Caulfield Cup

With a $5,000,000 prize purse and run over 2400 metres, The Caulfield Cup is the richest thoroughbred race of it’s type in the world. A key lead up to the Melbourne Cup, the Caulfield Cup is essential viewing for anyone planning to bet on “the race that stops a nation.”

Automatic entry to the Caulfield Cup field is granted to the winners of the Herbert Powers Stakes, as well as the Mornington Cup. The Turnbull Stakes, a Group 1 race run over 2000 metres, had proved to be a good lead in race to the Caulfield Cup.

Caulfield Cup 2019 – Fast Facts

  • Race Day: Saturday, October 19th, 2019
  • Track Location: Caulfield Racecourse
  • Track Surface: Turf
  • Track Direction: Left-handed
  • Race Distance: 2,400 metres
  • Weight Conditions: Weight for age
  • Qualification: Three year olds and over
  • Type: Thoroughbred
  • Grade: Group 1
  • Operator: Melbourne Racing Club
  • Prize Purse: $5,000,000
  • Inaugural Race: 1879

Caulfield Cup 2019 Betting

Bet Type How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s Caulfield Cup
Win Bet Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s The Caulfield Cup.
Place Bet Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s The Caulfield Cup. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.
Each-Way Bet If your runner finishes 1st in The Caulfield Cup, you will collect both the Win and the Place dividend. If your horse finishes 2nd or 3rd you will collect the Place dividend.
Quinella Bet You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in any order, within The Caulfield Cup, in order to win the Quinella.
Exacta Bet You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in the correct order, within The Caulfield Cup to win the Exacta.
Trifecta Bet You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within The Caulfield Cup to win the Trifecta.
First Four You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within The Caulfield Cup to win the First 4.
Quadrella Bet (Quaddie) You must select the winners of four nominated races to win the Quaddie. This means you would have to select three other races apart from The Caulfield Cup, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.

How To Bet On The Caulfield Cup In 2019

Log in at neds.com.au

  1. Make a deposit, using your credit card, PayPal or other safe electronic method
  2. Check the form guide, once released
  3. Decide what kind of bet you’re going to place (Win, Place, Each-Way, Trifecta + more betting options
  4. Select the horse(s) for the race.

Caulfield Cup Trifecta

In order to win the Caulfield Cup trifecta bet, you will have to successfully choose the first three runners over the line, in the correct order. To know more about how you can carefully consider this high payout bet, please refer to our Caulfield Cup Trifecta page.

Caulfield Cup First 4

In order to win the Caulfield Cup first four bet, you will have to successfully choose the first four horses over the line, in the correct order. To know more about how you can begin to consider this high payout bet, please refer to our Caulfield Cup First Four page.

Caulfield Cup Field

The early market has opened and the sixteen most likely runners for 2019 appear below.

  1. Homesman
  2. Mer De Glace
  3. Yucatan
  4. Kenedna
  5. Mustajeer
  6. Avilius
  7. Constantinople
  8. Django Freeman
  9. Mr Quickie
  10. Verry Elleegant
  11. Finche
  12. Hartnell
  13. Kings Will Dream
  14. Raheen House
  15. Rostropovich
  16. Southern France

Caulfield Cup 2019 Odds

The thirty-six most likely runners appear below.. If you would like to see the current odds, you can check our live market for the 2018 edition of The Caulfield Cup here.

(Please note that the odds below are from 11/09/2019, after nominations, but prior to acceptances).

