Caulfield Autumn Classic

The Caulfield Autumn Classic is a Group 2 race for 3YOs held on Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Day as a lead-up to the Australian Guineas and Australian Cup.

2019 Caulfield Autumn Classic Results

  • 1st: #9 Global Exchange
  • 2nd: #2 Cossetot
  • 3rd: #1 Aramayo



The Caulfield Autumn Classic, often called simply the Autumn Classic, is a Group 2 race run over 1800m at set weights for horses aged three years old. Held at Melbourne’s Caulfield Racecourse during February, the Autumn Classic is worth $200,000 in prize money.

The Autumn Classic is held on Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Day which features the Group 1 Blue Diamond Stakes (1200m), the Group 1 Futurity Stakes (1400m) and the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) during the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival.

The Caulfield Autumn Classic 2019 takes place on Saturday February 23, 2019 .

2019 Caulfield Autumn Classic Info:
Date: Saturday February 23, 2019
Track: Caulfield Racecourse
Distance: 1800m
Race Type: 3YO Open Set Weights
Status: Group 2
Prize Money: $200,000

2019 Caulfield Autumn Classic Results

    • 1st: #9 Global Exchange
    • 2nd: #2 Cossetot
    • 3rd: #1 Aramayo
Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight
1 9 GLOBAL EXCHANGE Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Ben Melham 9 57kg
2 2 COSSETOT James Cummings Craig Williams 2.25L 1 57kg
3 1 ARAMAYO James Cummings Hugh Bowman 2.45L 8 57kg
4 6 D’GRAMMY Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Jye McNeil 2.55L 5 57kg
5 3 DECLARES WAR Matt Cumani John Allen 3.05L 11 57kg
6 14 AMANIKAN Michael Kent Beau Mertens 4.3L 13 55kg
7 4 SECRET BLAZE Tony McEvoy Luke Currie 5.05L 2 57kg
8 8 LONGCLAW Mick Price Mark Zahra 6.55L 7 57kg
9 10 FLORIDA DREAM Luke Oliver Jamie Mott 7.05L 4 57kg
10 11 BOOMSTOCK (NZ) Mick Price Michael Dee 7.15L 10 57kg
11 13 LUNAR FLARE David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Luke Nolen 8.15L 3 55kg
12 7 TWINSPIER (NZ) Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young Jamie Kah 12.4L 12 57kg
13 12 LEGENDA David & Coral Feek Stephen Baster 13.65L 6 57kg

2019 Caulfield Autumn Classic Tips

  • 1st: TBD
  • 2nd: TBD
  • 3rd: TBD

2019 Caulfield Autumn Classic Odds

The official Caulfield Autumn Classic 2019 betting odds from Ladbrokes.com.au will be available below the week of the race.

2019 Caulfield Autumn Classic Field

The final Autumn Classic field is traditionally released on the Wednesday prior to the race and features a host of smart three-year-old staying types heading towards a possible back-up run in the Australian Guineas over the Flemington mile the week after, or the Australian Cup (2000m) a fortnight later against the older horses. Super Cool (2013) was the last three-year-old to do the Caulfield Autumn Classic – Australian Cup double.

Many three-year-olds in the Autumn Classic field have had a previous lead-up in the Group 2 Autumn Stakes (1400m) at the track a fortnight earlier.

The 2019 Caulfield Autumn Classic Final Field & Barrier Draw will be published below on Wednesday February 20, 2019.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 2141236×4 ARAMAYO James Cummings Hugh Bowman 8 57kg 88
2 16121 COSSETOT James Cummings Craig Williams 1 57kg 74
3 331117 DECLARES WAR Matt Cumani John Allen 11 57kg 74
4 434x2635x9 SECRET BLAZE Tony McEvoy Luke Currie 2 57kg 69
5 440×21412 ROSSA’S REWARD Cindy Alderson Damian Lane 14 57kg 68
6 1638×4164 D’GRAMMY Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 5 57kg 67
7 6×1761 TWINSPIER (NZ) Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young Jamie Kah 12 57kg 65
8 3343×513 LONGCLAW Mick Price Mark Zahra 7 57kg 61
9 315×1 GLOBAL EXCHANGE Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Ben Melham 9 57kg 66
10 30×4416 FLORIDA DREAM Luke Oliver Jamie Mott 4 57kg 61
11 13 BOOMSTOCK (NZ) Mick Price Michael Dee 10 57kg 63
12 6x0x1 LEGENDA David & Coral Feek Stephen Baster 6 57kg 62
13 341 LUNAR FLARE David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Luke Nolen 3 55kg 63
14 7×1 AMANIKAN Michael Kent Beau Mertens 13 55kg 64

2019 Caulfield Autumn Classic Nominations

The 2019 Autumn Classic nominations will be provided below on the Monday leading up to Ladbrokes Blue Diamond Stakes Day.

