Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes 2018

Saturday October 13, 2018

Ladbrokes Tip: Runners drawn in barriers 3 – 7 have a strong record in the Caulfield Stakes

The Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes is one of four Group 1 features on the Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Day card in Melbourne each October during the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. It is the Caulfield Racecourse meeting’s staying feature run over 2000m under weight-for-age conditions, open to horses aged three and over. Worth $1 million in prize money the race makes a nice lead-up into the Ladbrokes Cox Plate and was first run in 1886 and won by Isonomy. Since then there has been many notable Caulfield Stakes winners including Wakeful (1901 & 1902), triple champ Eurythmic (1920-22), Ajax (1938), Comic Court (195), Sky High (1961 & 1962), Kingston Town (1981 & 1982), Rough Habit (1994), Lonhro (2002 & 2003), So You Think (2010), Atlantic Jewel (2013) and of course Winx (2016).

This year the Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes 2018 runs on Saturday October 13, 2018.

2018 Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes Results

  • 1st: Benbatl
  • 2nd: Blair House
  • 3rd: Humidor

Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes Race Info

  • Date: Saturday October 13, 2018
  • Track: Caulfield Racecourse
  • Distance: 2000m
  • Conditions: Weight-for-age
  • Status: Group 1
  • Prize Money: $1 million
  • First Run: 1886

Caulfield Stakes Betting & Odds

Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes betting is at its peak the week of the race with punters looking towards the favourite as they have saluted in the race five times since 2009, most recently with Winx (2016). Usually sitting top of the Caulfield Stakes odds are horses that ran well in their latest Group lead-up with six of the nine Caulfield Stakes winners from 2009-17 having finished top two in their lead-up runs including Winx (2016) who won Sydney’s Group 1 George Main Stakes (1600m).  Four and five year old horses also dominate the betting with just two horses since 2009 winning from outside this age group – Fawkner taking it out as a seven-year-old followed by Gailo Chop (7YO in 2017).

2018 Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes Odds

The season’s updated Ladbrokes Caulfield Sakes 2018 odds and betting market links to the Ladbrokes Cox Plate lead-up will be available below once open so stay tuned for the best Caulfield Group 1 racing odds this spring.

Caulfield Stakes Tips

Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes tips include selecting a horse that ran first or second last time out off a Group 1 lead-up, and to look for graduates of the Underwood Stakes that has produced seven winners since 2006 – the last to complete the double being the Kiwi Ocean Park (2012). Also, looking for runners drawn in barrier five is a good tip as this gate has produced four winners since 2009 including Atlantic Jewel (2013) who beat home the boys in the classic on the back of an Underwood Stakes second and Gailo Chop (2017) who improved on a lead-up third in the Underwood Stakes.

2018 Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes Tips

Our insider Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes 2018 betting tips and exotic selections will be detailed below the week of the race so stay tuned to see our tips on the horse to make the Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes honour roll.

Caulfield Stakes Field

The Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes field features a host of the season’s premier weight-for-age hopefuls but isn’t known for attracting bumper final acceptances. The event ran with under 10 starters every year from 2001 – 2013 before a dozen lined-up in the 2014 field when Fawkner won. Just eight gallopers ran in the 2015 edition with Criterion got the job done first-up off a UK race, but the smallest Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes field was the three-starters that took to the track when Winx won in 2016.

Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes odds online - Ladbrokes.com.au

Winx (2016) is one of the most famous Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes winners. Photo Credit: Ultimate Racing Photos.

The Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes field traditionally features staying types heading into another spring WFA classic – the Group 1 Ladbrokes Cox Plate (2040m) at Moonee Valley Racecourse and recent winners of the Ladbrokes Stakes – Cox Plate double include Northerly (2001), So You Think (2010), Ocean Park (2012) and Winx (2016) who won the latter for the second time be a historic margin of eight lengths.

