Caulfield Cup Day News

Mongolian Khan has justified his favouritism to win the 2015 Group 1 Caulfield Cup today. The New Zealand Derby and Australian Derby winner Mongolian Khan won from a strong finishing Trip To Paris, a valiant Our Ivanhowe and Gust Of Wind in fourth. All four top place getters look set…


Caulfield Cup Day

2016 Caulfield Cup Day is one of the biggest races to take place in Australia each year. While being part of the larger Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, Caulfield Cup Day is held on the last day of the Caulfield Racing Carnival at Caulfield Racecourse. The first day of the Caulfield Racing Carnival is Caulfield Guineas Day on the Saturday before, while the second is Thousand Guineas Day on the preceding Wednesday.

The 2016 Caulfield Cup Day will take place on Saturday October 15, 2016

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2015 Caulfield Cup Results

  • 1st: Mongolian Khan
  • 2nd: Trip To Paris
  • 3rd: Our Ivanhowe

Caulfield Cup Day is home to six Group races and has prize money of more than $3.25 million. The major race of the day is the Group 1 Caulfield Cup. The Caulfield Cup is worth $3 million in prize money alone and is run over a distance of 2,400 metres. Open to horses aged three-years-old and over, the Caulfield Cup is run under handicap conditions. Horses that win the Caulfield Cup each year gain automatic entry into the $6 million Melbourne Cup, which takes place on the first Tuesday of November. Also included in the Caulfield Cup Day program is the Group 2 Caulfield Sprint, Group 2 Tristarc Stakes, Group 3 Norman Robinson Stakes, Group 3 David Jones Cup and Group 3 Moonga Stakes. For your best bets, study the Caulfield Cup field prior to punting.

Caulfield Cup Day betting is very popular as there are so many high class races held on the day, and therefore a large number of high quality gallopers attend the meet. Also, the Caulfield Cup is a popular race for doubles betting. People can place bets such as Caulfield Guineas/Caulfield Cup doubles, Caulfield Cup/Cox Plate double, Caulfield Cup/Victoria Derby doubles and Caulfield Cup/Melbourne Cup doubles on the race.

Caulfield Cup Day takes place only a few days before the Geelong Cup, which is a major form race for the Melbourne Cup.

Odds and betting information for Caulfield Cup Day is often released in the days leading up to the meeting when final fields and barrier draws for each of the day’s races is released.

Get more information about the 2016 Caulfield Cup.