One of the big three races over the Melbourne’s Spring Racing Carnival, there is much hype around the Caulfield Cup. This year, the Caulfield Cup will run on October 15 with a total prize pool money of $3 million. In fact, this makes it one of the richest handicap races over 2400 meters in the world. With this amount of money, you want to be sure you know what the Caulfield Cup odds are!
Generally, the Caulfield Cup is the first race to really grab the people’s attention in the Spring Racing Carnival. The Caulfield Cup is an exciting day for racing socialites and punters alike. Run since 1879, the Caulfield Cup is a favourite in Melbourne’s history and present.
The race has been won buy some of Australian racing’s all-time greats, including:
- Rising Fast
- Tobin Bronze
- Let’s Elope
- Might and Power
When a horse wins both the Caulfield Cup and Melbourne Cup, it is called the Cups Double. This last happened when Ethereal won both in 2001.
If you’re looking for a form guide, there are a number of lead-up stakes races worth keeping an eye on, including the Turnbull Stakes, the Underwood Stakes and the Caulfield Stakes. The international horses are also worth considering and have a good recent record in the race. – See more at: http://www.sportsbet.com.au/events/caulfield-cup#sthash.Un1WuHf0.dpuf