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2023 Caulfield Guineas Results
- 1st: #6 Griff ($31)
- 2nd: #5 Veight
- 3rd: #4 Steparty
There was plenty of drama to this year’s 2023 Caulfield Guineas results with the Ciaron Maher & David Eustace-trained winner Griff ($31) scoring a notable upset without protest despite the horse shifting out dramatically late in the finish. Griff made it three wins on the trot becoming the first three-year-old in 15 years to do the Stutt Stakes – Caulfield Guineas mile double when beating Veight ($14) by one and three-quarter lengths, while the previously undefeated Prelude winner Steparty ($3.70) ran third.
2023 Caulfield Guineas Results & Finishing Order
|1||6||GRIFF||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||Ben Melham||15||57kg||$31|
|2||5||VEIGHT||Tony & Calvin McEvoy||Damian Lane||1.75L||1||57kg||$14|
|3||4||STEPARTY||Paul Preusker||John Allen||2.75L||7||57kg||$3.70|
|4||3||KING COLORADO||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||Michael Dee||3.5L||8||57kg||$13|
|5||1||MILITARIZE (NZ)||Chris Waller||Joao Moreira||4.25L||12||57kg||$2.60F|
|6||11||VERDAD||Robbie Griffiths & Mathew de Kock||Beau Mertens||4.35L||14||57kg||$21|
|7||7||SCHEELITE||Ken & Kasey Keys||Mark Zahra||4.85L||13||57kg||$14|
|8||2||LITTLE BROSE||Ben, Will & JD Hayes||Damien Oliver||4.95L||10||57kg||$61|
|9||9||SOUTHPORT TYCOON||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||Harry Coffey||5.7L||4||57kg||$21|
|10||8||SCENTIFY||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||Ben Allen||6.7L||5||57kg||$14|
|11||10||WOLFY (NZ)||Nick Ryan||Blake Shinn||8.95L||11||57kg||$16|
|12||12||ROCK EMPIRE||Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott||Tim Clark||9.25L||3||57kg||$61|
|13||13||LIMBURG||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Jye McNeil||9.65L||9||57kg||$201|
|14||14||COPACABANA||Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes||Jordan Childs||9.85L||6||57kg||$201|
|15||15||THE LONGEST YARD||Matthew Brown||Brian Higgins||11.1L||2||57kg||$301|
Table Credit: Racing Australia.
The Caulfield Guineas results are known as soon as the $3 million Group 1 mile clash for three-year-old runs on a Saturday in mid-October during the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.
The race attracts the season’s top young milers and staying types and is one of three Group 1 races on the Caulfield Guineas Day card.
The results list that year’s Caulfield Guineas winner as well as the exact finishing order of all other runners in the classic. The Caulfield Guineas results also list the winning jockeys, trainers and the starting prices of the horses.
Checking the Caulfield Guineas results also reveals that season’s successful Caulfield Guineas quinella, exacta, trifecta and first four so you can see how your exotic bets went!
How the Caulfield Guineas betting favourite fared is another reason to look at the Caulfield Guineas results, the race also serving as a good guide to the upcoming Group 1 Ladbrokes Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley.
A number of Caulfield Guineas winners and place-getters in recent years have gone on to place top three in the Cox Plate, so using the Caulfield Guineas results as a Cox Plate betting guide is nice spring punting tip. For example, in 2012 All Too Hard won the Caulfield Guineas before a Cox Plate second, while that year’s Caulfield Guineas runner-up and Pierro went on to run third in Australasia’s weight-for-age classic. The following year Shamus Award (2013) backed-up from a third in the Caulfield Guineas results to break his maiden status in the Cox Plate.
Past Caulfield Guineas Winners
There have been a host of notable Caulfield Guineas winners over the years, the race known as a stallion-making event boosting the Caulfield Guineas champions’ future value at stud. Plenty of past Caulfield Guineas winners went on to dominate Group 1 racing including Weekend Hussler (2007) who enjoyed a total of six future Group 1 race wins.
A host of ace stallions enjoyed wins as three-year-olds in the Caulfield Guineas including Lonhro (2001) and Redoute’s Choice (1999). Some of the best earlier Caulfield Guineas winners include Ajax (1937), Tulloch (1957) and Red Anchor (1984). Champion filly Surround (1976) also features on the list of great Caulfield Guineas winners and remains the most recent filly to defeat the colts and geldings in the race.
More recent noteworthy Caulfield Guineas winners include Starspangledbanner (2009), Helmet (2011) and the $101 shock upset winner Mighty Boss (2017). In 2018 the Caulfield Guineas winner was The Autumn Sun who came off a lead-up win in the Golden Rose Stakes. He went on to also take out the Randwick Guineas – Rosehill Guineas double the following autumn.
The 2019 Caulfield Guineas Results saw Super Seth flash home late to beat star Queenslander Alligator Blood. The form of the 2019 race was franked when the runner-up Alligator Blood went on to win a host of races next prep including the Group 1 Australian Guineas at Flemington in 2020.
In 2020 the Caulfield Guineas results went the way of the punters with the favourite, Team Hawkes’ Golden Rose winner Ole Kirk, saluting.
The next year the Caulfield Guineas results saw another favourite salute in the Godolphin-raced Anamoe.
The Godolphin stable and trainer James Cummings go back-to-back in the 2022 Caulfield Guineas results with the victory by race favourite Golden Mile who went on to win Sydney’s Callander-Presnell Stakes at his next start.
The 2023 Caulfield Guineas results had Griff shifting out late but avoiding protest to win in an upset at 30/1 for trainers Ciaron Maher & David Eustace.
Recent Caulfield Guineas Results
|2019||Super Seth||Alligator Blood||Groundswell||1:36.44|
|2018||The Autumn Sun||Vassilator||Oohood||1:35.5|
|2016||Divine Prophet||Seaburge||Hey Doc||1:36.5|
|2015||Press Statement||Lizard Island||Ready For Victory||1:36.4|
|2014||Shooting To Win||Rich Enuff||Wandjina||1:35.58|
|2013||Long John||Divine Calling||Shamus Award||1:36.73|
|2012||All Too Hard||Pierro||Epaulette||1:36.05|
|2010||Anacheeva||Run For Levi||Masquerader||1:37.01|
|2008||Whobegotyou||Time Thief||Von Costa De Hero||1:36.4|
|2007||Weekend Hussler||Scenic Blast||Marching||1.36.4|
|2006||Wonderful World||Excites||Court Command||1.35.9|
|2004||Econsul||Barely A Moment||Under Command||1.38.0|
|2003||In Top Swing||Face Value||Kempinsky||1.36.0|
|2000||Show A Heart||Fubu||Sale Of Century||1.35.8|