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The Caulfield Sprint is a Group 2 1000m sprint held as part of Caulfield Cup Day each spring carnival in Melbourne.
2018 Caulfield Sprint Results
- 1st: TBD
- 2nd: TBD
- 3rd: TBD
Caulfield Sprint News
- 2017 Caulfield Cup Day race by race results: $51 outsider Boom Time wins Caulfield Cup
- 2017 Caulfield Cup Day Scratchings & Track Report
- 2017 Caulfield Sprint Field & Odds: Top 3 Hard To Split
- Speedy Super Too is among the nominations for the 2017 Caulfield Sprint
- No Winterbottom Stakes for Lankan Rupee
The Group 2 Caulfield Sprint is held at Melbourne’s Caulfield Racecourse on the same day as the $3 million Caulfield Cup. The 1000m open handicap offers $200,000 in prize money and is regarded as having the most competitive field of sprinters in all 1000m to 1200m races in the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.
Caulfield Cup Day also features a host of other Group status races including the Group 2 Tristarc Stakes (1400m) and Group 3 Ladbrokes Classic (2000m) making for a top day of spring racing and punting.
Horses may come into the Caulfield Sprint field via a lead-up run in a race like the Group 2 Gilgai Stakes (1200m) at Flemington earlier in the month, or Sydney’s Group 2 Premiere Stakes (1200m) that produced Our Boy Malachi (2nd) for his 2016 Caulfield Sprint win.
The best sprinters out of the Caulfield Sprint field will continue onto a Group 1 spring showdown including in 2011 when Sepoy won the Coolmore Stud Stakes next-up on Victoria Derby Day during the Melbourne Cup Carnival.
The 2018 Caulfield Sprint was part of Caulfield Cup Day on Saturday October 20, 2018 .
|Date:||Saturday October 20, 2018|
|Race Type:||Open Handicap|
2018 Caulfield Sprint Results
- 1st: TBD
- 2nd: TBD
- 3rd: TBD
Caulfield Sprint Betting Odds
The latest Caulfield Sprint betting markets will be listed below complete with links to the Caulfield Sprint odds at Ladbrokes.com.au for you to lock in your selections at the right price this Caulfield Cup Day.
2018 Caulfield Sprint Field
The Caulfield Sprint field attracts a quality line-up of short-distance specialists each spring, many possibly heading towards a Group 1 Darley Classic (1200m) run down the Flemington straight during the Melbourne Cup Carnival.
The Caulfield Sprint field and barriers are released on the Wednesday of Caulfield Cup week and will be provided in full below once announced by Racing Victoria.
The 2018 Caulfield Sprint Final Field is now out with Sarah Zschoke’s five-year old gelding Eduardo leading the way as the early favourite.
|No||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Penalty||Hcp Rating|
|1||0x7631551x||MALIBU STYLE||Neville Parnham||Damien Oliver||6||58kg||–||101|
|2||281119×484||QUILISTA||Darren Weir||Damian Lane||2||57.5kg||–||104|
|3||40x5620x43||BONS AWAY||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||Kerrin McEvoy||4||57kg||–||99|
|4||32122231×1||SPENDING TO WIN||Peter & Paul Snowden||Regan Bayliss||7||54.5kg||–||94|
|5||112x933x08||SUPER TOO||Marc Conners||Craig Williams||3||54kg||–||97|
|6||11×22||EDUARDO||Sarah Zschoke||Brian Park||8||53kg||–||90|
|7||2512121226||SHE KNOWS||Danny Williams||Corey Brown||9||53kg||–||87|
|8||x14x5131x3||MISS LEONIDAS||Shaun Dwyer||Dwayne Dunn||1||53kg||–||76|
|9||121426||THORONDOR||Robbie Laing||Ben Thompson||5||53kg||–||76|
2018 Caulfield Sprint Nominations
The 2018 Caulfield Sprint nominations are taken on the Monday leading-up to race day and will be published right here as soon as released.
