The Group 2 2016 Caulfield Sprint is held at Melbourne’s Caulfield Racecourse on the same day as the $3 million Caulfield Cup. The 1000m open handicap offers $200,000 in prize money and is regarded as having the most competitive field of sprinters in all 1000m to 1200m races in the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.
The 2016 Caulfield Sprint will be part of Caulfield Cup Day on Saturday October 15, 2016.
|Date:||October 15, 2016|
|Race Type:||Open Handicap|
2016 Caulfield Sprint Betting Odds
The latest Caulfield Sprint 2016 betting markets are listed below complete with links to the Caulfield Sprint odds at Ladbrokes.com.au for you to lock in your 2016 Caulfield Sprint tips at the right price this Caulfield Cup Day.
2016 Caulfield Sprint Field
The Caulfield Sprint 2016 field and barriers were released on Wednesday October 12 and feature a star-studded line-up of 11 sprinters including five-time Group 1 winner Lankan Rupee and the in-form favourite Hellbent.
|#||Form (Last 10)||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Br.||Wgt.||Hcp. Rating|
|1||213x169x3x||LANKAN RUPEE||Mick Price||Craig Newitt||1||61kg||116|
|2||x130x154x2||OUR BOY MALACHI||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Dwayne Dunn||11||57kg||108|
|3||346x115x16||FAATINAH||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||Regan Bayliss (a)||10||54kg||102|
|4||x22126x113||WILD RAIN||Mark Kavanagh||Stephen Baster||3||54kg||106|
|5||821x0x1011||HELLBENT||Darren Weir||Craig Williams||7||53kg||96|
|6||419053524x||GRANE||Robbie Griffiths||Jye McNeil (a)||4||53kg||92|
|7||11x324314x||RUETTIGER (NZ)||Lee & Anthony Freedman||Damian Lane||5||53kg||91|
|8||x361179x12||VIDDORA||Lloyd Kennewell||Joe Bowditch||2||53kg||86|
|9||8x5315x6x4||TAKE PRIDE||Murray Johnson||Darren Gauci||6||53kg||82|
|10||72x720143x||ORUJO||Shawn Mathrick||Ms Jackie Beriman||9||53kg||80|
|11||31x60x8833||SUNDAY ESCAPE||Andrew Murray||Tommy Berry||8||53kg||78|
2016 Caulfield Sprint Nominations
The 2016 Caulfield Sprint nominations were taken on Monday October 10 by Racing Victoria (RV) and feature 18 hopefuls led by the in-form Hellbent.
|No||Last 10||Horse||Sex||Age||Trainer||Hcp Rating|
|1||112x1611x5||AUNTY MO||M||5||Brendan McCarthy||82|
|3||9425462223||EL PRADO GOLD||G||8||Ryan Balfour||75|
|4||346x115x16||FAATINAH||G||4||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||102|
|8||213x169x3x||LANKAN RUPEE||G||7||Mick Price||116|
|11||x130x154x2||OUR BOY MALACHI||G||8||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||108|
|12||5x2215x118||REDZEL||G||4||Peter & Paul Snowden||100|
|13||11x324314x||RUETTIGER (NZ)||G||5||Lee & Anthony Freedman||91|
|14||31x60x8833||SUNDAY ESCAPE||G||6||Andrew Murray||78|
|15||8x5315x6x4||TAKE PRIDE||M||4||Murray Johnson||82|
|16||3641x0548x||VEZALAY||M||5||Leon & Troy Corstens||95|
|18||x22126x113||WILD RAIN||M||5||Mark Kavanagh||106|
Caulfield Sprint History
First raced in 1983 and won by Bow Mistress, the Caulfield Sprint has undergone plenty of name changes since it was first recognized as the Racing Museum Sprint. Over the years the race has been known as the Brylcream Sprint, National Sprint Championship, Caulfield Sprint, Jupiter’s Casino Sprint, Conrad Jupiter’s Sprint, Schillaci Stakes, Mercedes-Benz Sprint, National Telecoms Group Sprint, Dodo Internet Sprint and now it is known as the Thai Airways International Sprint.
First recognised as a Listed race, the Caulfield Sprint then became a Group 3 event in 1993 and finally advanced to Group 2 status in 1999. The race has only had one double winner which was Toledo in 1997-98 and was won with the fastest recorded time by Jet Spur in 2005 with 1 minute 2.1 seconds. The slowest winning time was recorded by 1992 winner Tanjian Prince with 1 minute 6.2 seconds.
The Caulfield Sprint was contested over 1000m for 2015 giving to a quicker winning time (57.45 seconds) and was a dead heat for first for the second time in as many years.
Caulfield Sprint results and winning times since 2000 are listed below.
Caulfield Sprint Results
|2016Caulfield Sprint||1st||Our Boy Malachi||57.72 seconds|
|2015Caulfield Sprint||=1st||Lumosty||57.45 seconds|
|3rd||Ball Of Muscle|
|2014Caulfield Sprint||=1st||Miracles Of Life||1 minute 4.4 seconds|
|2013Caulfield Sprint||1st||Spirit Of Boom||1 minute 4.7 seconds|
|3rd||Ready To Rip|
|2012Caulfield Sprint||1st||Howmuchdoyouloveme||1 minute 3.16 seconds|
|2011Caulfield Sprint||1st||Sepoy||1 minute 3.11 seconds|
|3rd||Mid Summer Music|
|2010Caulfield Sprint||1st||Set For Fame||1 minute 5.42 seconds|
|2009Caulfield Sprint||1st||First Command||1 minute 4.2 seconds|
|2008Caulfield Sprint||1st||Sunburnt Land||1 minute 3.6 seconds|
|2007Caulfield Sprint||1st||Tesbury Jack||1 minute 2.5 seconds|
|3rd||Let Go Thommo|
|2006Caulfield Sprint||1st||Biscayne Bay||1 minute 2.4 seconds|
|2005Caulfield Sprint||1st||Jet Spur||1 minute 2.1 seconds|
|2nd||Dance The Waves|
|2004Caulfield Sprint||1st||Leilando||1 minute 4 seconds|
|2003Caulfield Sprint||1st||Blur||1 minute 3.5 seconds|
|2002Caulfield Sprint||1st||Rubitano||1 minute 3 seconds|
|2001Caulfield Sprint||1st||Windigo||1 minute 4 seconds|
|2000Caulfield Sprint||1st||Camena||1 minute 2.4 seconds|