Caulfield Guineas

The Caulfield Guineas is the premier classic mile race for three-year-olds in Victoria. The feature Group 1 race on Caulfield Guineas Day at Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne, punters and fans alike can witness racing's future champions. The 2014 Caulfield Guineas will be run on Saturday October 11, 2014.

Caulfield Guineas News

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The Caulfield Guineas 2014 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.

2014 Caulfield Guineas
Date: Saturday 11 October 2014
Track: Caulfield Racecourse
Distance: 1600m
Race Type: 3YO Open Set Weight
Status: Group 1
Prizemoney: $1,000,000

Caulfield Guineas 2014 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 2014 Caulfield Guineas field will be posted here as soon as it is available.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 2x11311x16 OUR VESPA (NZ) Johno Benner Craig Williams 14 56.5kg 92
2 1x11x941 ALMALAD Gai Waterhouse Tommy Berry 13 56.5kg 98
3 3×111 RICH ENUFF Ken Keys Michael Rodd 10 56.5kg 96
4 11×8231 SHOOTING TO WIN Peter & Paul Snowden James McDonald 8 56.5kg 99
5 49152×5777 ZULULAND David Hayes & Tom Dabernig Damien Oliver 5 56.5kg 82
6 2138×126 CHIVALRY Mark Kavanagh Glen Boss 12 56.5kg 84
7 1x233x22 LOOKS LIKE THE CAT Tony Gollan Damian Browne 9 56.5kg 86
8 13x263x203 KUMAON John O’Shea Kerrin McEvoy 2 56.5kg 82
9 11×41 MERION (NZ) Michael Moroney Steven Arnold 4 56.5kg 82
10 1×042 MOONOVERMANHATTAN Mick Price Craig Newitt 7 56.5kg 78
11 8116×22568 STINGRAY John Moloney Mark Zahra 11 56.5kg 73
12 4x2011x320 LUCKY TOM Harold Norman Rikki Jamieson (a) 6 56.5kg 73
13 213×39 ZEBULON (NZ) Peter Morgan & Craig Widdison Stephen Baster 1 56.5kg 70
14 7x144x4047 WANDJINA Gai Waterhouse Dwayne Dunn 5 56.5kg 71

2014 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.

Year Place Horse Time
2015
Caulfield Guineas
1st TBD TBD
2nd TBD
3rd TBD
2014
Caulfield Guineas
1st Shooting To Win 1 minute 35.58 seconds
2nd Rich Enuff
3rd Wandjina
2013
Caulfield Guineas
1st Long John 1 minute 36.73 seconds
2nd Divine Calling
3rd Shamus Award
2012
Caulfield Guineas
1st All Too Hard 1 minute 36.05 seconds
2nd Pierro
3rd Epaulette
2011
Caulfield Guineas
1st Helmet 1 minute 35.36 seconds
2nd Manawanui
3rd Huegill
2010
Caulfield Guineas
1st Anacheeva 1 minute 37.01 seconds
2nd Run For Levi
3rd Masquerader
2009
Caulfield Guineas
1st Starspangledbanner 1 minute 35.69 seconds
2nd Carrara
3rd Manhattan Rain
2008
Caulfield Guineas
1st Whobegotyou 1 minute 36.4 seconds
2nd Time Thief
3rd Von Costa De Hero
2007
Caulfield Guineas
1st Weekend Hussler 1 minute 36.4 seconds
2nd Scenic Blast
3rd Marching
2006
Caulfield Guineas
1st Wonderful World 1 minute 35.9 seconds
2nd Excites
3rd Court Command
2005
Caulfield Guineas
1st Gods Own 1 minute 37.6 seconds
2nd Paratroopers
3rd Primus
2004
Caulfield Guineas
1st Econsul 1 minute 38 seconds
2nd Barely A Moment
3rd Under Command
2003
Caulfield Guineas
1st In Top Swing 1 minute 36 seconds
2nd Face Value
3rd Kempinsky
2002
Caulfield Guineas
1st Helenus 1 minute 35.4 seconds
2nd Bel Espirit
3rd Choisir
2001
Caulfield Guineas
1st Lonhro 1 minute 36.7 seconds
2nd Ustinov
3rd Pure Theatre
2000
Caulfield Guineas
1st Show A Heart 1 minute 35.8 seconds
2nd Fubu
3rd Sale Of Century