2010 Caulfield Autumn Classic – Denman Ready to Run

February 9th, 2010

This year the coveted Group 2 Autumn Classic will be run on Saturday February 27.

The feature race of the day will be the $500 000 Futurity Stakes (1600m), but with a $175 000 total prize purse the Autumn Classic will also be a huge draw card at the meeting.

Considered the best preparatory race and indicator for the Caulfield Autumn Classic is the Group 2 Alister Clark Stakes at Moonee Valley.

This year the Alister Clark Stakes is held on Saturday February 13 and punters keen to get in early for with their 2010 Caulfield Autumn Classic selections should keep a close eye on the winners and placegetters in the Alister Clark.

Boom three-year-old Denman is set to make an appearance in the 2010 Caulfield Autumn Classic

Boom three-year-old Denman, who took out the Listed Wellington Racing Club Stakes (1400m) at Caulfield on February 6, is set to make an appearance in the 2010 Caulfield Autumn Classic.

Trainer Peter Snowden has confirmed Denman will use the Autumn Classic as a final lead-up run before the Lonhro colt tackles the Group 1 Australian Guineas at Flemington on March 6.