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Caulfield Cup Tips 2019

                   Caulfield Cup 2019


The Caulfield Cup is one of the “Big 3” over the Melbourne Racing Tips Spring Carnival. Caulfield Cup Tips will be the focus of the Saturday Melbourne Racing Tips this week with our Expert Melbourne Racing Tips analyst Pete Brinky. The Caulfield Cup race is a Group 1 run over 2400m under handicap conditions and is worth a staggering $5 million making it the richest race on turf in the world at 2400m. It’s the final day of the massive two day Caulfield Racing Tips Spring Carnival which also includes the two Group 2’s the Caulfield Sprint and the Tristarc Stakes. Oour Saturday Melbourne Racing Tips will also include three Group 3 races in the Ladbrokes Classic, The Ethereal Stakes and the Group 3 Moonga Stakes.


The Caulfield Cup is a Group 1 handicap run over 2400m with stake money of $5 million. It forms one of the “Big 3” in the Melbourne Racing Tips Spring Carnival and sits comfortably alongside the Cox Plate and Melbourne Cup as icons of Australian racing.

Caulfield Cup – the key information

This is a testing gruelling race over the mile and a half with a strong uphill run toward the 1200m and you don’t want to be racing wide with no cover in this race. The Caulfield Cup is such a crucial guide to the Melbourne Cup. Often an “unlucky” runner or the runner storming home from the back going on to win or run well in the Melbourne Cup.

It is worth noting that only 11 horses have completed the Caulfield/Melbourne Cup Double over the last 100 years so taking on the Caulfield Cup winner in the Melbourne Cup can be a profitable investment. Over the last 25 years this race has grown on the international stage and many overseas trainers use this as their lead up run to the Melbourne Cup. This can make it very hard for punters to get a lead on form as in Australia we are not used to horses resuming over 2400m and winning, whereas this is more the “norm” in Europe. They generally go hard the first 600m in this race then back the pace right off so drawing a middle barrier can be a real advantage here.


Our Melbourne Saturday Racing Tips will cover the Caulfield Sprint as a key race on Caulfield Cup Day. The Caulfield Sprint is a Group 2 open handicap run over 1000m the race historically has been won by some nice horses with Eduardo taking out last years edition. Horses feed into this feature sprint via a race like the Gilgai Stakes or a race like the Premier Stakes in Sydney. This is a high speed race however historically has been won by more an 100-1200m horse with a late swoop over the top.


The Tristarc Stakes is a Group 2 race run for the mares under the set weights and penalties over 1400m. This race attracts great quality mares many of whom are wishing to go on and contest the Melbourne racing tips Group 1 Myer Classic at Flemington, those who don’t head that way may target a race like the Group 2 Matriarch Stakes on the final day of the Flemington carnival. Mares targeting this race may have run previously ion the Group 2 Blazer Stakes as the lead in.


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