Balaklava Cup

  • Date: September 2nd, 2015
  • Racecourse: Balaklava
  • Race Distance: 1600m
  • Conditions: Open Quality
  • Prize Money: $80,000

2016 Balaklava Cup News

Melbourne Cup Unlikely For Gris Caro

Melbourne Cup Unlikely For Gris Caro

Trainer Jake Stephens has revealed that exciting imported stayer Gris Caro was only entered in the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (3200m) as a precaution and is unlikely to contest the ‘race that stops a nation’.

Trainer Jake Stephens does not believe that Gris Caro is as good as 2012 Mackinnon Stakes winner Alcopop. Photo by: …

The 2015 Balaklava Cup is a Listed mile event held at Balaklava Racecourse in South Australia. Held in late August or early September, the Balaklava Cup is one of the state’s biggest country races and as such attracts impressive crowds in excess of 12,000 people.

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Run under open quality conditions over 1600m, the Balaklava Cup pays decent prize money of $80,000. The largest country meet in South Australia, Balaklava Cup Day attracts both decent horses and sizeable crowds for an excellent day of racing, fashion, and entertainment.

The Balaklava Cup attracts a variety of horses, including local country runners and even some metropolitan-stabled horses. Horses usually target the Balaklava Cup following fairly successful runs in other black-type events, often of a higher grade. The Murray Bridge Gold Cup is a great follow-on event for horses that run well in the Balaklava Cup.

Balaklava Racecourse was established in 1903 and the Balaklava Cup is one of the oldest races it hosts. With a long, successful history, the Balaklava Cup today is recognised as somewhat more prestigious than its listed status.

Notable Balaklava Cup winners include Easy Landing (2001), Lord Mick (2004) and Bagman (2012).

2015 Balaklava Cup Field

The 2015 Balaklava Cup field usually includes a number of outstanding runners. The 2015 Balaklava Cup field will be published below.

Balaklava Cup Results

Balaklava Cup results since 2000 are listed below.

Year Results Winning Time
2015 1 TBD 2 TBD 3 TBD TBD
2014 1 Longshoreman 2 Justify That 3 Albonetti 1:36.08
2013 1 Gris Caro 2 Detox 3 Baby Boy 1:35.95
2012 1 Bagman 2 Road Warrior 3 Light Tan 1:37.38
2011 1 Magical Pearl 2 Candle 3 Silent Surround 1:36.11
2010 1 Hawk Island 2 Snow Alert 3 Music Review 1:11.8
2009 1 Alcopop 2 Steel My Heart 3 Aztec Smytzer 1:34.56
2008 1 Life To The Full 2 Aztec Smytzer 3 Steel My Heart 1:35.30
2007 Race Not Held
2006 1Pride Of Archway 2Jaffa Jonnie 3On A Jeune 1:35.40
2005 1 Civil 2 Stamen 3 Kehlstein 1:37.84
2004 1 Lord Mick 2 Capo Del Opo 3 Roman Arch 1:35.72
2003 1 Roman Arch 2 Cumbria 3 Sciatica 1:39.5
2002 1 Chading 2 Border Time 3 Terminus Prince 1:36.62
2001 1 Easy Landing 2 Roralism 3 At Risk 1:36.97
2000 1 My Golden Bracelet 2 More Action 3 Mr Selby 1:39.54