Each Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival early Caulfield Guineas odds are available weeks and even months ahead of the $1 million Group 1 mile showdown for three-year-olds held in early October. Pre-nomination Caulfield Guineas odds give punters the chance to lock in early and generous prices on their selections for the classic.
Once the Caulfield Guineas field is released the week of the race, Caulfield Guineas betting odds firm dramatically but waiting for these is a more secure option.
Favourites in the Caulfield Guineas odds have a good recent strike rate with three of the five winners from 2011 – 2015 jumping as the punters’ pick in the markets.
Early Caulfield Guineas Odds
The early Caulfield Guineas odds are offered on likely nominees for the 1600m feature and open at bookmakers around the country well before Caulfield Guineas Day.
Early Caulfield Guineas betting is determined by the previous campaign form of the rising three-year-olds and how well they performed as a two-year-old in features like the Golden Slipper Stakes.
Once Caulfield Guineas Day approaches and the three-year-olds kick off their spring campaigns the Caulfield Guineas betting markets change-up depending on the results of lead-up races like the Caulfield Guineas Prelude that has produced plenty of Caulfield Guineas winners over the years.
The Caulfield Guineas field announcement the Tuesday before the race then sees Caulfield Guineas odds firm further on runners that draw well and on those confirmed starters in the million dollar feature who have previous winning form for the season, ability over 1400m – 1600m and past Group 1 race experience.
Caulfield Guineas Tote Odds
The final Caulfield Guineas odds come out with the tote odds on the day of the race. These are also the shortest odds on outright win bets
Australia has a few different totes, and online bookies like Ladbrokes.com.au make the most of this with special offers on their final Caulfield Guineas odds. Depending on the sportsbook, you can be guaranteed the best Caulfield Guineas tote odds out of all totalisators, the best out of 3 of them, or be guaranteed at least the second best tote odds.
Caulfield Guineas Odds on Exotic Bets
If you miss out on the long early Caulfield Guineas odds, then you can still get a big payout by going with exotic bet types. The odds offered on quinellas, exactas and trifectas can be incredibly high and mean payouts of hundreds or thousands of dollars per dollar wagered. These exotic Caulfield Guineas betting options are always the hardest to pick accurately, but the epic payouts make up for it.