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The Caulfield Cup is one of the most anticipated horse races on the Australia calendar and is looked forward to by horse racing fans and punters alike. Regarded as the toughest mile and a half handicap throughout the Spring Racing Carnival, the Caulfield Cup is pivotal in the lead up to the Melbourne Cup held only a few days later.
The Caulfield Cup field is fought over among the nation’s greatest runners, with international interest in the race growing each year. Only 18 horses make up the final field, with four emergencies waiting in the wings hoping to be called upon.
The Caulfield Cup field, which must be at least three-years-old, compete over the 2,400 metre course vying for a share in the $2.5 million purse. The winner of the prestigious race takes home $1.5 million in prizemoney and a trophy worth $100,000, with second-placed claiming $375,000 and third $200,000. Making it a highly lucrative event.
Being a handicap the Caulfield Cup has minimum weights of 49 kilograms for three-year-olds, with four-year-olds carrying a minimum of 50 kilograms.
The 2010 Caulfield Cup is scheduled to jump on October 16 so make sure to head back here at 2010CaulfieldCup.com.au for the latest news and information and of course the Caulfield Cup field once it is released! If you’re looking for the latest info, check out our partner site for this year’s Caulfield Cup field.
2010 Caulfield Cup Field
|1||SHOCKING||Mark Kavanagh||Michael Rodd||57||118|
|2||METAL BENDER (NZ)||Chris Waller||Hugh Bowman||56||116|
|3||MR MEDICI (IRE)||Peter Ho||Gerald Mosse||55||112|
|4||TOKAI TRICK (JPN)||Kenji Nonaka||Shinji Fujita||54.5||111|
|5||BUCCELLATI (GB)||Tony Noonan||Steven King||54||108|
|6||HARRIS TWEED (NZ)||Murray & Bjorn Baker||Brad Rawiller||54||109|
|7||MANIGHAR (FR)||Luca Cumani||Damien Oliver||54||110|
|8||MASTER O’REILLY (NZ)||Danny O’Brien||Dwayne Dunn||54||107|
|9||MONACO CONSUL (NZ)||Michael Moroney||Craig Williams||54||108|
|10||TRIPLE HONOUR (NZ)||Chris Waller||Larry Cassidy||54||114|
|11||ZAVITE (NZ)||Anthony Cummings||Ben Melham||54||110|
|12||ALCOPOP||Jake Stephens||Mark Zahra||53.5||108|
|13||HERCULIAN PRINCE (NZ)||Gai Waterhouse||Glyn Schofield||53.5||2.0||110|
|14||ZABRASIVE (NZ)||John O’Shea||Craig Newitt||53||107|
|15||DESCARADO (NZ)||Gai Waterhouse||Chris Munce||52.5||111|
|16||JESSICABEEL (NZ)||John O’Shea||James Winks||52.5||108|
|17||FAINT PERFUME||Bart Cummings||Glen Boss||52||108|
|18||DARIANA||Bart Cummings||Luke Nolen||51.5||109|
|19e||MOURAYAN (IRE)||Robert Hickmott||Nicholas Hall||53.5||107|
|20e||RED RULER (NZ)||John Sargent||Mark Du Plessis||53.5||107|
|21e||DRUNKEN SAILOR (IRE)||Luca Cumani||53||108|
|22e||VALDEMORO||Tony Vasil||Jason Maskiell (a)||50||101|