1997 Caulfield Cup

1997 FOSTER'S CAULFIELD CUP
2400 metres (Saturday, October 18)
Group 1, Handicap. Of $1,000,000 & $3000 trophy.
First: $650,000 & trophy; Second: $200,000; Third: $90,000; Fourth: $40,000; Fifth: $20,000.
1 8-1 MIGHT AND POWER (b/br g 4y, Zabeel (NZ) - Benediction (Ire) Tr: Jack Denham 52.5kg Jim Cassidy
2 25-1 DORIEMUS (ch g 7y, Norman Pentaquad (USA) - Golden Woods (NZ) Tr: Lee Freedman 57.5kg Greg Hall
3 14-1 CATALAN OPENING (br g 5y, Kaapstad (NZ) - Dawn Music (NZ) Tr: Bart Cummings 52.5kg Brian York
Then followed:
4 33-1 Markham (b/br g 4y, Salieri (USA) - Fetoon (GB) Cliff Brown 52.5 J Holder
5 9-2 Istidaad (USA) (b h 6y, Chief's Crown (USA) - Mazzei Mood (USA) Peter Hayes 54 S King
6 12-1 Ebony Grosve (NZ) (br h 4y, Grosvenor (NZ) - Dusky Rosa) Graeme Rogerson 54.5 G Childs
7 50-1 Peep On The Sly (br g 5y, Shy Rambler (USA) - Little Gig) R Maxwell 53 M Carson
8 11-4 fav Marble Halls (NZ) (ch g 4y, Nassipour (USA) - Joolzy (NZ) Lee Freedman 52.5 D Oliver
9 80-1 Count Chivas (NZ) (b g 6y, Lord Ballina - Inquisit (NZ) Simon Morrish 57.5 D Brereton
10 50-1 Sweet Delight (br m 5y, Rancho Ruler - Friar's Delight) Jim Marconi 50 G Boss
11 50-1 Magnet Bay (NZ) (blk g 7y, Gold And Ivory (USA) - Rivermist (NZ) D B Frye 53 cd 53.5 C W Johnson
12 11-2 Always Aloof (USA) (b h 7y, Alleged (USA) - Miranda (USA) Lee Freedman 53 D Nikolic
13 16-1 Skybeau (NZ) (b g 5y, Dahar (USA) - Beaumont Babe) L J Smith 53 D Dunn
14 16-1 Our Sumo (NZ) (br g 4y, Kingdom Bay (NZ) - Sounds Sweet (NZ) B R Myers 49.5 B Prebble
15 14-1 Iron Horse (b g 5y, Zephyr Zip (NZ) - Spyglass (NZ) Gai Waterhouse 54.5 C Munce
16 40-1 Magic Of Sydney (b h 4y, Danehill (USA) - Eloquent Edition (NZ) Gai Waterhouse 52 L Cassidy
17 25-1 Derobe (NZ) (b m 4y, Pompeii Court (USA) - Petite Voleuse (NZ) Lee Freedman 49 B Stanley
18 80-1 Bonsai Pipeline (NZ) (b g 6y, Waikiki Star (USA)- Crested Lass (NZ) R Thomas 50.5 B Thomson
 
Scratched: Yobnro, Sunny Lane, Crying Game. Won by: 7-1/2 lengths, 3/4 length. Time: 2:26.2 (Australian record). Track: good.
Barriers:7-10-11. Judge's numbers: 13-2-10.
Vic. TAB Divs. (for 50c) Win: Might And Power, $10.90. Place: Might And Power, $4.00; Doriemus, $5.80; Catalan Opening, $4.70.
Quinella: $190.60. Exacta: $295.50. Trifecta: $4982.90.
Winner's colours: White, grey sash, pink striped sleeves, grey cap.