Caulfield Sprint

Looking for early info on this year’s Caulfield Sprint? The experts at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.

Caulfield Sprint

Run over 1,000 metres, the Caulfield Sprint is a Group 2 race taking place at Caulfield Racecourse. With a $300,000 prize purse, it attracts some of Australia’s best sprinters.

Starting out as a Listed Race, this race was upgraded to Group 3 status in 1993, followed by Group 2 status in 1999.

This race serves as a good lead up for the Darley Classic.

Caulfield Sprint 2019 – Quick Information

  • Race Day: Saturday, October 19th, 2019
  • Track Location: Caulfield Racecourse
  • Track Surface: Turf
  • Track Direction: Left-handed
  • Race Distance: 1,000 metres
  • Weight Conditions: Handicap
  • Qualification: Open (Maidens ineligible)
  • Type: Thoroughbred
  • Grade: Group 2
  • Prize Purse: $300,000
  • Inaugural Race: 1983

Caulfield Sprint Betting

There are many different ways to bet on the Caulfield Sprint, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:

Bet Type How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s Caulfield Sprint
Win Bet Place your bet on the horse you think will take first place in this year’s Caulfield Sprint.
Place Bet Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s Caulfield Sprint. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.
Each-Way Bet If your runner finishes 1st in the Caulfield Sprint, 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 Sprint, 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 Sprint to win the Exacta.
Trifecta Bet You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the Caulfield Sprint to win the Trifecta.
First Four You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within the Caulfield Sprint 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 Sprint, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.

How To Bet On The Caulfield Sprint

  1. Log in at
  2. Make a deposit, using your credit card, PayPal or other safe electronic method
  3. Make sure to check out form guide, once it’s released
  4. Decide what kind of bet you’re going to place (Win, Place, Each-Way, Trifecta + more betting options, please read our section on Caulfield Sprint Betting above).
  5. Select the horse(s) for the race.

Caulfield Sprint 2019 Odds

Early market odds are displayed below. If you would like to know the current odds, you can check our live market for the 2019 edition of the Caulfield Sprint here. 

(Please note that the odds below are from 04/10/2019, prior to acceptances).

All In Win Odds Place Odds

Which Horse Will Win The Caulfield Sprint

The best way to pick who will win the Caulfield Sprint is to take into account the form, assess the barriers, consider the weight the horse will carry, among other factors.

Additional factors to take into considerations are as follows:

  • Favourite Flair – This race’s results has been dominated by favourite and horses offering single digit odds.
  • Female Performers – Mares have a good record in this race, with quite a few first places taken in recent years.

Caulfield Sprint Favourites

Early favourites include TBA #1, TBA #2 and TBA #3.

Caulfield Sprint 2019 Field

Once nominations are released. we will display the 16 most likely runners to make the field below.

Caulfield Sprint 2019 Tips

Favourite: TBA.

Best Bet: TBA.

Best Roughie: TBA.

Caulfield Sprint Race Day

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

Caulfield Sprint Barrier Draw

The 2019 Caulfield Sprint barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.

Caulfield Sprint Nominations

Nominations close by 12:00 PM on Monday, the 14th of October, 2019.

Caulfield Sprint Weights

Handicap conditions apply to this race. Final weights will be announced by 4:00 PM on Monday, the 14th of October, 2019.

Caulfield Sprint Acceptances

Acceptances must be declared before 9:30 AM on Wednesday, the 16th of October, 2019.

Caulfield Sprint Jockeys

The final riders announcement is at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, the 16th of
October, 2019.

Caulfield Sprint Scratchings

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

Caulfield Sprint Prize Money

The Caulfield Sprint prize purse is worth $300,000 in total, distributed from places first through to eighth.

Place Prize Money
1st $180,000
2nd $54,000
3rd $27,000
4th $13,500
5th $7,500
6th $6,000
7th $6,000
8th $6,000

Caulfield Sprint Race Number

The Caulfield Sprint is race number 5 on Saturday, the 19th of October, 2019. There are ten races in total that day at Caulfield Racecourse.

Caulfield Sprint Form Guide

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 Sprint has been released.

Caulfield Sprint Live

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

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

Radio: Radio Sport National

Caulfield Sprint Winners

Winners of the Caulfield Sprint for the past five years are displayed in the table below. For a full list of winners, please visit our winners page for this race.

Year Winner Trainer Jockey Weight Time
2018 Eduardo Sarah Zschoke Brian Park 53 kgs 0:58.43
2017 Snitty Kitty Henry Dwyer Beau Mertens 53 kgs 0:56.28
2016 Our Boy Malachi Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes Dwayne Dunn 57 kgs 0:57.72
2015 Lumosty

eclair Choice

Robert Smerdon

Phillip Stokes

Dwayne Dunn

Dom Tourneur

53 kgs

53 kgs

2014 Bel Sprinter

Miracles Of Life

Jason Warren

Paul Snowden

Ben Melham

Hugh Bowman

59 kgs

56 kgs

2013 Spirit Of Boom Tony Gollan Nicholas Hall 58 kgs 1:04.70
2012 Howmuchdoyouloveme Con Karakatsanis Brenton Avdulla 54.5 kgs 1:03.16
2011 Sepoy Peter Snowden Kerrin McEvoy 55.5 kgs 1:03.11
2010 Set For Fame Peter Moody Luke Nolen 54 kgs 1:05.42
2009 First Command Lee Freedman Dwayne Dunn 56.5 kgs 1:04.21
2008 Sunburnt Land Mathew Ellerton Chris Symons 56.5 kgs 1:03.66
2007 Tesbury Jack Julie Scott Darren Gauci 54.5 kgs 1:02.52
2006 Biscayne Bay Paul Perry Greg Childs 53 kgs 1:02.47
2005 Jet Spur John O’Shea Stephen Baster 52 kgs 1:02.19
2004 Lilando Andrew Noblet Corey Brown 52 kgs 1:04.06
2003 Blur Colin Little Steven King 51.5 kgs 1:03.51
2002 Rubitano Brian Mayfield-Smith Nash Rawiller 58 kgs 1:03.07
2001 Windigo Ramon Goldsmith Nash Rawiller 55 kgs 1:04.06
2000 Camena Gerald Ryan Jim Byrne 53 kgs 1:02.41
1999 Notoire Paul Perry Greg Hall 54 kgs 1:03.95