Caulfield Cup winners

The Caulfield Cup is one of Australia’s premier staying races, it is run every year at the Caulfield racecourse in the lead up to the Melbourne Cup. We list all of the winners dating back to the first running of the Caulfield Cup in 1879 and take a look at the champion racehorses that have won the race twice.

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Might and Power wins the 1997 Caulfield Cup by 7.5 lengths.

Might and Power wins the 1997 Caulfield Cup by 7.5 lengths.

Multiple winners of the Caulfield Cup

The list of multiple Caulfield Cup winners is led by one of the the greats of Australian horse racing, Rising Fast. Rising Fast famously won the Caulfield Cup, Cox Plate and Melbourne Cup in 1954, he won a second consecutive Caulfield Cup in 1955. Ming Dynasty is the most recent horse to win two Caulfield Cups. Unlike the list of Cox Plate winners, no horse has won more than two Caulfield Cups.

List of multiple Caulfield Cup winners

HorseNumber of winsYears
Ming Dynasty21977, 1980
Rising Fast21954 – 1955
Whittier21922, 1925
Uncle Sam21912, 1914
Poseidon21906 – 1907
Hymettus21898, 1901
Paris21892, 1894

Caulfield Cup wins by jockey

Unlike the horses, a number of jockeys have won the Caulfield Cup on more than two occassions. Scobie Breasley won five Cups, including four in a row between 1942 – 1945. More recently, Damien Oliver has won four Caulfield Cups, while Neville Sellwod won three back in the 1950s.

Most Caulfield Cup wins by jockeys

JockeyNumber of winsYears
A. (Scobie) Breasley51942 – 1945, 1952
Damien Oliver41992, 1994 – 1995,1999
Neville Sellwood31950 – 1951, 1957

Trainers to have won multiple Caulfield Cups

Not only did Bart Cummings train a remarkable number of Melbourne Cup winners, he also trained 7 Caulfield Cup winners. The great T.J. Smith and Lee Freedman both trained 4 winners of the premier race.

