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 2015 Caulfield Guineas will be run on Saturday October 10, 2015.

Caulfield Guineas News

Australian Guineas The Long-Term Target For Lizard Island

Australian Guineas The Long-Term Target For Lizard Island

The 2016 Australian Guineas is the long-term goal for Lizard Island, but trainer Pat Hyland has revealed that he would not hesitate to send the talented colt to Sydney for the 2016 Royal Randwick Guineas.

Lizard Island finished a close second behind Sacerd Eye in the 2015 Ladbrokes Caulfield Classic. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

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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 Results

  • 1st: Press Statement
  • 2nd: Lizard Island
  • 3rd: Ready For Victory
2015 Caulfield Guineas
Date: Saturday 10 October 2015
Track: Caulfield Racecourse
Distance: 1600m
Race Type: 3YO Open Set Weight
Status: Group 1
Prizemoney: $1,000,000

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.

No Last 10 Horse Sex Age Trainer Ballot Weight Hcp Rating
1 413211 BON AURUM C 3 Ciaron Maher 1 56.5kg 82
2 111×251 PRESS STATEMENT C 3 Chris Waller 2 56.5kg 95
3 423826×355 ODYSSEY MOON C 3 Rodney Northam 3 56.5kg 77
4 147×239 READY FOR VICTORY C 3 Mick Price 4 56.5kg 77
5 6x22x4143 RAGEESE C 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 5 56.5kg 80
6 2x131x43 DAL CIELO (NZ) C 3 Murray Baker 6 56.5kg 77
7 171 SOVEREIGN NATION C 3 David Hayes & Tom Dabernig 7 56.5kg 76
8 321×172 SHARDS C 3 John O’Shea 8 56.5kg 80
9 51×188 LAST BULLET C 3 John Hyam 9 56.5kg 73
10 15×1 BASSETT (NZ) G 3 Peter G Moody 10 56.5kg 75
11 311 TARZINO (NZ) C 3 Mick Price 11 56.5kg 69
12 0x116 KENTUCKY FLYER C 3 Robbie Laing 12 56.5kg 69
13 3×162 TULSA G 3 Michael Moroney 13 56.5kg 72
14 22×6321 LIZARD ISLAND C 3 Pat Hyland 14 56.5kg 69
15 1×1194 SNOOPY C 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 15 56.5kg 73
16 6341×283 MORE THAN MOST C 3 David Hayes & Tom Dabernig 16 56.5kg 64
17 1×716 MR INDIVIDUAL Super Vobis Bonus Scheme C 3 Leon & Troy Corstens 17 56.5kg 68

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
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2nd TBD
3rd TBD
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1st Press Statement 1 minute 36.47 seconds
2nd Lizard Island
3rd Ready For Victory
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1st Shooting To Win 1 minute 35.58 seconds
2nd Rich Enuff
3rd Wandjina
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1st Long John 1 minute 36.73 seconds
2nd Divine Calling
3rd Shamus Award
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1st All Too Hard 1 minute 36.05 seconds
2nd Pierro
3rd Epaulette
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1st Helmet 1 minute 35.36 seconds
2nd Manawanui
3rd Huegill
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1st Anacheeva 1 minute 37.01 seconds
2nd Run For Levi
3rd Masquerader
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1st Starspangledbanner 1 minute 35.69 seconds
2nd Carrara
3rd Manhattan Rain
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1st Whobegotyou 1 minute 36.4 seconds
2nd Time Thief
3rd Von Costa De Hero
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1st Weekend Hussler 1 minute 36.4 seconds
2nd Scenic Blast
3rd Marching
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1st Wonderful World 1 minute 35.9 seconds
2nd Excites
3rd Court Command
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1st Gods Own 1 minute 37.6 seconds
2nd Paratroopers
3rd Primus
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1st Econsul 1 minute 38 seconds
2nd Barely A Moment
3rd Under Command
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1st In Top Swing 1 minute 36 seconds
2nd Face Value
3rd Kempinsky
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1st Helenus 1 minute 35.4 seconds
2nd Bel Espirit
3rd Choisir
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1st Lonhro 1 minute 36.7 seconds
2nd Ustinov
3rd Pure Theatre
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1st Show A Heart 1 minute 35.8 seconds
2nd Fubu
3rd Sale Of Century