1968 Caulfield Cup

1968 CAULFIELD CUP
12 furlongs (Saturday, October 19)
Handicap of $40,000 plus $1000. First: $26,000 and $1000 trophy; Second: $8000; Third: $4000; Fourth: $2000.
1 12-1 BUNRATTY CASTLE (Imp.) (gr h 5y, Henry The Seventh - Solstice) Tr: K Wynne 7.13 Mick Mallyon
2 33-1 FUTURE (br g 8y, Targui - Festive Air) Tr: Ken Hilton 8.10 Rodney Dawkins
3 14-1 ARCTIC COAST (ch g 5y, Arctic Explorer - Sunshine Coast) Tr: Bart Cummings 8.9 Mick Goreham
Then followed:
4 6-1 eq fav Shorengro (br h 4y, Better Boy - Blue Gipsy) M L Willmott 8.2 H White
5 8-1 Lowland (b m 4y, Agricola - Impeccable) Bart Cummings 8.5 R Higgins
6 14-1 Impetus (NZ) (b h 4y, Summertime - Passive) Colin Hayes 8.5 P Hyland
7 33-1 Palatial (ch g 4y, Sostenuto - Cuthko) A A D'Alton 7.8 P Gumbleton
8 6-1 eq fav Rain Lover (b h 4y, Latin Lover - Rain Spot) H G Heagney 8.1 J Johnson
9 16-1 Bellition (b m 6y, Bellborough - Addition) George Hanlon 8.0 F Reys
10 15-1 Tried And True (NZ) (br g 6y, Le Filou - Try) J P Hayes 7.9 N Voigt
11 33-1 Prominence (ch g 5y, Empyrean - Brave Love) N Creighton 8.9 W A Smith
12 33-1 Savoy (b g 4y, Latin Lover - Dame Fortune) Ken Hilton 8.9 P Jarman
13 16-1 Sandy's Hope (b g 6y, London Cry - Hunting Star) C W Kearns 8.2 H Cope
14 7-1 Always There (ch c 3y, Pipe of Peace - April Wonder) Charlie Waymouth 7.8 K Mitchell
15 50-1 Speed Of Sound (Imp.) (b h 5y, Buisson Ardent - Dame Melba) Tommy Smth 8.11 G Lane
16 33-1 Swift General (br g 5y, Agricola - Froth) Bart Cummings 8.9 A Miller
17 16-1 Fans (NZ) (ch g 6y, Fair's Fair - Television) Eric Rophia 8.4 H Rauhihi
18 12-1 Weidersehen (br g 4y, Le Filou - Ta Ta) Tommy Smith 8.6 S Spinks
19 33-1 Roman Consul (br g 4y, Agricola - Jinks) Tommy Smith 8.7 D Lake
20 33-1 Agena (ch h 4y, Agricola - Haide) N Creighton 8.8 L Burgess
 
Scratched: Faubourg Lad, Cardiff Prince, Balhomen Star, Bobalex. Won by: 3 lengths, 1/2 length. Time: 2:29.7. Track: good.
Barriers: 19-11-12. Judge's numbers: 17-2-3.
Vic TAB Tote Divs: Win: Bunratty Castle $4.95. Place: Bunratty Castle $1.55, Future $3.80, Arctic Coast $3.40. Quinella: $159.25.
Winner's colours: Brown, pink bands and sleeves, brown armbands, blue cap.