|No.||Last 10||Horse||Sex||Age||Trainer||Hcp Rating|
|1||40x5620x43||BONS AWAY||G||5||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||99|
|3||32x128x166||FAATINAH||G||6||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||104|
|4||83260×3111||FROM WITHIN||M||4||Toby Edmonds||83|
|5||0x7631551x||MALIBU STYLE||G||7||Neville Parnham||101|
|6||x14x5131x3||MISS LEONIDAS||M||4||Shaun Dwyer||76|
|8||2512121226||SHE KNOWS||M||4||Danny Williams||87|
|9||32122231×1||SPENDING TO WIN||G||5||Peter & Paul Snowden||94|
|10||112x933x08||SUPER TOO||M||5||Marc Conners||97|
|12||12x314x21||WRITTEN CHOICE||H||4||Logan McGill||75|
The Caulfield Sprint 2017 Nominations attracted 16 hopefuls including last start Gilgai Stakes winner Keen Array allocated the 59kg top weight and the flying speedster Super Too chasing a third win on the trot.
Caulfield Sprint History
First raced in 1983 and won by Bow Mistress, the Caulfield Sprint has undergone plenty of name changes since it was first recognized as the Racing Museum Sprint. Over the years the race has been known as the Brylcream Sprint, National Sprint Championship, Caulfield Sprint, Jupiter’s Casino Sprint, Conrad Jupiter’s Sprint, Schillaci Stakes, Mercedes-Benz Sprint, National Telecoms Group Sprint, Dodo Internet Sprint and now it is known as the Thai Airways International Sprint.
First recognised as a Listed race, the Caulfield Sprint then became a Group 3 event in 1993 and finally advanced to Group 2 status in 1999. The race has only had one double winner which was Toledo in 1997-98 and was won with the fastest recorded time by Jet Spur in 2005 with 1 minute 2.1 seconds. The slowest winning time was recorded by 1992 winner Tanjian Prince with 1 minute 6.2 seconds.
The Caulfield Sprint was contested over 1000m for 2015 giving to a quicker winning time (57.45 seconds) and was a dead heat for first for the second time in as many years.
Caulfield Sprint results and winning times since 2000 are listed below.
Caulfield Sprint Results
|2018 Caulfield Sprint||1st||TBD||TBD|
|2017 Caulfield Sprint||1st||Snitty Kitty||56.28 seconds|
|2016 Caulfield Sprint||1st||Our Boy Malachi||57.72 seconds|
|2015 Caulfield Sprint||=1st||Lumosty||57.45 seconds|
|3rd||Ball Of Muscle|
|2014 Caulfield Sprint||=1st||Miracles Of Life||1 minute 4.4 seconds|
|2013 Caulfield Sprint||1st||Spirit Of Boom||1 minute 4.7 seconds|
|3rd||Ready To Rip|
|2012 Caulfield Sprint||1st||Howmuchdoyouloveme||1 minute 3.16 seconds|
|2011 Caulfield Sprint||1st||Sepoy||1 minute 3.11 seconds|
|3rd||Mid Summer Music|
|2010 Caulfield Sprint||1st||Set For Fame||1 minute 5.42 seconds|
|2009 Caulfield Sprint||1st||First Command||1 minute 4.2 seconds|
|2008 Caulfield Sprint||1st||Sunburnt Land||1 minute 3.6 seconds|
|2007 Caulfield Sprint||1st||Tesbury Jack||1 minute 2.5 seconds|
|3rd||Let Go Thommo|
|2006 Caulfield Sprint||1st||Biscayne Bay||1 minute 2.4 seconds|
|2005 Caulfield Sprint||1st||Jet Spur||1 minute 2.1 seconds|
|2nd||Dance The Waves|
|2004 Caulfield Sprint||1st||Leilando||1 minute 4 seconds|
|2003 Caulfield Sprint||1st||Blur||1 minute 3.5 seconds|
|2002 Caulfield Sprint||1st||Rubitano||1 minute 3 seconds|
|2001 Caulfield Sprint||1st||Windigo||1 minute 4 seconds|
|2000 Caulfield Sprint||1st||Camena||1 minute 2.4 seconds|