Complete list of Caulfield Cup winners

YearWinnerWeightTimeJockeyTrainer
2020Verry Elleegant55 kg02:32.0Mark ZahraChris Waller
2019Mer De Glace55.5 kg02:30.2Damian LaneHisashi Shimizu
2018Best Solution57.5 kg02:33.7Patrick CosgraveSaeed bin Suroor
2017Boom Time52 kg02:27.7Cory ParishDavid and Ben Hayes & Tom Dabernig
2016Jameka Favourite52.5 kg02:28.8Nicholas HallCiaron Maher
2015Mongolian Khan Favourite55 kg02:27.8Opie BossonMurray Baker
2014Admire Rakti58 kg02:32.1Zac PurtonTomoyuki Yumeda
2013Fawkner55 kg02:29.1Nicholas HallRobert Hickmott
2012Dunaden58 kg02:28.8Craig WilliamsMikel Delzangles
2011Southern Speed52.5 kg02:28.4Craig WilliamsLeon MacDonald & Andrew Gluyas
2010Descarado52.5 kg02:35.6Chris MunceGai Waterhouse
2009Viewed57 kg02:29.7Brad RawillerBart Cummings
2008All The Good54.5 kg02:27.4Kerrin McEvoySaeed bin Suroor
2007Master O’Reilly50.5 kg02:26.1Vlad DuricDanny O’Brien
2006Tawqeet53.5 kg02:27.6Dwayne DunnDavid Hayes
2005Railings52 kg02:27.9Greg ChildsJohn Hawkes
2004Elvstroem54 kg02:31.3Nash RawillerTony Vasil
2003Mummify53 kg02:25.9Danny NikolicLee Freedman
2002Northerly58 kg02:30.3Greg ChildsFred R. Kersley
2001Ethereal50 kg02:30.9Scott SeamerSheila Laxon
2000Diatribe52.5 kg02:25.3Jim CassidyGeorge Hanlon
1999Sky Heights56.5 kg02:30.1Damien OliverColin Alderson
1998Taufan’s Melody53.5 kg02:30.1Ray CochraneLady Herries
1997Might And Power52.5 kg02:26.2Jim CassidyJack Denham
1996Arctic Scent49 kg02:30.2Brent StanleyJim Mason
1995Doriemus52 kg02:28.1Damien OliverLee Freedman
1994Paris Lane Favourite53 kg02:26.5Damien OliverLee Freedman
1993Fraar54.5 kg02:28.0Peter HutchinsonDavid Hayes
1992Mannerism54.5 kg02:34.9Damien OliverLee Freedman
1991Let’s Elope48.5 kg02:30.3Steven KingBart Cummings
1990Sydeston Favourite57 kg02:31.6Mick DittmanBob Hoysted
1989Cole Diesel50 kg02:27.2Michael KerrGreg Mance
1988Imposera51 kg02:29.4Brian YorkRoss McDonald
1987Lord Reims52 kg02:36.3B ThomsonC F Fenwick
1986Mr. Lomondy53.5 kg02:30.1D M WalshNoel Eales
1985Tristarc Favourite50.5 kg02:30.9W TreloarR S Mcdonald
1984Affinity53 kg02:29.7P HylandJ J Moloney
1983Hayai52.5 kg02:38.8N VoigtJ R Lee
1982Gurner’s Lane53.5 kg02:32.5B ThomsonG Murphy
1981Silver Bounty53 kg02:27.1E. DidhamG Carson
1980Ming Dynasty58 kg02:28.7E. DidhamJB Cummings
1979Mighty Kingdom47 kg02:29.9M. JohnstonTJ Smith
1978Taksan52 kg02:27.5J. DugganTJ Smith
1977Ming Dynasty54 kg02:28.5H.WhiteJB Cummings
1976How Now Favourite52 kg02:36.7J.StockerC Hayes
1975Analight50.5 kg02:30.0P TrotterC Beechey
1974Leilani52 kg02:38.3R. MallyonJB Cummings
1973Swell Time51.5 kg02:35.9B AndrewWC Winder
1972Sobar45.5 kg02:27.1H.WhiteK Hilton
1971Gay Icarus9.2 st.02:28.0R. MallyonC Beechey
1970Beer Street7.11 st.02:31.2B GildersD Judd
1969Big Philou8.2 st.02:28.3R HigginsJB Cummings
1968Bunratty Castle7.13 st.02:29.7R MallyonK Wynne
1967Tobin Bronze9.1 st.02:31.1J JohnsonHG Heagney
1966Galilee8.7 st.02:27.8J MillerJB Cummings
1965Bore Head8.9 st.02:28.3F ClarkeR Dillon
1964Yangtze7.4 st.02:36.2J StockerR. Din
1963Sometime8.11 st.02:28.1W PyersL J Paterson
1962Even Stevens7.8 st.02:34.1L ColesA McGregor
1961Summer Fair7.7 st.02:28.0WA SmithL J O’Sullivan
1960Ilumquh7.13 st. carried 8.0 st.02:27.9W WilliamsonE Rophia
1959Regal Wench6.12 st. carried 7.0 st.02:28.7T DyerWJ Murrell
1958Sir Blink7.5 st.02:28.8A YeomansJ Godby
1957Tulloch7.8 st.02:26.9N SellwoodTJ Smith
1956Redcraze9.13 st.02:33.7A WardTJ Smith
1955Rising Fast9.1 st.02:29.2W WilliamsonF Hoysted
1954Rising Fast8.1 st.02:30.0A. WardI Tucker
1953My Hero8.7 st.02:28.7N EastwoodOF Watson
1952Peshawar8.2 st.02:30.2A. BreasleyPB Quinlan
1951Basha Felika7.13 st.02:30.0N SellwoodE Fisher
1950Grey Boots7.13 st.02:31.0N SellwoodHV Cooper
1949Lincoln6.1 st.02:36.2N EastwoodL Robertson
1948Red Fury7.1 st.02:32.0
1947Columnist9 st.02:28.2
1946Royal Gem9 st.02:30.2
1945St. Fairy9 st.02:29.5
1944Counsel8.12 st.02:29.5
1943Skipton9.2 st.02:30.5
1942Tranquil Star8.12 st.02:32.7
1941Velocity8.3 st.02:29.5
1940Beaulivre9 st.02:29.0
1939Rivette7.2 st.02:29.2
1938Buzalong8.6 st.02:29.7
1937The Trump7.10 st.02:28.7
1936Northwind7.2 st.02:28.7
1935Palfresco7.0 st.02:27.7
1934Journal7.13 st.02:29.0
1933Gaine Carrington8.13 st.02:28.5
1932Rogilla7.12 st.02:34.2
1931Denis Boy6.10 st.02:31.2
1930Amounis9.8 st.02:34.2
1929High Syce9.4 st.02:30.5
1928Maple8.7 st.02:33.2
1927Textile8.3 st.02:32.2
1926Manfred9.6 st.02:32.5
1925Whittier9 st.02:34.0
1924Purser9.5 st.02:33.0
1923Wynette6.11 st.02:33.0
1922Whittier6.13 st.02:32.0
1921Violoncello8.13 st.02:33.7
1920Eurythmic8.9 st.02:33.2
1919Lucknow8.6 st.02:32.0
1918King Offa7.11 st.02:33.5
1917Bronzetti6.13 st.02:39.5
1916Shepherd King7.7 st.02:33.2
1915Lavendo7.2 st.02:34.0
1914Uncle Sam8.7 st.02:34.7
1913Aurifer8.1 st.02:34.0
1912Uncle Sam7.6 st.02:34.2
1911Lady Medallist8.5 st.02:34.5
1910Flavinius8.1 st.02:34.5
1909Blue Book8.1 st.02:35.0
1908Maranui7.11 st.02:35.7
1907Poseidon9.3 st.02:35.5
1906Poseidon7.7 st.02:34.7
1905Marvel Loch8.7 st.02:35.7
1904Murmur6.12 st.02:37.5
1903Sweet Nell6.13 st.02:35.2
1902Lieutenant Bill7.7 st.02:36.0
1901Hymettus8.12 st.02:35.2
1900Ingliston7.4 st.02:36.7
1899Dewey6.12 st.02:38.5
1898Hymettus7.6 st.02:36.7
1897Amberite7.7 st.02:37.0
1896Cremorne8.9 st.02:38.5
1895Waterfall7.3 st.02:36.7
1894Paris9.4 st.02:38.0
1893Sainfoin7.13 st.02:38.0
1892Paris8.8 st.02:38.2
1891G Naroo7.13 st.02:36.0
1890Vengeance6.11 st.02:38.0
1889Boz7.9 st.02:43.0
1888Chicago7.4 st.02:38.2
1887Oakleigh6.9 st.02:41.7
1886Ben Bolt7.6 st.02:42.0
1885Grace Darling7.1 st.02:40.0
1884Blink Bonny7.3 st.02:40.5
1883Calma8.2 st.02:42.0
1882Little Jack6.11 st.02:41.5
1881Blue Ribbon7.3 st.02:29.5
1880Tom Kirk8.3 st.02:28.5
1879Newminster8.1 st.02:45.5

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