favourite. She has definite claims to hand trainer Ciaron Maher his first Caulfield Cup trophy getting out over these metres as she won the Crown Oaks this time last year over 2500m. Is well-weighted getting in on 52.5kg and Nicholas Hall rides.
3rd: #12 Real Love (Bet on Real Love now): Darren Weir won the Melbourne Cup last year and chases the Caulfield Cup victory this season with former Perth Cup winning mare over the distance Real Love who gets in on 52.5kg and comes off a JRA Cup win at Moonee Valley.
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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 including the Group 1 Caulfield Stakes held a week earlier at the same track and the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes (2000m) run at Flemington at the start of October. From 2009 – 2015 the Turnbull Stakes produced four Caulfield Cup winners, most recently Fawkner (3rd) in 2013.
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 – 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.
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.