Caulfield racecourse

Caulfield racecourse is one of the most common racecourses in Australia. This racecourse is owned by crown land and is located in Caulfield, Melbourne, Victoria in Australia. The racecourse is also home to one of the three clubs in Melbourne, the Melbourne Racing clubs. For those horse-racing lovers who cannot make it for the racecourse, you can catch the racing on the Seven Network. This is the official screening channel.

The Caulfield races

The Caulfield is host to various horse races. The most notable races include but not limited to;

Caulfield cup; this is one of the richest Australian horse races and it extends to about 2400 meters in length. The race is only open to the three year old horses and above. The Caulfield cup was first held in 1879.

Caulfield Guineas; these races fall under the group 1 racing group. The race was inaugurated in 1871. This race is held annually and it usually kicks off on the second Saturday of the month of October. It is one of the races that form the Springfield Carnival that is held at the racecourse.

Blue diamond Stakes; this is group 1 racing group and it usually involves two year old horses.

CF Orr Stakes; this is a group 1 racing group and it is run under the weight for age conditions. The horse race along a 1200 meters long distance.

Oakleigh Plate; this race is held during the autumn sprinting series. It is an open race that is 1100 meters long.

Underwood stakes; this is an annual racing competition that is held in late September. It is a group 1 horse race and it usually adapts the weight for age conditions.

Futurity stakes; this is a 1400 meter race and it is a group 1 horse race that is run under the weight for age conditions.

Grp Race Name Age Sex Weight Distance Date
1 Blue Diamond Stakes 2YO sw wfa 1200 February
1 C F Orr Stakes Open Open wfa 1400 February
1 Caulfield Cup Open Open hcp 2400 October
1 Caulfield Guineas 3YO Open sw 1600 October
1 Caulfield Stakes 3YO+ Open wfa 2000 October
2 Futurity Stakes Open Open wfa 1400 February
2 Invitation Stakes Open Open hcp 1400 September
1 Oakleigh Plate Open Open hcp 1100 February
1 The Thousand Guineas 3YO Fillies sw 1600 October
1 Toorak Handicap Open Open hcp 1600 October
1 Underwood Stakes 3YO+ Open wfa 1800 September
2 Angus Armanasco Stakes 3YO Fillies sw 1600 February
2 Pol Roger Stakes 3YO Open sw 1800 February
2 Caulfield Sprint Open Open hcp 1100 October
2 Herbert Power Stakes Open Open qlty 2400 October
2 J J Liston Stakes 3YO+ Open wfa 1400 August
1 Memsie Stakes 3YO+ Open wfa 1400 August
2 Schillaci Stakes 3YO+ Open wfa 1000 October
Distance Record Time Date Horse
1000m 0:55.970 10/10/2009 Lucky Secret
1100m 1:01.730 06/02/2010 Here de Angels
1200m 1:07.740 10/03/2007 Miss Andretti
1400m 1:21.200 21/09/2003 Exceed And Excel
1450m 1:26.370 07/01/2001 Demontage
1600m 1:34.280 04/03/2006 Fields of Omagh
1700m 1:41.420 26/12/2004 Niagara Falls
1800m 1:47.190 24/02/2001 Cent Home
2000m 2:00.380 08/12/2007 Tremezzo
2400m 2:25.320 21/10/2000 Diatribe
3200m 3:30.000 28/05/1994 Our Running Star