Caulfield Stakes 2021 Tips & Betting Advice

The Caulfield Stakes is a $1 million weight-for-age contest held every year at Caulfield racecourse.

This race serves as a great launching pad for horses looking to claim the bigger features of the spring including the Cox Plate and Caulfield Cup.

Caulfield Stakes Information


  • DateSat 10 Oct, 2020
  • RacecourseCaulfield
  • Race Distance2000 metres
  • ConditionsWeight-for-age
  • StatusGroup 1
  • Prize Money$1,000,000

Caulfield Stakes 2021 Odds

There are currently no odds avaualble for the 2021 Caulfield Stakes.

Caulfield Stakes Betting Tips

Our experts will provide their free Caulfield Stakes tips and betting preview in the lead up to the Spring Carnival Group 1.

Our early preview and Caulfield Stakes best bets will be available in advance of the race as our tipsters pick out the best value from the futures markets and the final field.

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Caulfield Stakes Field

The Caulfield Stakes field will be released closer to the race date.

Caulfield Stakes Barrier Draw

The 2021 Caulfield Stakes barrier draw will be released closer to the race date.

Caulfield Stakes Form Guide

The Caulfield Stakes form guide can be hard to put together as this race is a launching pad for runners targeting events later in the spring.

The Caulfield Stakes is a major lead-up race for the Cox Plate, Caulfield Cup and Melbourne Cup. The distance of 2000m is ideal for those targeting 2040m at Moonee Valley a fortnight later and those wanting to run 2400m in the Caulfield Cup.

International runners now like to use this as a tune up event, just as Benbatl did when winning in 2018. This means the race could potentially come a best weighted/classed horse, so check the form of the overseas runners before making investments.

Caulfield Stakes Live Stream

Want to watch a live stream of the Caulfield Stakes? A number of bookmakers stream Australian horse racing live online and you can watch on your PC, Tablet or Smartphone. Check out our live streaming section to find where you watch the Caulfield Stakes.

Caulfield Stakes Day Schedule

The full Caulfield Stakes Day schedule is as follows. The order is subject to change.

Race 1: Debutant Stakes
Race 2: Weekend Hussler Stakes
Race 3: Thoroughbred Club Stakes
Race 4: Cape Grim Beef Stakes
Race 5: Schillaci Stakes 
Race 6: Thousand Guineas
Race 7: Toorak Handicap
Race 8: Caulfield Stakes
Race 9: Caulfield Guineas
Race 10: Herbert Power Stakes

Caulfield Stakes History

It might not be the most important race on its own but it is arguably the event that shapes the spring to come the most in Melbourne.

Past winners of the Caulfield Stakes reads like a who’s who of Australian racing with Winx, So You Think, Lonhro, Northerly, Might And Power, Rough Habit, Naturalism, Bonecrusher and Kingston Town all taking out the event.

It’s one of the best form guides for future racing with horses going on from this race to typically compete in both the Cox Plate and Caulfield Cup. 

First run and won in 1886 by Isonomy, the Caulfield Stakes is now a highly coveted event. Previously known as Yalumba Stakes from 1997-2010, the race is now known as the Neds Stakes, but is still registered as the Caulfield Stakes.

Caulfield Stakes Previous Winners

Year
Winner
2020Arcadia Queen
2019Cape Of Good Hope
2018Benbatl
2017Galio Chop
2016Winx
2015Criterion
2014Fawkner
2013Atlantic Jewel
2012Ocean Park
2011Descarado
2010So You Think
2009Whobegotyou
2008Douro Valley
2007Maldivian
2006Casual Pass
2005El Segundo
2004Mummify
2003Lonhro
2002Lonhro
2001Northerly
2000Sky Heights

Caulfield Stakes 2020 Result

1st - Arcadia Queen
2nd - Russian Camelot
3rd - Humidor
Caulfield Stakes
Arcadia Queen was too good for favoruite Russian Camelot off a slow tempo (Getty)

Caulfield Stakes Social News

Punters looking to get the latest Caulfield Stakes social news should visit the Caulfield racecourse social media accounts, which can be found at @MelbRacingClub and Melbourne Racing Club on Facebook.

Caulfield Stakes FAQ

When is the 2021 Caulfield Stakes?

The 2021 Caulfield Stakes runs on Saturday October 9.

How long is the Caulfield Stakes?

The staying race is run over 2000m.

Where is the Caulfield Stakes held?

The Caulfield Stakes is held at Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne, Australia.

What time does the Caulfield Stakes run?

The Caulfield Stakes is held at 2:30pm.

Who won the 2020 Caulfield Stakes?

Arcadia Queen took out the 2020 Caulfield Stakes.

What’s the prize money for the 2021 Caulfield Stakes?

$1 million is the total prize pool for the 2021 Caulfield Stakes.