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Caulfield Cup Field & Barriers

Wednesday, 18th October 2017

The final field has been declared and the barrier draw conducted for the world's richest mile-and-a-half handicap, the $3.15 million Gr1 Caulfield Cup (2400m) to be run at Caulfield racecourse this Saturday, 21 October. Part of the Grand Slam of Australian racing, the time-honoured Caulfield Cup boasts an honour roll that includes some of the greatest names of the Australian turf including Rising Fast (1954/55), Tulloch (1957), Tobin Bronze (1967), Ming Dynasty (1977/80), Tristarc (1985), Let's Elope (1991), Mannerism (1992), Doriemus (1995), Might And Power (1997), Ethereal (2001), and Northerly (2002). This year, the $4.60 TAB fixed odds favourite is the Irish stayer Johannes Vermeer following his eye-catching second in last weekend's Gr1 Caulfield Stakes (2000m). Next is the Darren Weir-trained Humidor at $6, New Zealand Horse of the Year Bonneval at $7, and Amelie's Star at $8.50. All other runner are at double figure odds headed by Harlem, Jon Snow and Ventura Storm at $11. The outsider of the field is He's Our Rokkii at $101. Click below to view the full field and barriers.

 Mrgn.Runners
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J: C J Parish
T: D & B Hayes & T Dabernig
W: 52 kgs
S: Flying Spur
D: Bit Of A Ride
1.3L
J: Ms K O'Hara
T: N J Olive
W: 53 kgs
S: Not A Single Doubt
D: Redaluca's Gaze
1.5L
J: B Melham
T: A O'Brien
W: 54.5 kgs
S: Galileo
D: Inca Princess
1.9L
J: Ben Allen
T: Archie Alexander
W: 50 kgs
S: Lord Of England
D: Fitness

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