News About: Caulfield Cup Carnival

Drunken Sailor Injured and Out of Caulfield Cup

Drunken Sailor Injured and Out of Caulfield Cup

25 Sep, 2012

Injury has ruled veteran stayer Drunken Sailor out of the Caulfield Cup with the BMW third placegetter not among the 80 horses included in second acceptances today.

Drunken Sailor has been ruled out of the Caulfield Cup. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Owners OTI Racing confirmed the winner of more than $1 million in …

Cups Start Closer for Glencadam Gold

Cups Start Closer for Glencadam Gold

25 Sep, 2012

Gai Waterhouse-trained import Glencadam Gold has made another step towards a berth in the Caulfield and Melbourne Cups with a 1.5kg penalty incurred as a result of last week’s Newcastle Cup (2300m) victory.

Glencadam Gold is closer to a start in the Cups after a 1.5kg penalty. Photo by: Steve Hart

The four-year-old’s weight now …

Bowman wraps up winning double on Pampelonne in The Shorts

Bowman wraps up winning double on Pampelonne in The Shorts

22 Sep, 2012

Leading Sydney jockey Hugh Bowman wrapped up another successful day with a winning feature double when Pampelonne took out the Group 2 $200,000 Bowermans Office Furniture Shorts (1200m) at Randwick today.

Pampelonne and Hugh Bowman take out The Shorts at Royal Randwick. Photo by: Steve Hart

The in-form Bowman added another Group 1 victory to …

Folding Gear into Caulfield Cup with Naturalism win

Folding Gear into Caulfield Cup with Naturalism win

22 Sep, 2012

Jockey Ben Melham will begin a strict weight lose program to ride Folding Gear in the Caulfield Cup after the five year old took out the Group 3 $150,000 D’Urban Naturalism Stakes (2000m) at Caulfield today.

Folding Gear (pictured left) wins the Group 3 Naturalism Stakes from Mr O'Ceirin. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia…

Southern Speed has to perform in the Underwood Stakes

Southern Speed has to perform in the Underwood Stakes

21 Sep, 2012

Last year’s Caulfield Cup winner Southern Speed will have to produce a first class performance in the Group 1 $400,000 Hyland Race Colours Underwood Stakes (1800m) at Caulfield tomorrow to influence Craig Williams’ thoughts for the remainder of the Spring.

Williams is committed to riding last year’s Melbourne Cup winner Dunaden in this year’s Caulfield …

Moody aims Manighar to Cox Plate

Moody aims Manighar to Cox Plate

19 Sep, 2012

Peter Moody will concentrate on a Cox Plate campaign for weight for age star Manighar after the imported grey has continued to improve since his very unlucky second at Flemington when resuming for the Spring.

Manighar has impressed Moody with his continued progression and the premiership trainer will bypass the Group 1 $2.5m BMW Caulfield …

Stout Hearted receives 1kg penalty for Caulfield Cup

Stout Hearted receives 1kg penalty for Caulfield Cup

17 Sep, 2012

Saturday’s Rosehill winner Stout Hearted was rewarded for his winning effort with a 1kg penalty for the Caulfield Cup but a start in the $2.5m 2400m Group 1 at Caulfield on October 20 is still up in the air.

Stout Hearted has received a 1kg penalty for the Caulfield Cup. Photo by: Steve Hart

The …

Walker scores plum ride on Sincero in Underwood Stakes

Walker scores plum ride on Sincero in Underwood Stakes

17 Sep, 2012

In form jockey Michael Walker has scored the plum ride on last start Memsie Stakes winner Sincero when he lines up in the Group 1 $400,000 Hyland Race Colours Underwood Stakes (1800m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Michael Walker has scored the ride on Memsie Stakes winner Sincero (pictured). Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Walker, …

International Spring Contenders Begin Journey

International Spring Contenders Begin Journey

14 Sep, 2012

The first contingent of international raiders being aimed at Australia’s major spring races took the first steps of their journey yesterday.

Melbourne Cup winner Dunaden, along with 15 other horses, has entered pre-export quarantine at Newmarket. Photo by: Taron Clarke

Sixteen horses, headed by Melbourne Cup winners Dunaden and Americain, entered pre-export quarantine at Newmarket …

Red Cadeaux not in Caulfield Cup first acceptances

Red Cadeaux not in Caulfield Cup first acceptances

11 Sep, 2012

The Ed Dunlop trained English stayer Red Cadeaux is one of the notable absentees from the 116 runners left in the $2.5m BMW Caulfield Cup after first acceptances were taken for the 2400m Group 1 run at Caulfield on October 20.

Red Cadeaux, pictured finishing second to Dunaden in last year's Melbourne Cup, will not …