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The Listed Caloundra Cup is 2400m feature held at the Sunshine Coast during the later stages of the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival.
2017 Caloundra Cup Results
- 1st: Supply And Demand
- 2nd: My Diamantine
- 3rd: War Baby
Caloundra Cup News
The Caloundra Cup is one of the most popular non-Group races in Queensland. Hosted the weekend following Tattersall’s Tiara Day, the Caloundra Cup draws crowds from Brisbane and other major metropolitan areas for an exciting day of regional racing at the Sunshine Coast.
Raced over 2400m under quality handicap conditions, with a minimum weight of 54kg, the Caloundra Cup pays a total of $175,000, impressive for its Listed status. It is the feature event of the day, exceeding the prominence of the Group 3 Sunshine Coast Guineas, a mile event run under set weight conditions for three year olds, paying $125,000 prize money. Also held on the day is the Glasshouse Handicap, a $175,000 quality handicap sprint raced across 1400m.
Races on Caloundra Cup Day can be quite a lot of fun for punters, as the form of most runners is well established following the Brisbane Winter Racing Carnival. Horses usually contest the Caloundra City Cup as part of the end of their winter campaign, in search of a final black-type run before retiring for the winter break or stepping up to two miles for the Listed Queensland Cup (3200m) a fortnight later.
The 2017 Caloundra Cup ran on Saturday July 1, 2017 at Sunshine Coast Racecourse.
|Caloundra City Cup|
|Date:||Saturday July 1, 2017|
|Track:||Sunshine Coast Racecourse|
2017 Caloundra Cup Results
- 1st: #3 Supply And Demand
- 2nd: #6 My Diamantine
- 3rd: #7 War Baby
Check out the full Caloundra Cup 2017 Results & Finishing Order below, the race won by the Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott-trained in-form Sydney visitor Supply And Demand after a gutsy up-front ride from jockey Josh Parr. Supply And Demand made it three wins on the trot, beating home the Brian Smith-trained My Diamantine by a length and a quarter, while the in-form mare War Baby ran a brave third on the back of her third in the Group 3 Tattersall’s Cup (2200m) at Doomben the Saturday before.
|1||3||SUPPLY AND DEMAND||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||Joshua Parr||–||9||55.5kg||$3.80|
|2||6||MY DIAMANTINE (NZ)||Brian Smith||Jeff Lloyd||1.3L||4||54kg||$12|
|3||7||WAR BABY||Kelvin Hickmott||Larry Cassidy||2.1L||2||54kg||$15|
|4||8||PARAGON||John Sargent||Jim Byrne||4.9L||6||54kg||$41|
|5||5||EMERALD CITY||David Vandyke||Paul Hammersley||5L||1||54kg||$31|
|6||1||BENZINI||Adrian & Harry Bull||Kelly McCulloch||5.2L||11||59.5kg||$6.50|
|7||4||NEVERLAND||Darren Weir||Jye McNeil||5.3L||12||54kg||$5.50|
|8||9||TEARS OF JOY||Toby Edmonds||Ronnie Stewart||8.3L||3||54kg||$101|
|9||12||CHOYSA (NZ)||Wayne Walters||Ms Kate Walters||10.6L||7||54kg||$31|
|10||11||I FEEL GOOD||John Symons & Sheila Laxon||Micheal Hellyer||11.4L||5||54kg||$91|
|11||2||SELF SENSE||David Brideoake||Michael Cahill||12.4L||8||56kg||$3.50F|
|12||10||VIVA ESPANA (NZ)||Wayne Walters||Robbie Fradd||14.9L||10||54kg||$151|
2017 Caloundra Cup Odds
The best winter racing odds on the Caloundra Cup 2017 including Caloundra Cup betting market links to Ladbrokes.com.au will be provided below the week of the race.
2017 Caloundra Cup Field
The Caloundra Cup Field attracts a quality line-up of winter stayers from both Queensland and interstate stables. Horses contesting the Caloundra Cup field may have had a lead-up winter run in a race like the Listed Ipswich Cup (2150m) run a fortnight earlier or even the Group 3 Tattersall’s Cup the weekend prior.
The official 2017 Caloundra Cup Final Field & Barriers are set for release the Wednesday of race week and will be available in full below.
