Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes

2019 Ladbrokes Stakes Results

  • 1st: #11 Cape Of Good Hope
  • 2nd: #1 Black Heart Bart
  • 3rd: #6 Harlem



The Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes (previously known as the Yalumba Stakes and Caulfield Stakes) is a Group 1 weight-for-age race held at Caulfield Racecourse on a Saturday in early – mid October. Run over a distance of 2000m, the race attracts a great group of quality stayers eager to win a share of the $1 million in prize money on offer in the Ladbrokes.com.au sponsored event.

The Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes takes place on Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Day with three other major Group 1 races – the Caulfield Guineas (1600m), Thousand Guineas (1600m) and the Toorak Handicap (1600m) all contested over a mile. The event is also regarded as a great lead up race to the Caulfield Cup and the Ladbrokes Cox Plate. Winx (2016) was the last horse to complete the Caulfield Stakes – Cox Plate double.

Before the mighty Winx, the last Cox Plate winner to come off a run in the Caulfield Stakes was Ocean Park (2012) who also completed the double, while Mongolian Khan (3rd in 2015) backed up from his Caulfield Stakes place to win the Caulfield Cup over a mile and a half at the track next start.

Recently the 2018 Ladbrokes Stakes winner Benbatl went on to run second to historic four-time champion Winx in the $5 million Cox Plate. Humidor meanwhile ran third in both the Ladbrokes Stakes and Cox Plate in 2018 further franking the form.

This year’s Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes ran on Saturday October 12, 2019 and was won in an upset by the Lindsay Park-trained import Cape Of Good Hope. 

Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes
Date: Saturday October 12, 2019
Track: Caulfield Racecourse
Distance: 2000m
Race Type: 3YO+ Weight-For-Age
Status: Group 1
Prize Money: $1 million

2019 Ladbrokes Stakes Results

  • 1st: #11 Cape Of Good Hope
  • 2nd: #1 Black Heart Bart
  • 3rd: #6 Harlem

There was an upset in the Ladbrokes Stakes 2019 Results with the Lindsay Park-trained import Cape Of Good Hope ($21) rewarding his connections with a narrow victory over the gallant Black Heart Bart ($21). Adding even further value to the high-paying Ladbrokes Stakes trifecta was the third placing of the winner’s stablemate, Harlem ($26), who narrowly beat home the race favourite Avilius ($2.05).

Read more on the 2019 Ladbrokes Stakes win by Cox Plate-bound Cape Of Good Hope.

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Barrier Weight SP
1 11 CAPE OF GOOD HOPE (IRE) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Mark Zahra 6 56.5kg $21
2 1 BLACK HEART BART Lindsey Smith Brad Rawiller 0.1L 8 59kg $21
3 6 HARLEM (GB) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Dwayne Dunn 1.6L 5 59kg $26
4 5 AVILIUS (GB) James Cummings Kerrin McEvoy 1.7L 7 59kg $2.05F
5 3 HUMIDOR (NZ) Ciaron Maher & David Eustace John Allen 1.8L 4 59kg $19
6 7 HOMESMAN (USA) Liam Howley Ben Melham 1.9L 2 59kg $4.40
7 2 GAILO CHOP (FR) Matthew Williams Damien Oliver 2.1L 1 59kg $9
8 4 SUZUKA DEVIOUS (JPN) Mitsuru Hashida Michael Dee 3.85L 3 59kg $51
9 9 DREAM CASTLE (GB) Saeed Bin Suroor Patrick Cosgrave 5.35L 9 59kg $16
10 8 GATTING Darren Mcauliffe Jamie Kah 6.1L 10 59kg $20
10 DANCETERIA (FR) David Menuisier Jamie Spencer 0

Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes Betting Odds

The latest Caulfield Stakes 2019 betting markets from the race sponsor Ladbrokes.com.au will be listed below complete with links for you to back your Caulfield Stakes tips this spring.

2019 Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes Field

The Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes field attracts a strong line-up of quality weight-for-age types that are often looking ahead to a run in the Cox Plate field in a fortnight’s time. Runners in the Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes field may come off a lead-up run in the Group 1 Underwood Stakes (1800m), a double most recently completed by Ocean Park (2012).

The 2019 Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes field will be released by Racing Victoria on the Wednesday of race week and detailed in full below.

The Ladbrokes Stakes 2019 field features a class line-up of 11 hopefuls including 100/1 Underwood Stakes winner last time out Black Heart Bart, the beaten favourite that day out to bounce back Homesman and Godolphin’s last start George Main Stakes winner Avilius having his first start in Melbourne for the spring.

Read more on the 2019 Ladbrokes Stakes Field & Odds led by Avilius.

