2017 Caulfield Cup Field, Barriers & Odds

2017 Caulfield Cup

The 2017 Caulfield Cup has been scheduled to take place as part of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, on the 21st October, 2017.

Undoubtedly the feature on a strong nine race card, the Caulfield Cup also headlines the small Caulfield Carnival which included a total of five Group 1 races over two weeks; including both the Caulfield Guineas (1600m) and Caulfield Stakes (2000m) one week prior.2017 Caulfield Cup

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The Caulfield Cup is undoubtedly one of the most highly-anticipated races during both the Spring Carnival and entire Australian racing calendar, and always figures as particularly interesting and lucrative from a betting standpoint as a result.

Boasting an incredible $3 million prize pool, the Caulfield Cup often figures as the final major competitive point of call for stayers targets the country’s leading race; the Melbourne Cup on the first Tuesday of November.

The Caulfield Cup has attracted impressive, talent-rich and capacity fields for most of its impressive history and that trend will undoubtedly continue through the race’s 137th edition in 2017.

A total of eleven horses have completed the coveted Caulfield Cup/Melbourne Cup double in the same year; a feat completed first by Poseidon in 1906 and most recently by Ethereal in 2001.

Often the Caulfield Cup winner starts as a leading chance for success in the Melbourne Cup. Can the 2017 Caulfield Cup winner become only the second running since the turn of the century to complete the feat?

2017 Caulfield Cup Field

Often, a general field for the Caulfield Cup begins to take shape during the Autumn Racing Carnival as Australia’s and the world’s leading stayers begin to stake their claims on a berth in the headline event.

International stayers have proven more than capable of success in the Caulfield Cup, and every edition of the race since 1998 has included at least one runner bred and trained abroad.

International raiders have experienced notable success in the Caulfield Cup, and were represented in success most recently in 2014 when Japanese hero Admire Rakti saluted with a race-high handicap.

A multiple-stage declaration process will take place to determine the 2017 Caulfield Cup final field, which will include nominations, first and second acceptances.

Be sure to continue visiting 2017CaulfieldCup.com.au to keep up to date with every stage of nominations and acceptances leading into the 2017 Caulfield Cup!

2017 Caulfield Cup Betting

Betting on the Caulfield Cup always figures as both a popular and lucrative play, owing largely to the race’s stakes and subsequent talent-rich and capacity field drawn in.

Early 2017 Caulfield Cup odds will be available with online bookmakers up to a year prior to the race; with markets generally opened in the week following the proceeding season’s running of the race.

Early 2017 Caulfield Cup betting markets offer punters exceptional value for money and are more than worth consideration. 2014 champion Admire Rakti could be taken at a quote as long as $41 in early betting markets, proving the value is well and truly at its peak months in advance.

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2017 Caulfield Cup Results

2017 Caulfield Cup Results
1st: #13 Boom Time
2nd: #10 Single Gaze
3rd: #3 Johannes Vermeer

2017 Caulfield Cup News

Aidan O’Brien’s Irish raider Johannes Vermeer is one of three internationally-trained stayers in Saturday’s Caulfield Cup 2017 field and is the firming favourite to take out the mile and a half classic. Due to jump as Caulfield Race 8 at 4:30pm (AEDT) on Saturday afternoon as the first of the…