Caulfield Stakes

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Caulfield Stakes
Group 1 race
Location Caulfield Racecourse
Caulfield, Victoria,
Australia
Inaugurated 1886
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Sponsor Cathay Pacific
Website www.melbourneracingclub.net.au
Race information
Distance 2,000 metres
Surface Turf
Track Left-handed
Qualification Three-year-olds & up
Weight Weight for Age
Purse $400,000 (2014)

The Caulfield Stakes is a Melbourne Racing Club Group 1 Thoroughbred horse race run under weight-for-age conditions, for three-year-olds and upwards, run over a distance of 2,000 metres at Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne, Australia. Prizemoney is A$400,000.[1]


Race history[edit]

The race is held annually in October on Caulfield Guineas day, the first day of the MRC Spring Carnival. The conditions of the race in regard to distance and WFA is similar to the WS Cox Plate, held a fortnight after the Caulfield Stakes, and many Cox Plate contenders will use this race as a preparatory race.

During World War II the race was run at Flemington Racecourse.[2]

1930 winner – Amounis
1916 winner – Lavendo

Race name[edit]

  • 1886–1996 - Caulfield Stakes
  • 1997–2010 - Yalumba Stakes
  • 2011 onwards - Caulfield Stakes

Race distance[edit]

  • 1886–1887 - 118 miles (~1800 metres)
  • 1888 - 114 miles (~2000 metres)
  • 1889–1967 - 118 miles (~1800 metres)
  • 1968–1971 - 114 miles (~2000 metres)
  • 1972 onwards - 2000 metres

Race grade[edit]

  • 1886–1978 - Principal Race
  • 1979 onwards - Group 1

Double winners[edit]

Thoroughbreds that have won the Caulfield Stakes – W S Cox Plate double:[3]

Thoroughbreds that have won the Caulfield Stakes – Caulfield Cup double:

The winners[edit]

Deadheat

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Winners and Past Results for the Yalumba Stakes". Progroupracing.com (Aus). 2014. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "DETAILS OF 7 EVENTS AT FLEMINGTON". The Argus (Trove - Digitized Newspapers and more). 19 October 1942. p. 9 col. 1–2. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "Caulfield Stakes". Ladbrokes. 2014. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "2014 Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 11 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "2013 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  6. ^ "2012 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  7. ^ "2011 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  8. ^ "2010 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  9. ^ "2009 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  10. ^ "2008 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  11. ^ "2007 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  12. ^ "2006 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  13. ^ "2005 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  14. ^ "2004 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  15. ^ "2003 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  16. ^ "2002 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  17. ^ "2001 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  18. ^ "2000 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  19. ^ "1999 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  20. ^ "1998 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  21. ^ "1997 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  22. ^ "1996 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  23. ^ "1995 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  24. ^ "1994 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  25. ^ "1993 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  26. ^ "1992 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  27. ^ "1991 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  28. ^ "1990 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  29. ^ "1989 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  30. ^ "1988 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  31. ^ "1987 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  32. ^ "1986 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  33. ^ "1985 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  34. ^ "1984 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  35. ^ "1983 Race Result". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 October 2014.