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The Caulfield Guineas 2021 final field features a capacity line-up of hopefuls led by the widely-drawn Anamoe for Godolphin looking to atone for his last start second as the beaten Golden Rose favourite in Sydney.
- #9 Coastwatch (12) is out of the Guineas in favour of a Sydney run in Saturday’s Group 2 Stan Fox Stakes.
- #13 Dark Rebel (10).
|No||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Penalty||Hcp Rating|
|1||1x23121x12||ANAMOE||James Cummings||Damien Oliver||15||57kg||104|
|2||2116×224||ARTORIUS||Anthony & Sam Freedman||Damian Lane||2||57kg||102|
|3||527513×125||TIGER OF MALAY||Richard & Michael Freedman||Craig Williams||1||57kg||91|
|4||1127×124||ALPINE EDGE||Toby & Trent Edmonds||Damien Thornton||5||57kg||83|
|5||4x3531x367||CAPTIVANT||Peter & Paul Snowden||John Allen||14||57kg||102|
|6||21119×641||LIGHTSABER||Peter G Moody||Luke Nolen||11||57kg||86|
|7||53x752x19||GIANNIS||Chris Waller||Brett Prebble||6||57kg||88|
|8||388×311||FORGOT YOU (NZ)||Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young||Daniel Moor||16||57kg||83|
|9||38x10x5213||COASTWATCH||Chris Waller||Luke Currie||12||57kg||92|
|10||14×4612||MR MOZART||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Jye McNeil||8||57kg||83|
|11||120160×453||DAILY BUGLE||Robbie Griffiths & Mathew de Kock||Jamie Mott||9||57kg||73|
|12||1x84x144||KNIGHTSTOWN||Gordon Richards & Damien Moyle||Jordan Childs||4||57kg||65|
|13||108×760||DARK REBEL||Edward Cummings||Dean Yendall||10||57kg||63|
|14||31×774||ZERELLE||Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young||Craig Newitt||7||57kg||65|
|15||2×267||RIVERPLATE (NZ)||Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young||Michael Dee||13||57kg||61|
|16||2||PRIX DE TURN (NZ)||Matthew Brown||Brian Higgins||17||57kg||64|
|17e||706×1||HITOTSU||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||Ben Allen||3||57kg||63|
Table Credit: Racing Australia.
A line-up of the season’s top three-year-old milers will make up the Caulfield Guineas field for 2021, early betting for which opens at Ladbrokes.com.au as soon as the nominations are out in early August.
Runners in the Caulfield Guineas field traditionally come off an earlier spring run in the Group 3 Caulfield Guineas Prelude (1400m) a fortnight out from the Group 1, and the best odds on the Caulfield Guineas field are available at Ladbrokes.com.au.
2021 Caulfield Guineas Field
The official Caulfield Guineas 2021 Final Field & Barriers will be released below the week of the race.
2021 Caulfield Guineas Acceptance Dates:
- 2021 Caulfield Guineas Nominations: Closed midday Tuesday August 3, 2021 – Attracted 278 Horses
- 2021 Caulfield Guineas First Acceptances: Closed midday Tuesday September 7, 2021 – Drew 94 Entries
- 2021 Caulfield Guineas Second Acceptances: Closed midday Tuesday September 21, 2021
- 2021 Caulfield Guineas final Field & Barriers: Released 9am (local time) on Tuesday October 5, 2021
2021 Caulfield Guineas Second Acceptances
The 2021 Caulfield Guineas second acceptances will be updated below in late September.
2021 Caulfield Guineas First Acceptances
The official 2021 Caulfield Guineas first acceptances will be detailed here in early September.
The Caulfield Guineas 2021 first acceptances drew 94 hopefuls including Group 1 winning juveniles Anamoe, Artorius, Converge and the Slipper hero Stay Inside.
2021 Caulfield Guineas Nominations
The official 2020 Caulfield Guineas nominations are taken in early August with the full list of nominees to be published below.
The 2021 Caulfield Guineas nominations attracted 278 early entries – up from 264 last year early entries including all the top Group 1 winning two-year-olds from last season: Golden Slipper champion Stay Inside, Inglis Sires winner Anamoe, Blue Diamond Stakes hero Artorius, Captivant who won the Group 1 Champagne Stakes (1600m) and Group 1 JJ Atkins winner also over the mile distance Converge.