Easter Cup News

A talented field of 16 plus three emergencies has been confirmed to line up for the 2014 Group 3 Easter Cup (2000m) at Caulfield racecourse this weekend, including Macedon Lodge runner Mourayan. While yet to record a sixth race victory since taking out the major Group 1 Sydney Cup (3200m)…


Easter Cup

Held every year on Easter Saturday, at the prestigious Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne, the Group 3 Easter Cup is an open handicap headlining the Easter Cup Day. The race spans over a distance of 2,000 metres, with prize money of $150,000 on offer to its racers, and has quickly grown in popularity among punters making it one of the most exciting races to place wagers on online.

Although the horses which start the Easter Cup are not necessarily considered the top of their class, there have been some significant winners of the race who have gone on to do well in the Australian circuit. This is the reason many bettors keep a close eye on the winners of the Easter Cup; in order to get a good indication these horses potential for the upcoming season. Having a good knowledge of the past winners can be extremely beneficial when strategizing and punting through the excellent online wagering options available. Notable names to win the Easter Cup include Avenger (1912), Flail (1933 and 1934) and more recently Maldivian (2007 and 2008). These horses went on to have pretty good showings at many other races following the Easter Cup and many wagerers placing wagers online have been able to win some great money through the stats and knowledge gained from seeing these horses run the Easter Cup.

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Race Information

When: Easter Saturday

Where: Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne

Distance: 2,000m

Race Status: Group 3

Race Conditions: Open Handicap

Prize Money: $150 000

First Run: 1909

Upcoming Rosehill Races

Group 1

Golden Slipper

(2000m)

Rosehill

$3,500,000

2YO SW

Group 1

The BMW

(2000m)

Rosehill

$2,250,000

3YO & Up WFA

Group 1

Queen of the Turf Stakes

(1500m)

Rosehill

$400,000

3YO & Up WFA

Group 1

George Ryder Stakes

(1500m)

Rosehill

$400,000

3YO & Up WFA

Group 1

Storm Queen Stakes

(2000m)

Rosehill

$400,000

3YO & Up WFA

Group 2

Tullock Stakes

(2000m)

Rosehill

$175,000

3YO SW

You can place your bets on the Easter Cup at any online betting sites. These websites offer punters endless options when it comes to betting with a huge selection of odds and helpful betting tools to choose from. So, it’s easy to try your hand at Easter Cup betting all the way up through Melbourne Cup betting. It’s all available in one convenient place. All you need is an Internet connection and a computer!

On the 4th of November, the 2014 Melbourne Cup races off! Don’t forget to check out the Melbourne Cup Odds & Melbourne Cup Field.