Easter Cup Race Information

The Easter Cup is a 2000 metre open handicap race run by the Melbourne Racing Club normally on Easter Saturday. It is held at Caulfield as the feature event of the meeting.

  • Race Type: Group 3
  • Distance: 2000 metres
  • Conditions: Open handicap
  • Track: Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne, Victoria
  • Prizemoney: $160,000
  • Date: Saturday 3 April 2021

Easter Cup Race History

Coming soon.

Useful Facts

Last mare to win: Miss Maren (2009)

Last 3YO to win: C&G – Adolescence (2001); Filly – Kazanlik (1972)

Multiple winners: Future (1966-69); Flail (1933 & 1934); Riffian (1911 & 1913)

Fastest time (2000m): Hang Man (2021) 2:00:33

Interesting trivia:

Past winners of the Easter Cup

Winners of past Easter Cups include horses that go on to win major spring races.

Year Winner Second Third
2021 Hang Man Persan Mahamedeis
2020 Inverloch Midterm Savacool
2019 Plein Ciel Furrion Morton’s Fork
2018 Shoreham Odeon Life Less Ordinary
2017 Observational Second Bullet Double Bluff
2016 Leebaz Guardini Observational
2015 Sertorius Escado Shoreham
2014 Our Voodoo Prince Akzar Stipulate
2013 Jet Away Folding Gear Whisper Downs
2012 Folding Gear Viking Hero Shewan
2011 Paddy O’Reilly Fanjura Launay
2010 Fanjura Light Vision Hissing Sid
2009 Miss Maren Raffaello Light Vision
2008 Like It Is Sand Sweeper Come Fly With Me
2007 Maldivian Douro Valley Spinney
2006 Casual Pass Rubijon Our Spur
2005 Show Barry Lord Erin Pretorius
2004 Tall Timbers Sweet Corn Domine
2003 Bush Padre Gunnamatta Lodger
2002 Thong Classic Adolescence Aquiver
2001 Adolescence Flushed Mr Prudent
2000 Litmus Lady Elsie Royal Caliph