The Caulfield Sprint is a $300,000 Group 2 race held at Caulfield Racecourse. It is raced over 1000m under handicap conditions and in 2020 will be held on Saturday, October 17, the same day as the Caulfield Cup.
Miss Leonidas won the 2020 edition of the Caulfield Sprint for trainer Shaun Dwyer. God Of Thunder and Malibu Style finished second and third respectively, with both runners less than a length behind the winner. After claiming victory in the Caulfield Sprint, Miss Leonidas took no further part in the spring, however, in 2020 she finished second in the Group 1 Galaxy.
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Bow Mistress won the first edition of Caulfield Sprint back in 1983 but back then it was named the Racing Museum Sprint. Since then, some great runners have saluted in the race, including Schillaci and Spirit Of Boom.
Jockey Dwayne Dunn has had great success in the Caulfield Sprint in recent times, claiming victory three times over the last 11 years. Those wins came on board First Command, Lumosty and Our Boy Malachi, Interestingly, Lumosty won in a dead heat alongside Eclair Choice.
Before 2015, the Caulfield Sprint was an 1100m race. Since then, the fastest race time was in 2017, where the Henry Dwyer-trained won in 0:56.28. 2019 winner Miss Leonidas claimed victory in a strong time of 0:57.99.
2020 Caulfield Sprint Field
|1||Jungle Edge (3)J: Ms Jade Darose 60kg T: M A Bell||$21.00||$4.00||Bet Now|
|2||Fabergino (7)J: Jordan Childs 58kg T: Tiarnna Robertson||$4.40||$1.40||Bet Now|
|3||Graff (5)J: Damien Oliver 57kg T: D T O’brien||$13.00||$3.00||Bet Now|
|4||Crystal Dreamer (8)J: Damian Lane 56.5kg T: M Ellerton & S Zahra||$34.00||$5.50||Bet Now|
|5||Vainstream (4)J: Craig Newitt 54.5kg T: John Pascoe||$26.00||$5.00||Bet Now|
|6||Alfa Oro (2)J: Ben Melham 54kg T: M M Laurie||$2.10||$1.20||Bet Now|
|7||Garner (1)J: Jye Mcneil 54kg T: G V Richards||$4.80||$1.45||Bet Now|
|8||Shamino (6)J: Jamie Kah 54kg T: P Stokes||$10.00||$2.40||Bet Now|
CAULFIELD SPRINT WINNERS
2019 – Miss Leonidas (0:57.99)
2018 – Eduardo (0:58.43)
2017 – Snitty Kitty (0:56.28)
2016 – Our Boy Malachi (0:57.72)
2015 – Lumosty (0:57.45)
2014 – Miracles Of Life (1:04.37) (1100m)
2013 – Spirit Of Boom (1:04.70) (1100m)
2012 – Howmuchdoyouloveme (1:03.16) (1100m)
2011 – Sepoy (1:03.11) (1100m)
2010 – Set For Fame (1:05.42) (1100m)