Anacheeva Beats Toorak Toff in 2010 Caulfield Guineas Prelude

September 20th, 2010

Anacheeva has moved up the markets for the 2010 Caulfield Guineas after the smart colt scored a surprise win in the $175,000 Group 3 Caulfield Guineas Prelude (1400m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Anacheeva ($10) pulled out a powerful late burst to beat the odds-on favourite Toorak Toff ($2.25) by a long neck in the 2010 Caulfield Guineas Prelude, with Skilled ($11) a close third just a head back.

After the win Sportsbet slashed Anacheeva’s odds to win the $1 million Caulfield Guineas into $8, trailing equal favourites Toorak Toff and Ilovethiscity.

The Group 3 Thousand Guineas Prelude (1400m) was also held on Saturday and saw the Peter Snowden-trained Divorces defeat Sistine Angels and Panipique while $3 favourite Ringa Ringa Rosie failed and finished 11th.

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2010 The Age Caulfield Guineas Prelude Results

Finish Pos. Horse Rider SP
1 ANACHEEVA Luke Nolen $10
2 TOORAK TOFF Damien Oliver $2.25F
3 SKILLED Mark Zahra $11
4 INTENCION Danny Nikolic $31
5 REKINDLED INTEREST Craig Williams $8.50
6 HOLLOWLEA Nicholas Hall $14
7 KUDAKULARI (NZ) Steven Arnold $7.50
8 BACKGAMMON James Winks $41
9 SERIOUSLY GOOD Jake Noonan $51
10 INNOCENT GAMBLE Glen Boss $31
11 COLUMBUS Dwayne Dunn $11
12 COMANCHE KID Ben Melham $61