2010 Caulfield Cup Results & Winner

October 16th, 2010

Caulfield CupThe 2010 Caulfield Cup was an incredible run that saw an exceptional performance from Gai Waterhouse’s Descarado. No one could have expected it from a horse that finished fourteen from sixteen in the Turnbull Stakes, but the four year old gelding did it, in a hell of a run.

Early in the run, Herculian Prince and Triple Honour fought for the lead, but it was all for naught as the pack made it round the final turn. Descarado moved forward from where he had sat between fourth and second, eventually getting to the front and extending his lead.

Harris Tweed managed a second place, greatly improving on his tenth place finish in last year’s Caulfield Cup results. His season has hinted at preparation for an incredible Melbourne Cup run, and a place finish in the big race is looking very likely after this Caulfield Cup performance.

Monaco Consul finished photo third, a much better place in the Caulfield Cup results than one would have expected from his awful season up to now. Again, this could easily hint at a great Melbourne Cup run, though we will need to see his Cox Plate run next week first.

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2010 Caulfield Cup Finishing Order

Finish No. Horse Jockey Trainer Weight Margin
1st 15 DESCARADO(15) Chris Munce Gai Waterhouse 52.5 2-35.69
2nd 6 HARRIS TWEED(8) Brad Rawiller Murray & Bjorn Baker 54.0 1.0L
3rd 9 MONACO CONSUL(12) Craig Williams Michael Moroney 54.0 2.3L
4th 1 SHOCKING(10) Michael Rodd Mark Kavanagh 57.0 2.5L
5th 7 MANIGHAR(3) Damien Oliver Luca Cumani 54.0 2.9L
6th 3 MR MEDICI(13) Gerald Mosse Peter Ho 55.0 4.1L
7th 11 ZAVITE(16) Ben Melham Anthony Cummings 54.0 7.4L
8th 2 METAL BENDER(2) Hugh Bowman Chris Waller 56.0 8.1L
9th 13 HERCULIAN PRINCE(5) Glyn Schofield Gai Waterhouse 53.5 10.1L
10th 10 TRIPLE HONOUR(9) Larry Cassidy Chris Waller 54.0 10.9L
11th 12 ALCOPOP(18) Mark Zahra Jake Stephens 53.5 11.3L
12th 4 TOKAI TRICK(17) Shinji Fujita Kenji Nonaka 54.5 12.3L
13th 19 MOURAYAN(4) Nicholas Hall Robert Hickmott 53.5 13.8L
14th 20 RED RULER(1) M R du Plessis John Sargent 53.5 15.0L
15th 22 VALDEMORO(11) Jason Maskiell Tony Vasil 50.0 17.3L
16th 5 BUCCELLATI(14) Steven King Tony Noonan 54.0 18.0L
17th 17 FAINT PERFUME(6) Glen Boss Bart Cummings 52.0 19.5L
18th 18 DARIANA(7) Luke Nolen Bart Cummings 51.5 25.5L
Src 8 MASTER O’REILLY Dwayne Dunn Danny O’Brien
Src 14 ZABRASIVE Craig Newitt John O’Shea
Src 16 JESSICABEEL James Winks John O’Shea
Src 21 DRUNKEN SAILOR Luca Cumani