The Caulfield Cup and Mannerism at Caulfield Cup

Currently held under handicap conditions, the Caulfield Cup is a Group One Thoroughbred race for horses three years of age or older. The Melbourne Racing Club is currently in the process of changing the race to weight for age conditions.


Giga Kick gave a promising young trainer Clayton Douglas a dream win in the Caulfield Cup. The horse was one of the last to be picked for the race. The horse was ridden by Craig Williams.

The Caulfield Cup is a Group 1 race, held at Caulfield Racecourse each year. It's a contested handicap race, with prize money of $5 million. It's also one of the oldest races in Australia and has amassed a huge history.

The race is the second most popular horse race in Australia, behind the Melbourne Cup. The field is usually full of livewire chances and it's difficult to pick a winner.

The Caulfield Cup is regarded as one of the most prestigious races in the world. It's also considered to be a form guide to the Melbourne Cup. Many horses have run multiple times in the race. It's the third race on the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival calendar.

The Caulfield Cup is contested by 18 horses. The field size is larger than average. The official field is announced the week after the race.

The second acceptances for the 2022 Caulfield Cup will be taken on Tuesday September 20, 2022. The third acceptances will be taken on Tuesday in early October. This is the time to begin to narrow down the field.

The Caulfield Cup is one of the most prestigious races in the country. It's considered one of the richest races in the world. It's also the toughest handicap race.


Amongst the most successful horses to run in the Caulfield Cup was Northerly. The 2002 winner was the best of his generation in middle distance Thoroughbred racing. He won nine Group One races, including the Australian Cup, Cox Plate and St George Stakes, and has earned over A$9.34 million.

The horse was trained by Western Australian harness racing legend Fred Kersley. Kersley said he was pleased with the racing industry's honouring of his horse. In addition to winning the Caulfield Cup, Northerly also won the Cox Plate in 2001 and 2002.

The race was won by Northerly, who weighed in at 58 kilograms. He travelled the course in record time, beating the best milers in Perth by nearly three lengths. The win helped him move to fourth place on the all-time prize money earner list.

The race was a great indicator of the horse's talent. Northerly had a fantastic spring and won two Cox Plates in his home state. He also earned the aforementioned "Mirror Man" prize.

He was also crowned Australian Horse of the Year. He has been inducted into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame.

The horse won a record nine Group One races. It was also the first northern hemisphere raider to win both the Cup and Plate. He was bred at Oakland Park Stud, Western Australia. He was a son of Serheed.

He was trained by Fred Kersley and was one of the best middle distance Thoroughbreds of his time. He won a number of minor races in Perth, including the C F Orr Stakes and the Railway Stakes.


During the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival, the Mannerism at Caulfield Cup is a black-type race for older mares. Held each year in late February, it is contested at 1400m and is run under set weights and penalties. Runners with a good record often sit high in the betting markets for the Mannerism Stakes.

The Mannerism Stakes is a Group 3 race for mares, run over 1400 metres. It is held on the same day as the Group 1 Futurity Stakes and Group 1 Oakleigh Plate. The prize purse is worth $200,000.

The Mannerism Stakes was originally run as a Listed race in 1988, and was elevated to Group 3 status in 1993. The race was run at Flemington in 1996. Then in 1999, it was held at Caulfield.

Mannerism won the Group 1 VicHealth Cup in 1992 and then the Group 1 Caulfield Cup the following year. She also won the Group 1 Australasian Oaks at Morphettville in 1991. She was foaled in 1988. During the 1990s, Mannerism was a member of the Milburn Creek Stud in the southern highlands of NSW.

When she won the Mannerism Stakes in 1992, she was ridden by Shane Dye. The crowd was critical of the ride, with some saying that Dye was too fast. The horse went wide and covered extra ground, but came home in the last 100 metres.

In 2007, the race was won by Seachange, who won seven Group 1 races in the New Zealand. She also ran third in the Coolmore Classic and third in the Group 3 VRC Tooheys New Plate.


