The Caulfield Guineas 2013 is a Group 1 set weight race held on the first day of the Caulfield Spring Racing Carnival. Offering over $1 million in prize money, the 1600m race attracts the best three year olds from around the country. Held in October, the race is featured on the same day as the Yalumba Stakes and the Toorak Handicap.
As a set weight race, colts and geldings are required to carry 55.5kg while fillies must carry 53.5kg. The Caulfield Guineas is regarded as a good lead-up race to WS Cox Plate however has failed to prepare horses for the Caulfield Cup or Melbourne Cup.
|2013 Caulfield Guineas|
|Date:||Saturday 12 October 2013|
|Race Type:||3YO Open Set Weight|
Caulfield Guineas Prize Money
- 1st Place: $600,000 & $8000 in trophies
- 2nd Place: $180,000
- 3rd Place: $90,000
- 4th Place: $45,000
- 5th Place: $25,000
- 6th Place: $20,000
- 7th Place: $20,000
- 8th Place: $20,000
Caulfield Guineas History
First run in 1881 when Wheatear won, the Caulfield Guineas was run at Flemington Racecourse briefly between 1940 and 1943.
Caulfield Guineas Winners
Winners of the Caulfield Guineas from the last 10 years.
|1st||Anacheeva||1 minute 37.01 seconds|
|2nd||Run For Levi|
|1st||Starspangledbanner||1 minute 35.69 seconds|
|1st||Whobegotyou||1 minute 36.4 seconds|
|3rd||Von Costa De Hero|
|1st||Weekend Hussler||1 minute 36.4 seconds|
|1st||Wonderful World||1 minute 35.9 seconds|
|1st||Gods Own||1 minute 37.6 seconds|
|1st||Econsul||1 minute 38 seconds|
|2nd||Barely A Moment|
|1st||In Top Swing||1 minute 36 seconds|
|1st||Helenus||1 minute 35.4 seconds|
|1st||Lonhro||1 minute 36.7 seconds|
|1st||Show A Heart||1 minute 35.8 seconds|
|3rd||Sale Of Century|