2013 Caulfield Cup Results – Fawkner Wins For Lloyd Williams

October 19, 2013

2013 Caulfield Cup Results – Fawkner Wins For Lloyd Williams

Lloyd Williams has won the Caulfield Cup for the first time with Fawkner claiming victory in the 2013 edition of the race from a fast-finishing Dandino and a brave Dear Demi.

Fawkner wins Caulfield Cup

Fawkner wins the 2013 Caulfield Cup. Photo: Race Horse Photos Australia

Nick Hall gave the Reset gelding a brilliant ride into the race and he swooped down the outside to record a comfortable victory.

The Macedon Lodge team had the opportunity to enter several of their star stayers for the event but decided that Fawkner would be their only runner and they were always confident that the versatile galloper would be able to run out the testing 2400 metre trip of the Caulfield Cup.

Nick Williams said that his father almost sold Fawkner after he finished second in the Group 1 Emirates Stakes (1600m) last year but after the proposed buyer was unable to produce the cash had a change of heart and decided to set the versatile galloper for the Caulfield Cup.

“We were worried that he was handicapped out of the big miles in the country because he had a great spring last year and Dad said I’m glad the bloke didn’t pay – we are going to win the Caulfield Cup with this horse,” Williams said after the race.

“We are pretty big on setting horses for their Grand Final and this was this horses Grand Final and he has done a great job.

“I think this is the hardest race to win in Australia; it is a lot harder to get a horse to the Melbourne Cup but just by nature of the way this race is run there are always a lot of hard luck stories.

“It is a very hard race to win and we have had a lot of runners in it over the years and it is great that we managed to win it.”

Nick Hall produced the ride of his life; sending Fawkner through some very tight gaps between horses to angle the gelding out and produce his finishing burst at the ideal moment.

Hall was delighted to record his seventh win at Group 1 level and especially pleased to claim one of the few races that his father Greg Hall was unable to win in his stellar riding career.

“We have got one more in the trophy cabinet that the Williams family doesn’t have and I have one up on my old man so it was an important one,” Hall said.

“He is such a special horse to me and they have prepared him to the second.

“He has produced it today, there were doubters in the distance, but in the back of our minds we were always very optimistic.”

Hall said that he was full of confidence during the run and his plan to follow Nash Rawiller on Royal Descent into the race paid off in spades.

“I was just loving it; I found a perfect spot and I was following Nash everywhere and when I produced I knew that we were going to be the strongest horse hitting the line,” Hall said.

“It is a good day, a very good day.”

As usual in the Caulfield Cup there were plenty of hard-luck stories and a number of horses that stamped themselves as leading contenders for the Melbourne Cup.

Dandino was given too difficult an assignment from the back of the field but flew home in the final stages of the race in what was a magnificent trial for the Melbourne Cup.

Imported stayer Jet Away was going into the race with just one lead-up run in the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes (2000m) and battled on strongly after Damien Oliver made his move with almost 800 metres left in the race – nullifying the impressive turn-of-foot that the son of Cape Cross posses

Royal Descent and Silent Achiever both had their chance but lacked the turn-of-foot of the winner while Hawkspur never played a factor in the finish from the back of the field.

The Caulfield Cup may be over for another year but there are still plenty of major races left in the 2013 Spring Racing Carnival and Ladbrokes.com.au is offering Double The Odds!

The Cox Plate is next Saturday and with this fabulous offer punters at Ladbrokes.com.au can receive incredible odds of $5 for glamour mare Atlantic Jewel!

