The Caulfield Guineas 2015 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 a massive day of Group 1 races alongside the Toorak Handicap (1600m), Yalumba Stakes (2000m) (aka Caulfield Stakes), and Thousand Guineas (1600m).
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.
|2015 Caulfield Guineas|
|Date:||Saturday 10 October 2015|
|Race Type:||3YO Open Set Weight|
Caulfield Guineas 2015 Field
The Caulfield Guineas field is usually comprised of some of the top three year old talents in the country. The Caulfield Guineas field is always extremely competitive. It’s little wonder that with $1 million prize money and Group 1 glory at stake, the fight for entry into the Caulfield Guineas field is always hectic.
The 2015 Caulfield Guineas field will be posted here as soon as it is available.
2015 Caulfield Guineas Nominations
The Caulfield Guineas nominations attract huge numbers every year. Because the race is steeped in glory (and prize money) a huge number of trainers enter their horses into the Caulfield Guineas nominations as soon as they open. Click through for the full list of Caulfield Guineas nominations and acceptances.
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. The Caulfield Guineas traditionally occupies the second Saturday in October and is the first day in the Caulfield Cup carnival. Several renowned Australian Racing Hall of Fame inductees have won or placed in the race throughout the years, including Lonhro, Tulloch and Ajax II.
Caulfield Guineas Winners
Caulfield Guineas results and winning times since 2000 are listed below.
|1st||Shooting To Win||1 minute 35.58 seconds|
|1st||Long John||1 minute 36.73 seconds|
|1st||All Too Hard||1 minute 36.05 seconds|
|1st||Helmet||1 minute 35.36 seconds|
|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|