Rosehill Guineas

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Rosehill Guineas
Group 1 race
Location Rosehill Gardens Racecourse
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Inaugurated 1910
Race type ThoroughbredFlat racing
Sponsor M.J. Bale (2013)
Race information
Distance 2,000 metres
Surface Turf
Track Right-handed
Qualification Three-year-olds
Weight set weights
colts and geldings - 56 12 kgs.
fillies 54 12 kgs.
Purse $500,000 (2013)

The Rosehill Guineas is a Group One Australian Thoroughbred horse race run annually in March at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in Sydney. A race for three-year-olds at set weights, it is contested on turf over a distance of 2000 metres (~10 furlongs).

Race history[edit]

Many champions have been victorious in this race, including Phar Lap, Ajax, Tulloch, Dulcify, Kingston Town, Octagonal, Naturalism and Tie The Knot.[1]

Biplane, 1917 winner with B. Deeley
Amounis, 1925 winner

Race distance[edit]

  • 1910–1914 held - 7 furlongs (~1400 metres)
  • 1915–1947 held - 1 18 miles (~1800 metres)
  • 1948–1972 held - 1 14 miles (~2000 metres)
  • 1973 onwards held over 2000 metres

Race grade[edit]

  • 1910–1979 - Principal Race
  • 1980 onwards - Group 1

Race records[edit]

Time record:

  • 1:59.99 - Danewin (1995) & Octagonal (1996)

Winners[edit]

Year
Winner
Jockey
Trainer
Owner
Time
2014 Criterion[2] Hugh Bowman David Payne Sir O G Glenn 2.05.94
2013 It's A Dundeel[3] James McDonald Murray Baker A & W Craig, M & J Andersen, et al 2.02.25
2012 Laser Hawk[4] Nash Rawiller Gai Waterhouse Gooree Pastoral Company 2.02.18
2011 Jimmy Choux[5] Jonathan Riddell John Bary Chouxmaani Investments Ltd 2.05.33
2010 Zabrasive[6] Nash Rawiller John O'Shea J. Pfeiffer, C. Beynon et al. 2.04.54
2009 Metal Bender[7] Danny Nikolic Jack Denham David N. Fuller 2:03.29
2008 Dealer Principal[8] Peter Robl Anthony J. Cummings P. Horwitz et al. 2.04:51
2007 He's No Pie Eater[9] Hugh Bowman Graeme A. Rogerson David Reid 2.02:76
2006 De Beers[10] Craig Williams David A. Hayes R. R. & J.M. McAnulty et al. 2:03.57
2005 Eremein[11] Corey Brown Allan Denham Geoff & Beryl White 2:01.35
2004 Niello[12] Darren Beadman John Hawkes Woodlands Stud Syndicate 2:02.18
2003 Helenus[13] Steven King Leon Corstens Jos Xipell 2:02.73
2002 Carnegie Express[14] Jim Cassidy Gai Waterhouse Paul Burn et al. 2:00.89
2001 Sale Of Century[15] Larry Cassidy John Hawkes R W, Mrs C A & R S & Mrs K Dufficy 2:01.02
2000 Diatribe[16] Jim Cassidy George Hanlon J. Thompson 2:04.38

Earlier winners[edit]

