The Caulfield Guineas is part of the spring Group One thoroughbred horse racing in Melbourne, Australia, every October, leading up to the Melbourne Cup.

  • Race Type: Group 1, Set weights, 3YO
  • Distance: 1,600 metres
  • Track: Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Date: Saturday, 10 October 2020

In addition to the Caulfield Guineas, which has a total prize money of $2,000,000, The  Thousand Guineas, Caulfield Stakes and Toorak Stakes are held on the same day a week before the BMW Caulfield Cup as part of the Caulfield Cup Carnival.

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.

2018 Caulfield Guineas Final Field & Odds:

Check below for the latest odds for the 2017 Caulfield Guineas.

2018 Caulfield Guineas Preview & Tips:

Track: Good   Weather: Fine

With the early scratching of Ranier from the outside barrier, there will be 14 runners with 11 colts, two geldings and one filly. Seven runners had their last start in the Group 3 Caulfield Guineas Prelude while another three had their last start in the Group 2 Stutt Stakes. The short-priced favourite is The Autumn Sun who was an impressive winner of the Golden Rose last outing. Second favourite is Native Soldier who won the Caulfield Guineas Prelude by 2 lengths. Third favourite is the filly Oohood who won the Flight Stakes in a blanket finish after several placings at Group level.

Leonardo Da Hinchi sprinted hard to win the Stutt Stakes last outing. Gem Song was a close 2nd in the Listed Dulcify Quality at Randwick. Tavisan ran 2nd in the Caulfield Guineas Prelude, while Good ‘n’ Fast finished 8th. All other runners are currently 30 to 1 or longer.

The following are the top 4 selections from our tipster panel for this years race.

Jo’s Tips
1 The Autumn Sun
4 Leonardo Da Hinchi
15 Oohood
2 Native Soldier

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. 2017 winner Mighty Boss was 100 to 1.

Year Winner Second Third
2019 Super Seth Alligator Blood Groundswell
2018 The Autumn Sun Vassilator Oohood
2017 Mighty Boss Kementari Catchy
2016 Divine Prophet Seaburge Hey Doc
2015 Press Statement Lizard Island Ready For Victory
2014 Shooting To Win Rich Enuff Wandjina
2013 Long John Divine Calling Shamus Award
2012 All Too Hard Pierro Epaulette
2011 Helmet Manawanui Huegill
2010 Anacheeva Run For Levi Masquerader
2009 Starspangledbanner Carrara Manhattan Rain
2008 Whobegotyou Time Thief Von Costa De Hero
2007 Weekend Hussler Scenic Blast Marching
2006 Wonderful World Excites Court Command
2005 Gods Own Paratroopers Primus
2004 Econsul Barely A Moment Under Command
2003 In Top Swing Face Value Kempinsky
2002 Helenus Bel Esprit Choisir
2001 Lonhro Ustinov Pure Theatre
2000 Show A Heart Fubu Sale Of Century