All In Win Odds Place Odds
Homesman 17 5
Mer De Glace 17 5
Yucatan 17 5
Kenedna 19 5.5
Mustajeer 19 5.5
Avilius 21 6
Constantinople 21 6
Django Freeman 21 6
Mr Quickie 21 6
Verry Elleegant 21 6
Finche 26 7.3
Hartnell 26 7.3
Kings Will Dream 26 7.3
Raheen House 26 7.3
Rostropovich 26 7.3
Southern France 26 7.3
Danceteria 31 8.5
Humidor 31 8.5
Johannes Vermeer 31 8.5
Mirage Dancer 31 8.5
Raymond Tusk 31 8.5
Youngstar 31 8.5
Angel Of Truth 34 9
Girl Tuesday 34 9
Neufbosc 34 9
Prince Of Arran 41 11
Qafila 41 11
Red Galileo 41 11
Scarlet Dream 41 11
Sikandarabad 41 11
Supernova 41 11
Surprise Baby 41 11
Barsanti 51 14
Best Of Days 51 14
Gold Mount 51 14
Haky 51 14

Caulfield Cup Jockeys

Some of the most famous Caulfield Cup Jockeys include Damien Oliver, Nick Hall and Craig Williams. To know which jockeys are riding in 2019’s Caulfield Cup, you will need to wait until the riders announcement.

Caulfield Cup 2019 Tips

Favourite: Constantinople

Best Bet:Mr. Quickie

Roughie: Rostropovich

Caulfield Cup Carnival

The Caulfield Cup Carnival incorporates 3 separate race days: Caulfield Guineas Day, Blue Sapphire Stakes Day  and Caulfield Cup Day.

Caulfield Cup Race Day

Race day takes place on Saturday, the 19th of October, 2019.

Caulfield Cup Race Time

The race is between 4:30pm-5:40pm Australian Eastern Standard Time.

Caulfield Cup Nominations

The total number of nominations is 164. Final published nominations are at 12:00 PM on Monday the 14th of October, 2019. 

Caulfield Cup Weights

The race uses weight for age. The final weight declarations are at 4:00PM Monday, the 14th of October, 2019.

Caulfield Cup Acceptances

The acceptances announcement occurs before 9:30 AM on Wednesday, the 16th of October, 2019.

Caulfield Cup Riders

The final chance for riders announcements is at 1 PM Wednesday, the 16th of October, 2019.

Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw

The barrier draw announcement will come in the afternoon on Wednesday, the 17th of October, 2019.

Caulfield Cup Scratchings

Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Saturday, the 19th of October, 2019.

Caulfield Cup Race Number

The Caulfield Cup is race number 8 on the 19th of October, 2019 during Caulfield Cup Day, part of the Stella Artois Caulfield Cup Carnival. There are ten races in total that day at Caulfield Racecourse.

Caulfield Cup Live

You can watch or listen to the 2019 Caulfield Cup live, across the following mediums.

Free-to-air television: Channel Seven

Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)

Radio: Radio Sport National

Stream Online: 7Live

Caulfield Cup 2019 Form Guide

Age restriction: None

Sex restriction: None

Class restriction: None

Apprentices: Can not claim

Track: Main

Track type: Turf

Field limit: 18

Track Conditions: Unavailable

Rail: Unavailable

The final form guide will be available the week of the race. You can check our full form guide closer to race day to see if the form guide for 2019’s Caulfield Cup has been released.

Caulfield Cup Winners (Past Results)

These results show the winners from the past 7 years. If you would like to know the details of every Caulfield Cup ever raced, please visit our Caulfield Cup Winners page.

Year Winner Weight Jockey Time
2018 Best Solution Patrick Cosgrave Saeed Bin Suroor 2:33.72
2017 Boom Time Cory Parish David and B Hayes and T Dabernig 2:27.6
2016 Jameka Nicholas Hall Ciaron Maher 2:28.8
2015 Mongolian Khan Opie Bosson M P Baker 2:27.7
2014 Admire Rakti Zac Purton Tomoyuki Umeda 2:32.1
2013 Fawkner Nicholas Hall Robert Hickmott 2:29.1
2012 Dunaden Craig Williams Mikel Delzangles 2:28.8
2011 Southern Speed Craig Williams Leon Macdonald and Andrew Gluyas 2:28.4
2010 Descarado C Munce Gai Waterhouse 2:35.6