News About: Caulfield Spring Carnival

Dunaden Breaks History to Win Caulfield Cup

Dunaden Breaks History to Win Caulfield Cup

20 Oct, 2012

Star French stayer Dunaden overcame both history and an outside barrier draw to become the first ever original topweight to win the Caulfield Cup since the prestigious race began in 1879.

Dunaden is the first original topweight to win the Caulfield Cup. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Australian jockey Craig Williams produced a first-class …

Howmuchdoyouloveme Dominates Caulfield Sprint

Howmuchdoyouloveme Dominates Caulfield Sprint

20 Oct, 2012

Robust front-runner Howmuchdoyouloveme added the Group 2 Caulfield Sprint (1100m) to his impressive early career resume at Caulfield today with a dominant start-to-finish display.

Howmuchdoyouloveme takes out the Group 2 Caulfield Sprint. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

Trainer Con Karakatsanis told horseracing.com.au earlier this week that the four-year-old’s major strength was his ability to …

Alzora Wins Ethereal Stakes on Way to Oaks

Alzora Wins Ethereal Stakes on Way to Oaks

20 Oct, 2012

David Hayes-trained filly Alzora shot into VRC Oaks (2500m) contention when breaking her maiden status in the Listed Ethereal Stakes (2000m) at Caulfield today.

Alzora is heading towards the Oaks after winning the Listed Ethereal Stakes. Photo by: Race Horse Photos Australia

It was the ninth start of Alzora’s career and she showed an appreciation …

Mosse Has Chance for Redemption Aboard Americain

Mosse Has Chance for Redemption Aboard Americain

19 Oct, 2012

French jockey Gerald Mosse will get the chance to pay back connections of Americain for giving him a second chance if the former Melbourne Cup winner lines up in the Caulfield Cup (2400m) tomorrow.

Gerald Mosse will accompany Americain if he starts in the Caulfield Cup tomorrow. Photo by: Taron Clarke.

Americain could still be …

Jakkalberry Flies Under Caulfield Cup Radar

Jakkalberry Flies Under Caulfield Cup Radar

19 Oct, 2012

With two former Melbourne Cup winners and an in-form Gai Waterhouse-trained favourite in the field, it is only natural that some horses will fly under the radar in the build-up to the Caulfield Cup (2400m).

That is especially true for a number of international contenders who are yet to race on Australian soil.

One of …

Latin News Out To Break Drought in Melbourne

Latin News Out To Break Drought in Melbourne

18 Oct, 2012

He has not won since the Gosford Guineas in April 2010 but Bryan Dais believes recent stable addition Latin News can make an impact in the Group 2 Caulfield Sprint (1100m) this Saturday.

The Group 1 placegetter has had just one start under Brisbane-based Dais, a runner-up finish to Too Many Reds at Eagle Farm …

Avdulla back on Secret Admirer for Caulfield Cup

Avdulla back on Secret Admirer for Caulfield Cup

15 Oct, 2012

Sydney jockey Brenton Avdulla has been appointed to ride Secret Admirer in the Caulfield Cup (2400m) in what will be his first time aboard the dual Group 1 winner this spring.

Brenton Avdulla has been appointed to ride Secret Admirer in the Caulfield Cup. Photo by: Taron Clarke.

Avdulla has ridden the Grahame Begg-trained mare …

More Joyous Gets Plum Toorak Draw

More Joyous Gets Plum Toorak Draw

10 Oct, 2012

Superstar mare More Joyous has received an early favour with a barrier four draw for her attempt to score a ninth Group 1 win in the Toorak Handicap (1600m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

More Joyous has drawn barrier four for the Toorak Handicap. Photo by: Steve Hart.

The six-year-old will be chasing a seventh consecutive …

Caulfield Cup Picture Becomes Clearer

Caulfield Cup Picture Becomes Clearer

9 Oct, 2012

Who will and won’t contest the Caulfield Cup has become clearer with a number of horses withdrawn from contention today.

Glencadam Gold is the only Gai Waterhouse-trained horse still in contention for the Caulfield Cup. Photo by: Steve Hart.

The third round of acceptances were announced today and among the more notable withdrawals are last …