Caulfield Autumn Classic History

First won by Lord Gavin in 1957, the Caulfield Autumn Classic has been an 1800m event since 1987. Starting out as a Principal race until 1978, the event became a Listed race in 1979 until 1989 when it was elevated to Group 3 status. In 1991 the Autumn Classic finally became a Group 2 race.

The race has also had several name changes starting with the Stanley Plate and then becoming the Caulfield Autumn Classic, Tattersalls Classic, AAMI Classic, Shannons Classic, Pol Roger Stakes and The Yalumba 160. However it is generally still referred to as the Autumn Classic.

Since 1988, the fastest winning time was recorded by 1 minute 47.3 seconds by Waikikamukau in 1994. The slowest time was by Mr Danamite in 1988 with 1 minute 55.9 seconds.

Recent Caulfield Autumn Classic Winners

Year Place Horse Time
2019
Caulfield Autumn Classic
1st Global Exchange 1 minute 48.75 seconds
2nd Cossetot
3rd Aramayo
2018
Caulfield Autumn Classic
1st Valiant Spirit 1 minute 49.43 seconds
2nd Astoria
3rd Mr So And So
2017
Caulfield Autumn Classic
1st Farson 1 minute 49.49 seconds
2nd Cliff Hanger
3rd Captain Rhett
2016
Caulfield Autumn Classic
1st Tally 1 minute 49.1 seconds
2nd Flying Light
3rd Top Ravine
2015
Caulfield Autumn Classic
1st Alpine Eagle 1 minute 48.4 seconds
2nd Minnesinger
3rd Firehouse Rock
2014
Caulfield Autumn Classic
1st Vilanova 1 minute 51.02 seconds
2nd Countersnip
3rd Alpha Beat
2013
Caulfield Autumn Classic
1st Super Cool 1 minute 49.8 seconds
2nd Fiveandahalfstar
3rd Subiaso
2012
Caulfield Autumn Classic
1st Upbeat 1 minute 50.0 seconds
2nd Flashy Fella
3rd Ethiopia
2011
Caulfield Autumn Classic
1st Folding Gear 1 minute 48.1 seconds
2nd Elusive King
3rd Almindoro
2010
Caulfield Autumn Classic
1st Extra Zero 1 minute 50.69 seconds
2nd Absolute Faith
3rd Money Rocks
2009
Caulfield Autumn Classic
1st Stokehouse 1 minute 11.2 seconds
2nd Excelltastic
3rd Zapurple
2008
Caulfield Autumn Classic
1st Brom Brom 1 minute 51.4 seconds
2nd Allanthus
3rd Buca Di Bacco
2007
Caulfield Autumn Classic
1st Ambitious General 1 minute 48.9 seconds
2nd Danever
3rd Furio
2006
Caulfield Autumn Classic
1st Spinney 1 minute 48.1 seconds
2nd Silver Ninja
3rd Cinderella Man
2005
Caulfield Autumn Classic
1st Renewable 1 minute 50.1 seconds
2nd Stella Grande
3rd Dizelle
2004
Caulfield Autumn Classic
1st Elvstroem 1 minute 49.1 seconds
2nd Delzao
3rd Strafed
2003
Caulfield Autumn Classic
1st Natural Blitz 1 minute 49.4 seconds
2nd Glefti
3rd Gallic
2002
Caulfield Autumn Classic
1st Don Eduardo 1 minute 49.4 seconds
2nd Royal Code
3rd All Courage
2001
Caulfield Autumn Classic
1st Fubu 1 minute 47.5 seconds
2nd Neptunes Journey
3rd Inspire
2000
Caulfield Autumn Classic
1st Pins 1 minute 50.6 seconds
2nd Oval Office
3rd Crawl

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