The 2017 Caulfield Cup results will be updated all afternoon long at horseracing.com.au and we could not be more excited for what is always one of the highlights of the Spring Racing Carnival!
The Caulfield Cup is always an outstanding betting race and that is definitely the case in 2017 – you can make a case for just about every horse in this field.
It is Ladbrokes Stakes runner-up Johannes Vermeer that is currently favourite at 2017 Caulfield Cup odds of $4.40 with Ladbrokes and there is then a gap to the likes of Australian Oaks winner Bonneval ($7.50), Darren Weir-trained Humidor ($8.50), talented stayer mare Amelie’s Star and Naturalism Stakes winner Harlem ($10).
The Caulfield Cup is the obvious highlight this afternoon, but there are plenty of other stellar races including the Caulfield Sprint, Ladbrokes Moonga Stakes, Tristarc Stakes and Coongy Cup.
We will be updating the results for Caulfield Day all afternoon long, so don’t miss out on a single second of the action with horseracing.com.au.
2017 Caulfield Cup Day Results
Race 1 (12:15pm) – $120,000 Resimax Group Plate Results
Our Crown Mistress continued the impressive start to her racing career with a professional win in the Resimax Group Plate at Caulfield this afternoon.
Stephen Baster settled Our Crown Mistress right on the speed in the early stages of the Resimax Group Plate and that prove to be a winning play.
Our Crown Mistress quickly picked up Naantali at the top of the straight and she did enough to hold-off a fast-finishing Counterplay in the final stages of the race.
- 1st – Our Crown Mistress
- 2nd – Naantali
- 3rd – Counterplay
Race 2 (12:50pm) – $120,000 Listed Gothic Stakes Results
Snitzepeg continued his stellar 2017 Spring Racing Carnival campaign with an impressive win in the Gothic Stakes at Caulfield this afternoon.
Snitzepeg won the Antler Luggage Stakes at Flemington on Turnbull Stakes Day, but he still started the Gothic Stakes at double-figure odds.
Lord Sundowner took up the running and gave his rivals plenty to catch, but Snitzepeg was able to finish over the top of him in the final stages of the race.
- 1st – Snitzepeg
- 2nd – Lord Sundowner
- 3rd – Wassergeist
Race 3 (1:25pm) – $150,000 Group 3 Ethereal Stakes Results
Pinot will head to the Crown Oaks after she recorded a tough victory in the 2017 Ethereal Stakes at Caulfield this afternoon.
Stephen Baster took Pinot straight to the front in the early stages of the Ethereal Stakes and she was always in control of the Group 3 late.
Pinot was on tired legs in the final stages of the Ethereal Stakes, but she had done enough to give Stephen Baster and Gai Waterhouse an early double.
- 1st – Pinot
- 2nd – Rimraam
- 3rd – Hiyaam
Race 4 (2:00pm) – $350,000 Group 3 Ladbrokes Classic Results
Cliff’s Edge led from start to finish to take out the 2017 Ladbrokes Classic at Caulfield this afternoon.
Main Stage was able to run down Cliff’s Edge late in the UCI Stakes a fortnight ago, but there was no repeat of that this afternoon as Cliff’s Edge kicked clear from his rivals at the top of the straight and never looked like being beaten.
Cliff’s Edge is now set to step-up to the 2500 metres of the Victoria Derby and will have another clash with Tangled and Main Stage.
- 1st – Cliff’s Edge
- 2nd – Tangled
- 3rd – Main Stage
Race 5 (2:35pm) – $150,000 Group 3 Coongy Cup Results
Kiwia gave Darren Weir a third winner on Caulfield Cup Day with a quality win in the Coongy Cup.
Samovare took up the running in the early stages of the Coongy Cup from Assign, while Kiwia was settled in the second half of the field.
It had been tough for horses to make up ground from the tail of the field in the first five races, but that wasn’t the case in the Coongy Cup as Kiwia finished over the top of his rivals to record the biggest win of his racing career to date.
Kiwia will now head to the Bendigo Cup.
- 1st – Kiwia
- 2nd – Samovare
- 3rd – Maurus
Race 6 (3:10pm) – $150,000 Group 3 Ladbrokes Moonga Stakes Results
The amazing Caulfield Cup Day of Darren Weir continued with a quinella in the 2017 Ladbrokes Moonga Stakes at Caulfield this afternoon.
Burning Front hit the front at the top of the straight and looked as though he was going to grind for another tough win, but Ulmann emerged from the pack late to finish over the top of his stablemate.
Weir now has four winners on Caulfield Cup Day and he has both Humidor and Amelie’s Star in the Caulfield Cup.
- 1st – Ulmann
- 2nd – Burning Front
- 3rd – Echo Effect
Race 7 (3:45pm) – $200,000 Group 2 Caulfield Sprint Results
Snitty Kitty fought-off Super Too to win the 2017 Caulfield Sprint at Caulfield this afternoon.
Super Too took up the running in the Caulfield Sprint with Snitty Kitty sitting outside her and they ensured that the race was run at a very genuine tempo.
Neither mare stopped, but it was Snitty Kitty that proved too good late and she found the line strongly to take out the Caulfield Sprint in race record time.
- 1st – Snitty Kitty
- 2nd – Super Too
- 3rd – Faatinaah
Race 8 (4:30pm) – $3,000,000 Group 1 Caulfield Cup Results
Boom Time scored a stunning upset victory in the 2017 Caulfield Cup at Caulfield this afternoon.
There was plenty of action in the early stages of the Caulfield Cup and eventually it was Sir Issac Newton that took up the running before he opened up a huge lead at the 800 metre mark.
He quickly came back to the field, but he clearly gassed the chasing group and it was anybody’s race in the final stages of the race.
Single Gaze looked as though she would claim victory, but it was Boom Time that finished stronger to record one of the biggest upsets in Caulfield Cup history.
- 1st – Boom Time
- 2nd – Single Gaze
- 3rd – Faatinaah
Race 9 (5:10pm) – $200,000 Group 2 Tristarc Stakes Results
Global Glamour showed her toughness to take out the 2017 Tristarc Stakes at Caulfield this afternoon.
It was Savanna Armour that took up the running in the early stages of the Tristarc Stakes, while Global Glamour settled just outside the leader.
Global Glamour hit the front at the top of the straight, but she looked like a sitting duck when Cool Passion loomed on the inside.
Cool Passion headed Global Glamour at one point, but the stunning mare was able to fight back and record another big win.
- 1st – Global Glamour
- 2nd – Cool Passion
- 3rd – Shillelagh
Race 10 (5:45pm) – $120,000 Listed Alinghi Stakes Results
Fuhryk returned to winning form with an impressive victory in the Alinghi Stakes at Caulfield this afternoon.
It had been a tough 2017 Spring Racing Carnival campaign for Fuhryk before the Alinghi Stakes, but Craig Williams gave her a peach of a ride and he showed an impressive turn-of-foot when asked for an extra effort.
Co-trainer Ben Hayes was impressed with the win of Fuhryk and he believes that a Group 1 win could be in the offering for Fuhryk.
- 1st – Fuhryk
- 2nd – Lyuba
- 3rd – Nieta