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.
|1||Blue Diamond Stakes||2YO||sw||wfa||1200||February|
|1||C F Orr Stakes||Open||Open||wfa||1400||February|
|1||The Thousand Guineas||3YO||Fillies||sw||1600||October|
|2||Angus Armanasco Stakes||3YO||Fillies||sw||1600||February|
|2||Pol Roger Stakes||3YO||Open||sw||1800||February|
|2||Herbert Power Stakes||Open||Open||qlty||2400||October|
|2||J J Liston Stakes||3YO+||Open||wfa||1400||August|
|1100m||1:01.730||06/02/2010||Here de Angels|
|1400m||1:21.200||21/09/2003||Exceed And Excel|
|1600m||1:34.280||04/03/2006||Fields of Omagh|
|3200m||3:30.000||28/05/1994||Our Running Star|