2002 Caulfield Cup

2002 CARLTON DRAUGHT CAULFIELD CUP

2400 metres (October 19)
Group 1. Handicap of $2,500,000 plus $15,000 trophies. First: $1,350,000 plus trophies; Second: $380,000; Third: $210,000; Fourth: $115,000; Fifth: $95,000. Plus a starter's rebate of $70,000 paid for sixth to 10th.
1 9-2 fav NORTHERLY (b g 6y, Seheed (USA) - North Bell) Tr: Fred Kersley 58kg Greg Childs
2 11-2 FIELDS OF OMAGH (b g 5y, Rubiton - Finneto) Tr: Tony McEvoy 53.5kg Damien Oliver
3 8-1 REPUBLIC LASS (b/br m 4y, Canny Lad - Swifts Seasons (USA) Tr: Guy Walter 52kg Glenn Boss
Then followed:
4 30-1 Distinctly Secret (NZ) (br g 4y, Distinctly North (USA) - Te Akau Secret (NZ) Mark Walker 51.5 S King
5 40-1 Freemason (b g 6y, Grand Lodge (USA) - Sashed (NZ) John Hawkes 53.5 D Gauci
6 9-1 Beekeeper (GB) (b h 5y, Rainbow Quest (USA) - Chief Bee (GB) Saeed Bin Surror 53 K McEvoy
7 16-1 Rain Gauge (br h 5y, Kenvain - Turn To Rain) George Hanlon 53.5 B York
8 100-1 Grey Song (gr g 4y, Unbridled's Song (USA) - Tonzazip (NZ) Tommy Hughes Sr. 51 D Beasley
9 7-1 Pentastic (br g 4y, Pentire (GB) - Miss Minden) David Hall 52 B Prebble
10 50-1 Hail (NZ) (ch g 5y, Stark South (USA) - Valley Court (NZ) Bruce Marsh 52.5 N Harris
11 66-1 Kaapstad Way (NZ) (br g 7y, Kaapstad (NZ) - Crysell Way (NZ) Chris Wood 53 S Seamer
12 16-1 Helene Vitality (NZ) (b g 6y, Zabeel (NZ) - Anna's Choice (NZ) David Hayes 54.5 D Dunn
13 11-1 Universal Prince (b h 5y, Scenic (Ire.) - Biscay Bird) Bede Murray 56 J Sheehan
14 20-1 The Secondmortgage (NZ) (b g 5y, Housebuster (USA) - Barbut Deicia (NZ) Michael Moroney 50 C Williams
15 25-1 Prized Gem (NZ) (b m 5y, Prized (USA) - Vaguely Attentive (NZ) Murray Baker 52 M Rodd (a)
16 50-1 Tully Thunder (b m 4y, Thunder Gulch (USA) - Fleur De Chine) Ross McDonald 50 C Newitt (a)
17 8-1 Dash For Cash (gr h 4y, Secret Savings (USA) - Gulistan) Rick Hore-Lacy 52 J Cassidy
 
Scratched: Maguire, Magical Miss, Hey Pronto. Late scratching: Sandmason (GB). at the barrier. Won by: 1/2 neck, 3/4 length. Time: 2:30.38 (Last 600m in 0:35.26). Track: good.
Barriers: 9-10-1. Judge's numbers: 1-5-15.
Vic TAB Divs (for $1.00) : Win: Northerly $4.20. Place: Northerly $2.00; Fields Of Omagh $2.20; Republic Lass $4.00. Quinella: $10.40. Exacta: $23.20. Trifecta: $224.50.
Winner's colors: Yellow, black maltese cross, quartered cap.