Update: Last start Group 1 winner in Germany Danceteria (8) has been scratched from the Ladbrokes Stakes field after failing to pass a vet check. The raider will now head straight to the Cox Plate without a lead-up run down under.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp. Rating
1 496870×801 BLACK HEART BART Lindsey Smith Brad Rawiller 9 59kg 113
2 x112142x03 GAILO CHOP (FR) Matthew Williams Damien Oliver 1 59kg 112
3 817333×000 HUMIDOR (NZ) Ciaron Maher & David Eustace John Allen 4 59kg 112
4 508x80x10x SUZUKA DEVIOUS (JPN) Mitsuru Hashida Michael Dee 3 59kg 105
5 x11511x421 AVILIUS (GB) James Cummings Kerrin McEvoy 7 59kg 118
6 9x4719x006 HARLEM (GB) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Dwayne Dunn 5 59kg 109
7 16x2172x12 HOMESMAN (USA) Liam Howley Ben Melham 2 59kg 112
8 25×5122515 GATTING Darren Mcauliffe Jamie Kah 11 59kg 112
9 50x111050x DREAM CASTLE (GB) Saeed Bin Suroor Patrick Cosgrave 10 59kg 110
10 594x13141x DANCETERIA (FR) David Menuisier Jamie Spencer 8 59kg 111
11 2x3x14083x CAPE OF GOOD HOPE (IRE) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Mark Zahra 6 56.5kg 100

Caulfield Stakes History

First raced in 1886 when Isonomy won the 9 furlong event, the Caulfield Stakes was renamed the Yalumba Stakes in 1997 and remained as such for several years before reverting. The Caulfield Stakes became a Group 1 event in 1979 and has a record of wins by more mature horses. Only one three year old colt has managed to win the race, which was Mighty Kingdom in 1979. There is yet to be a three year old filly that can win the Caulfield Stakes.

Caulfield Stakes Records

Until super star Winx in 2016, Tranquil Star was the only mare to win the Caulfield Stakes and Cox Plate double back in 1942. The Caulfield Stakes has been in three consecutive years by two horses, Eurythmic in 1920-1922 and Winfreux in 1964-1967. Rising Fast’s 1954 spring racing campaign is unmatched with wins in the Caulfield Stakes, Melbourne Cup, Turnbull Stakes, Mackinnon Stakes and Queen Elizabeth Stakes. Notable recent Caulfield Stakes winners include Lonhro (2002-03), So You Think (2010), Criterion (2015) and Winx (2016) who faced just two rivals for her success.

Caulfield Stakes Results

The Caulfield Stakes winners and winning times since 2000 are shown below.

Year Place Horse Time
2019 Caulfield Stakes 1st Cape Of Good Hope 2 minutes 02.51 seconds
2nd Black Heart Bart
3rd Harlem
2018 Caulfield Stakes 1st Benbatl 2 minutes 0.84 seconds
2nd Blair House
3rd Humidor
2017 Caulfield Stakes 1st Gailo Chop 2 minutes 2.17 seconds
2nd Johannes Vermeer
3rd Jon Snow
2016 Caulfield Stakes 1st Winx 2 minutes 03.4 seconds
2nd Black Heart Bart
3rd He Or She
2015 Caulfield Stakes 1st Criterion 2 minutes 02.02
2nd Happy Trails
3rd Mongolian Khan
2014 Caulfield Stakes 1st Fawkner 2 minutes 1.68 seconds
2nd Criterion
3rd Side Glance
2013 Caulfield Stakes 1st Atlantic Jewel 2 minutes 3.99 seconds
2nd Foreteller
3rd Super Cool
2012 Caulfield Stakes 1st Ocean Park 2 minutes 4.7 seconds
2nd Alcopop
3rd Sincero
2011 Caulfield Stakes 1st Descarado 2 minutes 2.50 seconds
2nd Avienus
3rd Lights Of Heaven
2010 Yalumba Stakes 1st So You Think 2 minutes 2.45 seconds
2nd Alcopop
3rd Whobegotyou
2009 Yalumba Stakes 1st Whobegotyou 2 minutes 1.57 seconds
2nd Heart Of Dreams
3rd Vision And Power
2008 Yalumba Stakes 1st Douro Valley 2 minutes 4.3 seconds
2nd Pompeii Ruler
3rd Guillotine
2007 Yalumba Stakes 1st Maldivian 2 minutes 1.9 seconds
2nd Miss Finland
3rd Anamato
2006 Yalumba Stakes 1st Casual Pass 2 minutes 2.6 seconds
2nd Pompeii Ruler
3rd El Segundo
2005 Yalumba Stakes 1st El Segundo 2 minutes 4.8 seconds
2nd Fields Of Omagh
3rd Confectioner
2004 Yalumba Stakes 1st Mummify 2 minutes 3.2 seconds
2nd Grand Armee
3rd Starcraft
2003 Yalumba Stakes 1st Lonhro 2 minutes 2.3 seconds
2nd Mummify
3rd Defier
2002 Yalumba Stakes 1st Lonhro 2 minutes 0.6 seconds
2nd Sunline
3rd Ustinov
2001 Yalumba Stakes 1st Northerly 2 minutes 2.5 seconds
2nd Shogun Lodge
3rd Ethereal
2000 Yalumba Stakes 1st Sky Heights 2 minutes 3.6 seconds
2nd Shogun Lodge
3rd Tie The Knot

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