'No right of winning': Best Solution stuns for Caulfield Cup glory

A dramatic Caulfield Cup came right down to a photo finish, with Best Solution overcoming top weight to prevail victorious.

Ridden by jockey Pat Cosgrave, the Godolphin-trained horse toughed it out to fend off fended off Homesman and The Cliffsofmoher to jag the $5 million dollar race.

“My horse is a good stayer. He toughed it out,” Cosgrave said.

A photo finish for Best Solution, narrowly overcoming Homesman to claim the Caulfield Cup. Pic: Getty

“It was a battle, he stays well hard and tough had all well to Saeed and the team.

“We knew he would stay well, and a horse I didn’t want to be getting into a sprint from 500.

“Look, I was thinking I didn’t want to turn it on too turn. He did well in the end.”

Riding at top weight, the win sent some fans into a frenzy – absolutely baffled by Cosgrave’s outstanding ride:







The win comes a decade after Saeed bin Suroor trained All The Good to win the world’s richest 2400m handicap race.

More to come – with AAP.