Caulfield Guineas

Caulfield GuineasThe 2018 Caulfield Guineas will run on Saturday 13th October 2018 at Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne, Victoria.

First run in 1881, the $2,000,000 Group 1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m) is a classic mile race for three-year-olds, where the winning galloper tends to continue on to become a genuine star of the turf.

The Caulfield Guineas is widely regarded as the race where stallions are made, with the honour roll of winners including includes horses of the ilk of All Too Hard, Starspangledbanner, Lonhro, Redoute’s Choice and Mahogany.

Back in the day, legends of the turf such as Tulloch & Ajax, also etched their names as winners of this prestigious race.

Caulfield Guineas day kicks off the three-day Caulfield Cup Carnival alight with an exciting day of thoroughbred racing action for punters. The $500,000 Group 1 Thousand Guineas (1600m) for fillies is held alongside its male equivalent, along with two more feature Group 1 races, the Caulfield Stakes (2000m) and Toorak Handicap (1600m).

2018 Caulfield Guineas Day

Caulfield Guineas day heralds the start of the three-day Caulfield spring racing carnival in early October, with Blue Sapphire day taking place the following Wednesday.

Three days later on Saturday, the Melbourne Racing Club’s premier event of the spring, the $3,000,000 Group 1 Caulfield Cup, highlights the final day of the Caulfield Cup carnival at Caulfield. The Caulfield Classic (2000m) also takes place on Caulfield Cup Day.

The 2018 Caulfield Cup Carnival dates are listed below:

  • Caulfield Guineas Day – Saturday 13th October 2018 (Day 1)
  • Blue Sapphire Day – Wednesday 17th October 2018 (Day 2)
  • Caulfield Cup Day – Saturday 20th October 2018 (Day 3)

Visit the Melbourne Racing Club for more info on the upcoming 2018 Caulfield Cup Carnival in Melbourne.

2017 Caulfield Guineas result

Mick Price trained three-year-old Mighty Boss scored a huge upset in last year’s Caulfield Guineas winning at 100/1 under the guidance of jockey Michael Walker in a time of 1:36.04.

Mighty Boss defeated Kementari, from the James Cummings stable, by 0.30 lengths, with Lindsay Park filly Catchy a further 0.80 lengths away in third place.

FP Odds Horse Trainer Jockey Weight Margin
1 $101.00 Mighty Boss M Price M Walker 56.5kg
2 $5.50 Kementari J Cummings D Lane 56.5kg 0.3L
3 $4.40 Catchy D & B Hayes & T Dabernig M Zahra 54.5kg 1.3L
4 $4.80 Royal Symphony T McEvoy D Dunn 56.5kg 2.3L
5 $11.00 Perast P Perry B Melham 56.5kg 3.55L
6 $21.00 Levendi P Gelagotis A Darmanin 56.5kg 3.75L
7 $26.00 Salsamor T Busuttin & N Young B Rawiller 56.5kg 4.5L
8 $21.00 Sanctioned J Cummings G Schofield 56.5kg 4.8L
9 $61.00 Holy Snow M Price M Dee 56.5kg 5.55L
10 $71.00 Sircconi P Morgan L Meech 56.5kg 5.75L
11 $12.00 Showtime M, W & J Hawkes D Oliver 56.5kg 7L
12 $51.00 The Mission P Perry B Mertens 56.5kg 10.25L
13 $8.00 Gold Standard G Waterhouse & A Bott S Baster 56.5kg 10.65L
14 $151.00 Al Passem K Keys B Thompson 56.5kg 12.65L
15 $51.00 Azazel T McEvoy L Currie 56.5kg 37.65L

Visit the Melbourne spring racing carnival guide at premier feature race website Horse Racing Info for more details on the Melbourne Racing Club’s premier mile race for three-year-olds.

Visit the Melbourne Racing Club’s betting partner, Ladbrokes, for the latest 2018 Caulfield Guineas odds.