Caulfield Guineas Day offers a great line up of racing action. Running on the second Saturday in October it is one of the top meetings of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival and is held one week before Caulfield Cup Day.
The Caulfield Guineas Day card at Caulfield Racecourse is a bumper 10-race line-up and every single race on the program holds Black-Type status.
The day’s namesake race is obviously the $1 million Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m) for three-year-old milers. The fillies’ equivalent also run on Caulfield Guineas Day is the $500,000 Group 1 Thousand Guineas (1600m). A
A further two other elite level spring features are on the card with the milers facing off in the $500,000 Group 1 Toorak Handicap (1600m) and possible Caulfield Cup types for the following weekend running in the $600,000 Group 1 Caulfield Stakes (2000m).
2016 Caulfield Guineas Day
2016 Caulfield Guineas Day is set to light up Caulfield Racecourse on Saturday October 8.
Caulfield Guineas Day nominations close on October 3, 2016 followed by the final acceptances and fields out on October 5.
Caulfield Guineas and Thousand Guineas nominations however are taken earlier in August followed by a number of subsequent acceptance stages.
The best Caulfield Guineas Day betting markets on all the races are available each spring at Ladbrokes.com.au who also offer top all-in Caulfield Guineas and Thousand Guineas odds for punters wanting to make early selections on the three-years-old classics.
Caulfield Guineas Day Races
$1 million Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m)
$500,000 Group 1 Thousand Guineas (1600m)
$600,000 Group 1 Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes (2000m)
$500,000 Group 1 Toorak Handicap (1600m)
$400,000 Group 2 Ladbrokes Herbert Power Stakes (2400m)
$400,000 Group 2 Schillaci Stakes (1100m)
$150,000 Group 3 Thoroughbred Club Stakes (1200m)
$150,000 Group 3 Cape Grim Beef Steaks (1200m)
$120,000 Listed Inglis Debutant Stakes (1000m)
$120,000 Listed Weekend Hussler Stakes (1400m)