2013 Caulfield Cup Results and Finishing Order

FINISH NO. HORSE TRAINER JOCKEY MARGIN BAR. WEIGHT (PENALTY) STARTING PRICE
1 7 FAWKNER Robert Hickmott Nicholas Hall 10 55kg $11
2 2 DANDINO (GB) Marco Botti Craig Williams 1.25L 16 56.5kg $11
3 18 DEAR DEMI Clarry Conners James McDonald 1.35L 18 53kg $26
4 8 JET AWAY (GB) David Hayes Damien Oliver 1.75L 11 55kg $10
5 16 ROYAL DESCENT Chris Waller Nash Rawiller 1.85L 3 54kg $7
6 6 MR MOET Adam Durrant Hugh Bowman 2.25L 8 55.5kg $21
7 12 HAWKSPUR Chris Waller Jim Cassidy 2.35L 14 54.5kg $4.20F
8 15 SILENT ACHIEVER (NZ) Roger James Glen Boss 2.45L 5 54.5kg $8
9 9 KELINNI (IRE) Chris Waller Steven Arnold 2.65L 1 55kg $41
10 10 MORIARTY (IRE) Chris Waller Craig Newitt 2.75L 15 55kg $26
11 14 MR O’CEIRIN (NZ) Ciaron Maher Dwayne Dunn 4L 17 54.5kg (0.5kg) $51
12 17 TUSCAN FIRE Dan O’Sullivan Michael Walker 6.25L 2 53.5kg $71
13 3 ETHIOPIA Pat Carey Rhys McLeod 9.5L 12 56.5kg $41
14 5 GLENCADAM GOLD (IRE) Gai Waterhouse Tommy Berry 11.25L 6 55.5kg $41
15 1 MANIGHAR (FR) Peter G Moody Luke Nolen 12L 9 58kg $61
16 11 MY QUEST FOR PEACE (IRE) Peter G Moody Corey Brown 14L 4 55kg $31
17 4 WALDPARK (GER) Anthony Freedman Brenton Avdulla 21L 7 56kg $41
18 13 JULIENAS (IRE) Gai Waterhouse Kerrin McEvoy 28L 13 54.5kg $18
21e IBICENCO (GER) Peter G Moody 0
22e OASIS BLOOM Peter Morgan & Craig Widdison 0
19e FORGOTTEN VOICE (IRE) Nicky Henderson Brett Prebble 0
20e SNEAK A PEEK (ITY) Peter G Moody 0

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2021 © Racing Australia Pty Ltd (RA) (and other parties working with it).
Racing materials, including fields, form and results, is subject to copyright which is owned by RA and other parties working with it. Full copyright notice.

Spring Racing

Sandown Guineas 2020 Field �...

2020 Zipping Classic Field �...

2020 Zipping Classic Field & Odds Update: Avilius Firming Favourite

Despite a last start failure in the Melbourne Cup the Godolphin-raced Avilius...

2020 Kennedy Oaks Results: Oli...

2020 Kennedy Oaks Results: Oliver Rides Sixth Winner on Personal

Jockey Damien Oliver celebrated his sixth success in the 162nd running of the...

Kennedy Oaks Day Results 2020:...

Kennedy Oaks Day Results 2020: Personal Wins The Oaks

2020 Kennedy Oaks Day continues the racing action of the Melbourne Cup...

2020 Kennedy Oaks Day: Fleming...

2020 Kennedy Oaks Day: Flemington Scratchings & Track Report

Day 3 of the Melbourne Cup Carnival takes place at Flemington Racecourse...

Horse Racing Today

Canterbury Stakes 2021 Results...

2021 Australian Cup Results: H...

2021 Australian Cup Results: Homesman Wins in $26 Upset

Veteran seven-year-old Homesman continued an excellent Melbourne Autumn Racing...

Randwick Guineas 2021 Winner L...

Randwick Guineas 2021 Winner Lion’s Roar onto Rosehill

The John O’Shea-trained Lion’s Roar was sensational swooping late to win the...

2021 Newmarket Handicap Result...

2021 Newmarket Handicap Results: Zoutori Carries Topweight to Victory

In a remarkable performance by the 57kg topweight the Mathew Ellerton &...

2021 Reisling Stakes Results: ...

2021 Reisling Stakes Results: Glistening Golden Slipper Hope

Richard & Michael Freedman have got two, gun youngsters into the $3.5...

Race Results

Canterbury Stakes 2021 Results: Savatiano Scores First Group 1 Win

2021 Australian Cup Results: Homesman Wins in $26 Upset

Randwick Guineas 2021 Winner Lion’s Roar onto Rosehill

2021 Newmarket Handicap Results: Zoutori Carries Topweight to Victory

2021 Challenge Stakes Winner Eduardo Upsets Nature Strip Ahead of The Galaxy

Race Previews

2021 Adelaide Cup Field & Betting Update: Tralee Rose Odds-On Favourite

Super Saturday 2021: Flemington Scratchings & Track Report

Godolphin Stars Head 2021 Canterbury Stakes Field & Betting

Aegon Dominates 2021 Randwick Guineas Field & Odds

Australian Cup 2021 Field & Betting: Fifty Stars Tipped To Shine Again

Fields & Form

2021 Adelaide Cup Field & Betting Update: Tralee Rose Odds-On Favourite

Super Saturday 2021: Flemington Scratchings & Track Report

2021 Randwick Guineas Day: Randwick Scratchings & Track Report

Godolphin Stars Head 2021 Canterbury Stakes Field & Betting

Aegon Dominates 2021 Randwick Guineas Field & Odds