The Caulfield Cup is a Group One Open Handicap Track Event. The Event is an annual event and takes place at the Caulfield Racecourse. The event coincides with the October Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. The Caulfield Event is run over a two thousand, four hundred meter distance.
The Melbourne Spring Racing event (Caulfield Cup) is one of the planet’s richest handicap races, and it comes in as the second biggest Australian race trailing the Melbourne Cup. The Caulfield Cup event takes center stage of the three-day Caulfield racing carnival. On the preceding Saturday, the Group 1 Caulfield Guineas and Group 1 Thousand Guineas takes place.
The winner of the Caulfield Cup wins a $3 million-plus purse in prize money. The last Caulfield Cup event (2014) was scooped up by Admire Rakti.
The Caulfield Racing Carnival, going down in October is a racing starter for the competition period in Melbourne. From this event going forward, the spring track only grows bigger and gets better as it is closely followed by the Group 1 W.S. Cox Plate seven days later and the following week the AAMI Victoria Derby takes place.
The Caulfield Cup comes together with the Melbourne Cup forming the Spring Carnival’s Major Cup’s Double. The Spring Carnival festival opens up to Bookmakers providing double betting markets prior to the Caulfield Cup. Punters on the other hand layout humongous amounts of money, after days of researching in pursuit of the winner of both events.
Caulfield Cup Results
If you are betting on the Caulfield Cup 2015 event, be ready to meet with statisticians who will supply you with endless history concerning relative value of certain barrier positions. Punters know that barriers gain relevance mostly after the commencement of the race.
The only way to try and tell a winner is by going over the track conditions of the previous races and the performance of runners booked for the Caulfield Cup 2015 than have competed again. Experts know that Pace holds more relevance than barrier positions.
However, extensive barriers are advantageous when the pace is hastened, the track is wet and in incidents where the track is slightly biased towards the exterior. Or when all these factors all happen at once. Inside gates become lethal when the pace is slower or if the fence is “off”. For safe betting, the Middle Gates are the best bet!
Spring Carnival Guide
While it debuts as the first Australian handicap double leg, the Caulfield Cup has since time immemorial remained as a fantastic, pulsating and thrilling race on itself. However, the Caulfield Cup makes for one of the modest form guides to the most well-known horse race.
Debuting as a Spring Carnival event, the race is run at a frenetic pace. Punters give priority to runners exhibiting high speed and depth in stamina capable to tackle the two thousand- four hundred meters.
The Caulfield Cup event is a crucial lead-up race for the Melbourne Cup. Winners and horses that run exceedingly well feature prominently after contesting the race usually held in late October or in early November.
The Caulfield Cup field features some of Aussie’s top stayers, and the event is also graced by several overseas runners attracted by the sizeable purse prize money. Three cut-off times are in place for connections to declare their runners as the contender after the first nominations.
The final field is selected a couple of days before the race takes place. Punters keen on placing bets, or following betting odds are asked to keep an eye on the events and information about it online.