  • 1999 - Sky Heights[17]
  • 1998 - Tie The Knot[18]
  • 1997 - Tarnpir Lane[19]
  • 1996 - Octagonal[20]
  • 1995 - Danewin[21]
  • 1994 - Star Of Maple[22]
  • 1993 - Innocent King[23]
  • 1992 - Naturalism[24]
  • 1991 - Surfers Paradise[25]
  • 1990 - Solar Circle[26]
  • 1989 - Riverina Charm[27]
  • 1988 - Sky Chase[28]
  • 1987 - Ring Joe[29]
  • 1986 - Drawn[30]
  • 1985 - Spirit Of Kingston[31]
  • 1984 - Alibhai[32]
  • 1983 - Strawberry Road[33]
  • 1982 - Isle Of Man
  • 1981 - Deck The Halls
  • 1980 - Kingston Town
  • 1979 - Dulcify
  • 1978 - †race not held
  • 1977 - Lefroy
  • 1976 - Fashion Beau
  • 1975 - Battle Sign
  • 1974 - Taras Bulba
  • 1973 - Imagele
  • 1972 - Longfella
  • 1971 - Latin Knight
  • 1970 - Royal Show
  • 1969 - Portable
  • 1968 - Royal Account
  • 1967 - Grey Spirit
  • 1966 - Dark Briar
  • 1965 - Fair Summer
  • 1964 - Eskimo Prince
  • 1963 - Castanea
  • 1962 - Bogan Road
  • 1961 - King Brian
  • 1960 - Wenona Girl
  • 1959 - Martello Towers
  • 1958 - Bold Pilot
  • 1957 - Tulloch
  • 1956 - Gay Lover
  • 1955 - Caranna
  • 1954 - Pride Of Egypt
  • 1953 - Silver Hawk
  • 1952 - Idlewild
  • 1951 - Hydrogen
  • 1950 - Careless
  • 1949 - Thracian Lad
  • 1948 - Royal Andrew
  • 1947 - Conductor
  • 1946 - Prince Standard
  • 1945 - Questing
  • 1944 - Tea Rose
  • 1943 - Moorland
  • 1942 - Hall Stand
  • 1941 - Laureate
  • 1940 - Tidal Wave
  • 1939 - High Caste
  • 1938 - Aeolus
  • 1937 - Ajax
  • 1936 - Shakespeare
  • 1935 - Hadrian
  • 1934 - Silver King
  • 1933 - Blixten
  • 1932 - Bronze Hawk
  • 1931 - Lightning March
  • 1930 - Balloon King
  • 1929 - Phar Lap
  • 1928 - Mollison
  • 1927 - Winalot
  • 1926 - Cromwell
  • 1925 - Amounis
  • 1924 - Nigger Minstrel
  • 1923 - All Sunshine
  • 1922 - Caserta
  • 1921 - Furious
  • 1920 - Wirriway
  • 1919 - Elfacre
  • 1918 - Woorawa
  • 1917 - Biplane
  • 1916 - Wolaroi
  • 1915 - Wallace Isinglass
  • 1914 - Carlita
  • 1913 - Beau Soult
  • 1912 - Burri
  • 1911 - Woolerina
  • 1910 - Electric Wire

† Change in scheduling of race from spring to autumn[34]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Winners and Past Results for the Rosehill Guineas". Progroup Racing (Australia). 2012. Retrieved 27 March 2013. 
  2. ^ 2014 result
  3. ^ 2013 result
  4. ^ 2012 result
  5. ^ 2011 result
  6. ^ 2010 result
  7. ^ 2009 result
  8. ^ 2008 result
  9. ^ 2007 result
  10. ^ 2006 result
  11. ^ 2005 result
  12. ^ 2004 result
  13. ^ 2003 result
  14. ^ 2002 result
  15. ^ 2001 result
  16. ^ 2000 result
  17. ^ "1999 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 March 2013. 
  18. ^ "1998 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 March 2013. 
  19. ^ "1997 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 March 2013. 
  20. ^ "1996 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 March 2013. 
  21. ^ "1995 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 March 2013. 
  22. ^ "1994 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 March 2013. 
  23. ^ "1993 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 March 2013. 
  24. ^ "1992 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 March 2013. 
  25. ^ "1991 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 March 2013. 
  26. ^ "1990 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 March 2013. 
  27. ^ "1989 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 March 2013. 
  28. ^ "1988 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 March 2013. 
  29. ^ "1987 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 March 2013. 
  30. ^ "1986 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 March 2013. 
  31. ^ "1985 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 March 2013. 
  32. ^ "1984 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 March 2013. 
  33. ^ "1983 result". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 March 2013. 
  34. ^ "M J Bale Rosehill Guineas 2000m Group 1 (Rosehill Guineas)". Australian Turf Club. 23 March 2013. Retrieved 27 March 2013.