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If you’re a horse racing enthusiast, then you definitely don’t want to miss the upcoming Caulfield Cup. The Caulfield Cup is a popular Group 1 horse race that takes place every year in Caulfield, Melbourne, Australia at the Caulfield Racecourse. The thoroughbred horse race was established all the way back in 1879. It has the distinction of being one of the planet’s richest horse races. The 2014 winner of the open handicap race was Admire Rakti, a bay horse from Japan.

When a horse wins this race, he can earn Melbourne Cup entry. Horse racing enthusiasts often guess how runners will fare in the Melbourne Cup based on how well they run in the Caulfield race.

This year’s race is set to take place at 5:40pm on 17 October, a Saturday. This will be the Caulfield Cup Carnival’s last day. Horses that are at least 3 years in age are eligible to participate in this race. The prize winnings for the race exceed three million dollars.

If a horse is skilled and lucky enough to win the Melbourne Cup and Caulfield race in the same exact year, he’ll win the ‘Cups Double.’ Only eleven talented horses have accomplished this so far in history, however. Poseidon did so as far back in time as 1906. Might and Power did so in much more recent times, in 1997. Other horses who have accomplished this are both Rising Fast and Galilee.

If you’re excited about this upcoming Caulfield race and are thinking about betting on a specific horse, you can check the Caulfield Cup odds through many online resources. Knowing the Caulfield Cup odds can help determine which exact horse you want to put your money on. If you truly believe in the abilities of a longshot horse, betting on him in spite of his low odds can potentially win you a significant sum of money.

Some of the prominent racehorses that are probably going to run in this October race are Mongolian Khan, Goldstream, Tall Ship, Noble Protector, Lucia Valentina, Big Memory, Au Revoir, Who Shot Thebarman, Bring Something, La Amistad, Set Square, Alpine Eagle, Rising Romance, Banca Mo and numerous others. These names aren’t 100 percent certain at this point in time, however. Owners and trainers sometimes pull horses out of races due to injuries and illnesses, for example. This is why it’s important for people who are thinking about betting on horses to keep checking for changes in the odds and updates in any of the specific runners.

The internet not only is terrific for people seeking information on odds for the Caulfield cup, but it can also be terrific for people who want additional insight into the big event. Many online racing resources provide readers with quality tips straight from the mouths of some of the racing world’s biggest authorities.

Before you place your bets on the 2015 race in Caulfield, make sure you’re equipped with as much knowledge regarding the race as possible. Learn the trainer and the jockey behind the horse of your choosing. It’s important to understand that trainers and jockeys greatly affect racehorse performance. A good racehorse can perform badly without the guidance of a great jockey and trainer, for example. Weight information can also be helpful for people who are looking to place bets on the race.

Hundreds and hundreds of racehorses compete annually to make it to this illustrious race in the Melbourne suburbs. Only 18 horses total are able to run the race. The horses in the Caulfield race are a blend of runners from Australia and other parts of the planet.