2014 Caulfield Cup - Field, Odds & Betting
2012 Caulfield Cup
The Caulfield Cup is one of the most eagerly anticipated races of the season and took place on Saturday October 20, 2012. The race will be run at Caulfield Racecourse as the final instalment of the Caulfield Racing Carnival. The Caulfield Racing Carnival takes place as part of the wider Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival, which is packed full of the biggest and best race days in Australia each year. Caulfield Cup Day alone is one of the biggest days of racing in the world. Caulfield Cup betting certainly accounts for a large amount of the money put down annually by Aussie punters.
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The Caulfield Racing Carnival is a three day event which begins with the Caulfield Guineas for three-year-olds on the first Saturday, followed by the Thousand Guineas for three-year-old fillies on the Wednesday. The carnival then culminates in the 2012 Caulfield Cup. Any horse that makes into the Caulfield Cup field is already a champion, but taking out the big event is icing on the cake.
The 2012 Caulfield Cup was run under handicap conditions and over a distance of 2,400 metres. The race is worth $2.5 million in prize money and is considered one of the most prestigious races in the world. Horses that win the 2012 Caulfield Cup will be given automatic entry into the $6 million 2012 Melbourne Cup on the first Tuesday of November.
A total of 18 horses will be given the opportunity to compete in the 2012 Caulfield Cup, however, it is not uncommon for well over 200 horses to be nominated for a run in the race.
Make sure you make the most of the opportunity to win big on the 2012 Caulfield Cup by taking up one of the many betting options available for the race. The Caulfield Cup is a fantastic opportunity to receive great odds on your favourite stayer due to the great mix of talented horses in the race. Betting combinations such as trifectas, quinellas, first fours and your standard win and place options are available for the 2012 Caulfield Cup.