2018 Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes Field

The official Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes 2018 Final Field & Barriers are announced by Racing Victoria the Wednesday of race week and will be listed in full below so bookmark this page to see what weight-for-age spring hopefuls make the starting line-up.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 6x1121x015 BENBATL (GB) Saeed Bin Suroor Pat Cosgrave 1 59kg 119
2 x4184x8173 HUMIDOR (NZ) Darren Weir Damian Lane 7 59kg 116
3 72x3x56x02 TOSEN BASIL (JPN) Darren Weir John Allen 2 59kg 110
4 x28167x006 HARLEM (GB) David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Regan Bayliss 6 59kg 108
5 78x512433x THE CLIFFSOFMOHER (IRE) Aidan O’Brien Mark Zahra 8 59kg 113
6 2153x16x21 HOMESMAN (USA) Liam Howley Jordan Childs 10 59kg 110
7 00x22110x4 BLAIR HOUSE (IRE) Charlie Appleby James Doyle 11 59kg 112
8 12141×2131 NIGHT’S WATCH (NZ) Darren Weir Ben Allen (a) 3 59kg 105
9 3620×40250 INVICTUS PRINCE (GB) Matthew Smith 4 59kg 98
10 x13714x322 D’ARGENTO Chris Waller James McDonald 12 58kg 109
11 2x9131x407 SEDANZER Gai Waterhouse & Adrian Bott Stephen Baster 9 57kg 104
12 1x0121x613 UNFORGOTTEN Chris Waller Michael Walker 5 56kg 108

2018 Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes Nominations

The early Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes 2018 Nominations close the Monday leading-up to Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Day and will be available here once released.

Caulfield Stakes Form Guide

The Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes form guide has all the details punters need to place a well-informed wager on the weight-for-age feature with information including the saddlecloth numbers, trainers, jockeys and barriers of all the starters. Many punters will be keen to find a Mark Kavanagh-trained runner in the mix as he’s trained three winners since 2007 with Maldivian (2007), Whobegotyou (2009) and Atlantic Jewel (2013). Winx (2016) joined Atlantic Jewel as the only mares to win the Caulfield Stakes since Tristarc (1985), so punters are keen to look for the male gallopers on the form guide as well as graduates out of the Underwood Stakes.

Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes Form Facts

  • The Underwood Stakes has produced more Caulfield Stakes winners than any other lead-up including Ocean Park (2014) who did the double
  • Four and five-year-old horses have dominated the Caulfield Stakes results from the past 30 years
  • Only three mares in the past 30 years have saluted in the Caulfield Stakes

Caulfield Stakes Results

The Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes results and finishing order are known when the Ladbrokes Caulfield Guineas Day showdown runs on the early October program and shows exactly where your selection ran, the winning time / margin as well as the starting price of all the horses and any official scratchings.

Caulfield Stakes results over the past decade have been dominated by single-figure fancies, but upsets have also occurred including Douro Valley ($41 in 2008) and Descarado ($13 in 2011).

2018 Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes Results

The full Ladbrokes Caulfield Stakes 2018 Results & Finishing Order will be available here once the Group 1 takes place on Saturday October 13, 2018.

Caulfield Stakes Winners

Year Winner 2nd 3rd Time
2018 Benbatl Blair House Humidor 2:00.8
2017 Gailo Chop Johannes Vermeer Jon Snow 2:02.1
2016 Winx Black Heart Bart He Or She 2:03:4
2015 Criterion Happy Trails Mongolian Khan 2:02.0
2014 Fawkner Criterion Side Glance 2:01.6
2013 Atlantic Jewel Foreteller Super Cool 2:02.9
2012 Ocean Park Alcopop Sincero 2:04.7
2011 Descarado Avienus Lights of Heaven 2:02.5
2010 So You Think Alcopop Whobegotyou 2:02.4
2009 Whobegotyou Heart Of Dreams Vision And Power 2:01.5
2008 Douro Valley Pompeii Ruler Guillotine 2:04.3
2007 Maldivian Miss Finland Anamato 2:01.9
2006 Casual Pass Pompeii Ruler El Segundo 2:02.6
2005 El Segundo Fields Of Omagh Confectioner 2:04.8
2004 Mummify Grand Armee Starcraft 2:03.2
2003 Lonhro Mummify Defier 2:02.3
2002 Lonhro Sunline Ustinov 2:00.6
2001 Northerly Shogun Lodge Ethereal 2:02.5
2000 Sky Heights Shogun Lodge Tie The Knot 2:03.6