2018 Caulfield Cup Betting Online
Caulfield Cup betting allows Australian online punters the chance to enjoy the very best in horse racing bets. While horse racing is a general favourite amongst Aussie bettors, nothing is quite as exciting as the Caulfield Cup. The bigger the tournament, the more likely it is to draw punters to it. Two of the biggest tournaments in Australian horse racing are the Melbourne Cup and the Caulfield Cup. These tournaments boast not only the familiar horse racing bets but more unique and exhilarating opportunities for bets too. These bets often link the two tournaments to determine if a horse that excelled in the Caulfield Cup betting rounds will go on to excel in the Melbourne Cup too. Many Aussie punters use this as a betting tool, or a precursor, to the second tournament to try and judge the outcome.
The Caulfield Cup is an annual horse race for thoroughbreds. The tournament dates back to 1879 and has gained popularity along with its traditions throughout the years. The Cup is held in October and is organised by the Melbourne Racing Club. It takes place during the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. Horses are required to be three years of age or older. Caulfield Cup betting focuses on this tournament, held on the the Caulfield Racecourse (hence its name) and consists of 2400 metres of track. This tournament boasts one of the richest purses in Australian racing with a whopping $2.5M of prize money at stake. Aussie punters can find the best sites for placing their bets right here!
As mentioned before, the Caulfield Cup offers all the traditional horse racing bets available to Aussie punters but in addition it also offers an opportunity to place double bets for the Caulfield Cup and Melbourne Cup respectively. This is one of the biggest reasons why bettors await this series of races so eagerly. Caulfield Cup betting offers the chance to optimize on the various combinations of doubles betting options between the two tournaments.
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Standard Bets for the Caulfield Cup
Some of the standard bets for the Caulfield Cup alone include the following:
- Win – Select the winner of the Caulfield Cup (a strong, straightforward bet for novices and experts alike)
- Place – Select a horse to achieve a position ‘in the money’ from 2nd place onwards
- Each Way – Combines the Win and Place bets
- Quinella – Select the horses who will achieve 1st and 2nd place regardless of order
- Exacta – Select the 1st and 2nd placed horses in exact order
- Trifecta – Similar to the exacta bet, select the three horses to finish in 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in the correct order
Caulfield Cup Betting Odds
The link between the Melbourne Cup and the Caulfield Cup brings even more excitement to the fore for Aussie punters. The odds generated in the Caulfield Cup will have an effect of the Melbourne Cup and the Caulfield Cup has been known to make last minute scratches which can greatly affect the odds up until the final minute before being closes. Try one of our top rated bookmakers online to experience the thrill!