The 2017 Caloundra Cup Field attracted just a dozen stayers this winter with last year’s Brisbane Cup winner Benzini charged with carrying the 59.5kg top weight. Runaway Ipswich Cup winner Self Sense rises two kilos to 56kg chasing the Cups double, while last weekend’s Tatt’s Cup placed mare War Baby is in gate two on the 54kg minimum.
|#||Form (Last 10)||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Br.||Wgt.||Hcp. Rating|
|1||6256×23442||BENZINI||Adrian & Harry Bull||Kelly McCulloch||11||59.5kg||103|
|2||x668564301||SELF SENSE||David Brideoake||Michael Cahill||8||56kg||96|
|3||9×25135211||SUPPLY AND DEMAND||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||Joshua Parr||9||55.5kg||95|
|4||80582×6456||NEVERLAND||Darren Weir||Jye McNeil||12||54kg||95|
|5||11114×9620||EMERALD CITY||David Vandyke||TBA||1||54kg||90|
|6||422×025094||MY DIAMANTINE (NZ)||Brian Smith||Jeff Lloyd||4||54kg||83|
|7||6203418313||WAR BABY||Kelvin Hickmott||Larry Cassidy||2||54kg||78|
|8||6287223494||PARAGON||John Sargent||Jim Byrne||6||54kg||75|
|9||22878×5900||TEARS OF JOY||Toby Edmonds||TBA||3||54kg||74|
|10||24413459×4||VIVA ESPANA (NZ)||Wayne Walters||TBA||10||54kg||73|
|11||3415575612||I FEEL GOOD||John Symons & Sheila Laxon||Micheal Hellyer||5||54kg||69|
|12||3555715415||CHOYSA (NZ)||Wayne Walters||Ms Kate Walters||7||54kg||68|
2017 Caloundra Cup Nominations
The Caloundra Cup 2017 Nominations are taken the Monday of race week by Racing Queensland and will be provided in full below once announced.
The 2017 Caloundra Cup Nominations drew just 15 early entries and are extended until 9am (AEST) 27/06/2017. Of the original entries standouts include the Ipswich Cup winner Self Sense and runner-up in the same lead-up Benzini.
|#||Form (Last 10)||Horse||Sex||Age||Trainer||Hcp. Rating|
|1||153×080605||ARALDO JUNIOR (GER)||G||6||Michael Moroney||–|
|2||6256×23442||BENZINI||G||7||Adrian & Harry Bull||103|
|3||3555715415||CHOYSA (NZ)||G||6||Wayne Walters||68|
|4||11114×9620||EMERALD CITY||G||6||David Vandyke||90|
|5||3415575612||I FEEL GOOD||G||8||John Symons & Sheila Laxon||69|
|6||00×6053087||MISTER IMPATIENCE (GB)||G||7||Michael Moroney||–|
|7||422×025094||MY DIAMANTINE (NZ)||M||6||Brian Smith||83|
|11||x668564301||SELF SENSE||G||6||David Brideoake||96|
|12||9×25135211||SUPPLY AND DEMAND||G||4||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||–|
|13||22878×5900||TEARS OF JOY||M||5||Toby Edmonds||74|
|14||24413459×4||VIVA ESPANA (NZ)||M||6||Wayne Walters||73|
|15||6203418313||WAR BABY||M||5||Kelvin Hickmott||78|
Caloundra City Cup History
The Caloundra City Cup has a relatively short history in comparison to many other Cup events. The race was first held on the Sunshine Coast Turf Club’s Opening Day on July 25th, 1985, which coincided with the launch of the new racecourse. Initially named the Sunshine Coast Daily Cup, the inaugural edition of the race paid a total of $25,000. The history of the Caloundra City Cup is intertwined with that of Sunshine Coast Racecourse, the first major Queensland track built outside of metropolitan Brisbane in the preceding half century and the first to boast a synthetic surface, the “Cushion Track”.
The race today boasts an impressive following and a well-structured race day to be a feature of Caloundra Cup Day is held on the premier Sunshine Coast racing weekend.
Recent Caloundra Cup Results
The Caloundra Cup results going back to 2000 are detailed below.
|2017||Supply And Demand||J. Parr||G. Waterhouse & A. Bott||2:32.79|
|2016||Amexed||R. Fradd||T. Gollan||2:33.38|
|2015||Index Linked||D. Browne||C. Waller||2:29.15|
|2014||Brayroan||C. Munce||B. Mitchell||2:28.77|
|2013||Zennista||D. Browne||L. Latta||2:38.76|
|2012||Shenzhou Steeds||E. Wilkinson||M. Moroney||2:38.97|
|2011||Spechenka||R. Wiggins||B. Ahrens||2:33.70|
|2010||Ironstein||M. Cahill||G. Ryan||2:30.67|
|2009||Reggie||J. Byrne||P. Moody||2:48.00|
|2008||Fast Future||M. Cahill||R. Cameron||2:31.86|
|2007||King Latarmiss||K. Pope||T. Miller||2:36.75|
|2006||Empyreal||C. Johnson||P. Mckenzie||2:34.59|
|2005||Empyreal||P. Hammersley||P. Mckenzie||2:40.90|
|2004||Portland Singa||L. Cassidy||N. McBurney||2:31.10|
|2003||Raw Instinct||J. Byrne||B.J. McLachlan||2:31.20|
|2002||Victory Smile||S. Katsidis||D. Logan||2:29.34|
|2001||Henderson Bay||L. Cassidy||N. McBurney||2:29.51|
|2000||Yammer||C. Munce||T. Noonan||2:33.79|