Despite the strong field of horses, Elvstroem was able to win the Carlton Draught Caulfield Cup (2400m) at Melbourne Racing Club on Saturday. The five-year-old bay racehorse was ridden by Nash Rawiller. After a fast start, Elvstroem travelled to the front with 250 metres to run. With Rawiller controlling the tempo, Elvstroem was able push to the front and then hold off Makybe Diva. The winner finished two lengths clear.

Elvstroem was sired by world champion sire Danehill. He is also the only horse to win the Derby as a three-year-old. He is also the only horse to win both the Victoria Derby and the Caulfield Cup within a twelve-month period.

Elvstroem was the first horse to win the Victoria Derby and the Caulfield Cup in twelve months since Manfred in 1926. The son of Circles Of Gold is out of an AJC Oaks Group I-winning mare.

Danehill has sired four Victoria Derby winners and two Derby runners. Two have gone on to stud. In the past two years, Australia's Horse of the Year title has been dominated by BEST horses.

Elvstroem is the best of Danehill's stakes-winning sons. He has won the Group 1 Turnbull Stakes, the Group 1 Underwood Stakes and the Group 1 C.F. Orr Stakes. He has also placed in six other Group 1 races. He is out of the chestnut mare Circles Of Gold, who is a descendant of Circles of Gold, Gold Rush, Gold Rush Junior, Gold Rush, Gold Rush and Gold Rush.

Scobie Breasley

Known as the father of Australian jockeys, Arthur Edward 'Scobie' Breasley was an Australian who paved the way for other Australian jockeys to excel overseas. He rode over 3000 winners throughout his career, which spanned nearly half a century.

A natural jockey, Breasley trained in England and Europe. He was a four-time British Champion Jockey, and also won the Prix de L'Arc de Triomphe in Paris in 1958 on Ballymoss. Breasley rode over 1,000 winners in Australia, including four Caulfield Cup winners and five Derby winners. In addition to his success in Australia, he also won big races overseas.

Breasley was a hands-and-heels jockey who was known for his exquisite balance in the saddle. He was a natural and was a pioneer for Australian jockeys who went overseas. He trained horses in France, England, and Barbados.

The first major success of his career was when he won the AJC Metropolitan Handicap on Cragford in 1930. In 1963, Breasley won the British Champion Jockey Award. He also rode for Queen Elizabeth II.

In 1968, Breasley retired to live in England, where he had won the Gold Cup, but returned to ride in Australia in the 1990s. He rode for some of the country's leading owners, including Sir Gordon Richards, J.V. Rank, and Sir Gordon Richards. In 1996, Breasley was immortalized by Racing Victoria. He was inducted into the Racing Hall of Fame in 2001.

Damien Oliver

Among his many achievements, Damien Oliver has won four Caulfield Cups. He has also ridden in the Cup on four other occasions.

Oliver has also ridden in the Melbourne Cup on two occasions. His 2002 ride Media Puzzle was a fitting tribute to his brother Jason, who died in a training accident in the week leading up to the Cup.

Oliver also won the Melbourne Cup on Fiorente in 2013. Oliver has also won the Cox Plate twice. He has won 10 Melbourne jockeys' premierships between 1991 and 2015. He has also been inducted into the Racing Hall of Fame.

Oliver's career has been plagued with health issues, but he has risen above them. He has won three Melbourne Cups, ridden in nine Group One races, won the Golden Slipper and is one of the top two jockeys in Australia. He is also a member of the Levin Health sports board. He is also the father of three children.

The Australian Racing Hall of Fame inducted Oliver into its ranks in 2008. He is a member of the Racing Victoria Hall of Fame and the Australian Sports Hall of Fame. Oliver is also a member of the New Zealand Racing Hall of Fame. He has also been the winner of the Apprentice Jockey Championship and the Cox Plate. He has also won the Scobie Breasley Medal.

He is the second best jockey in Australia, behind Brett Prebble and John Allen. Oliver is also equal second in the number of Caulfield Cups won. He has also ridden in five Group One races this season.

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