The Caulfield Guineas kicks off three days of outstanding Group One thoroughbred horse racing in Melbourne, Australia, every October.
Race Type: Group 1
Distance: 1600 metres
Track: Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne, Victoria
Date: Saturday 13 October 2012
|Caulfield Guineas Odds|
In addition to the Caulfield Guineas, which has a total prize money over $1,000,000, The Vinery Stud Thousand Guineas Day and the BMW Caulfield Cup are held during the Caulfield Cup Carnival weekend.
The Caulfield Guineas is for three-year-olds, has set weights and is run over a 1600-metre turf course. First run in 1881, the Guineas has been won by such topliners as Lonhro, 2001; Redoute’s Choice, 1999; Our Maizcay, 1995; Mahogany, 1993; Red Anchor, 1984; Grosvenor, 1982; Manikato, 1978; Luskin Star, 1977; and Surround, 1976.
2012 Caulfield Guineas Final Field & Odds:
Check below for the latest odds for the 2012 Caulfield Guineas.
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2012 Caulfield Guineas Preview & Tips:
Track: Dead Weather: Showers
There are only 8 runners in the $400,000 Beck Caulfield Guineas. Pierro is the odds-on favourite as he is unbeaten after 8 race starts and won the 3 legs of the Sydney two-year-old Triple Crown in April. Second in the market is Epaulette with 4 wins and 2 places from 6 starts, including a win in the Guineas Prelude. Next is All Too Hard with 3 wins and 2 places from 7 starts.
Let Go Lenni, Awesome Bro and Ashokan came 2nd, 3rd and 4th respectively in the Guineas Prelude at their last outing. Carringbush Jack and Road Trippin came 2nd and 4th respectively in the Group 2 Bill Stutt Stakes at their last start.
The following are the top 4 selections from our tipster panel for this years race.
|1 Pierro||1 Pierro||1 Pierro|
|2 Epaulette||7 Awesome Bro||3 All Too Hard|
|3 All Too Hard||8 Let Go Lenni||7 Awesome Bro|
|6 Carringbush Jack||3 All Too Hard||2 Epaulette|
Previous winners of the Caulfield Guineas:
Wonderful World, ridden by Luke Nolen and trained by Bart Cummings, won the 2006 outing in a time of 1.35.98. Excites was second and Court Command finished third. Cummings trained God’s Own, with Glen Boss up, won the 2005 Caulfield Guineas. Cummings has five Guineas cups. His other winners were Alfa, Kenmark and Storm Queen. Other recent winners include Enconsul, 2004; In Top Swing, 2003; Helenus, 2002; Show A Heart, 2000; Kenwood Melody, 1998; Encounter, 1997; Alfa, 1996; and Our Maizcay, 1995.
In the past ten years, Steven King and R. S. Dye each have two Guineas wins. King won in 2000 on Show a Heart and in 2002 on Helisso. Dye’s wins were back-to-back. In 1997 he won with Encounter and in 1998 with Kenwood Melody.The longest priced winner of the Guineas was Abaridy, who went off at 250-1 odds in 1986.
|2012||All Too Hard||Pierro||Epaulette|
|2010||Anacheeva||Run For Levi||Masquerader|
|2008||Whobegotyou||Time Thief||Von Costa De Hero|
|2007||Weekend Hussler||Scenic Blast||Marching|
|2006||Wonderful World||Excites||Court Command|
|2004||Econsul||Barely A Moment||Under Command|
|2003||In Top Swing||Face Value||Kempinsky|
|2000||Show A Heart||Fubu||Sale Of Century|