Randwick Guineas

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Randwick Guineas
Group 1 race
Location Randwick Racecourse, Sydney, Australia
Inaugurated 1935 (as Canterbury Guineas)
2006 (as Randwick Guineas)
Race type ThoroughbredFlat racing
Sponsor Girvan Waugh (2017)
Race information
Distance 1,600 metres
Surface Turf
Track Right-handed
Qualification Three year olds
Weight Set weights
colts and geldings - 56 12 kg
fillies 54 12 kg
Purse A$1,000,000 (2017)
Bonuses Automatic qualification – Australian Derby and Doncaster Mile

The Randwick Guineas is an Australian Turf Club Group One Thoroughbred horse race for three-year-olds, run at set weights over a distance of 1600 metres at Randwick Racecourse in Sydney, Australia in March as a part of the Sydney Autumn Carnival. Total prize money for the race is A$1 million.

Race history[edit]

The winner of this race automatically qualifies for a berth in the Australian Derby and Doncaster Mile[1]

This race is part of the first leg of the Sydney Three Year Old "Triple Crown" consisting of the Rosehill Guineas (2000 metres) and Australian Derby (2400 metres).[1]

Race name[edit]

This race assumed the former event Canterbury Guineas which was discontinued after the 2005 running after the Australian Jockey Club and the Sydney Turf Club implemented major program changes streamlining the major races into the race calendar.[2] As the Canterbury Guineas the race was originally run in the spring in early September but after 1978 the race was run early in the autumn as prep race for the rich Sydney carnival.

Race distance[edit]

  • 1935–1956 - 9 furlongs 80 yards (~1850 metres)
  • 1957 - 1 mile 1 12 furlongs[3] (~1950 metres)
  • 1958–1972 - 9 furlongs 80 yards (~1850 metres)
  • 1973–1975 – 1850 metres
  • 1976–1996 – 1900 metres
  • 1997–1999 – 1800 metres
  • 2000–2005 – 1900 metres
  • 2006 onwards - 1600 metres

Race grade[edit]

  • 1925–1979 - Principle race
  • 1980 onwards - Group 1 race

Race venue[edit]

The winners[edit]

Randwick Guineas (2006– )[edit]

Canterbury Guineas (1935–2005)[edit]

  • 2005 - Jymcarew[16]
  • 2004 - Niello[17]
  • 2003 - Fine Society[18]
  • 2002 - Carnegie Express[19]
  • 2001 - Universal Prince[20]
  • 2000 - Fairway[21]
  • 1999 - Arena[22]
  • 1998 - Tycoon Lil[23]
  • 1997 - Intergaze[24]
  • 1996 - Octagonal[25]
  • 1995 - Sharscay[26]
  • 1994 - Western Red[27]
  • 1993 - Kingston Bay[28]
  • 1992 - Veandercross[29]
  • 1991 - St. Jude[30]
  • 1990 - Interstellar[31]
  • 1989 - Riverina Charm[32]
  • 1988 - High Regard[33]
  • 1987 - Tidal Light[34]
  • 1986 - Dolcezza[35]
  • 1985 - Spirit Of Kingston[36]
  • 1984 - Beechcraft[37]
  • 1983 - Mr. Mcginty[38]
  • 1982 - Rare Form
  • 1981 - Ring The Bell
  • 1980 - Rocky Top
  • 1979 - Red Nose
  • 1978 - †race not held
  • 1977 - Belmura Lad
  • 1976 - Chasta Bellota
  • 1975 - Rosie Heir
  • 1974 - Sydney Cove
  • 1973 - Imagele
  • 1972 - Lord Ben
  • 1971 - Egyptian
  • 1970 - Royal Show
  • 1969 - Bogan Hero
  • 1968 - Broker's Tip
  • 1967 - Honeyland
  • 1966 - Garcon
  • 1965 - Fair Summer
  • 1964 - Strauss
  • 1963 - Summer Fiesta
  • 1962 - Summer Prince
  • 1961 - Kilshery
  • 1960 - Persian Lyric
  • 1959 - Martello Towers
  • 1958 - Prince Kerdieil
  • 1957 - Todman[3]
  • 1956 - Movie Boy
  • 1955 - Aboukir
  • 1954 - Pride Of Egypt
  • 1953 - Prince Morvi
  • 1952 - Prince Dakhil
  • 1951 - Forest Beau
  • 1950 - French Cavalier
  • 1949 - Delta
  • 1948 - Riptide
  • 1947 - The Groom
  • 1946 - Decorate
  • 1945 - Monmouth
  • 1944 - Accession
  • 1943 - Moorland
  • 1942 - San Sebastian
  • 1941 - Chatham's Choice
  • 1940 - Ensign
  • 1939 - Bonny Loch
  • 1938 - Respirator
  • 1937 - Bristol
  • 1936 - Billy Boy
  • 1935 - Hadrian

† Change in scheduling of race from spring to autumn

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Winners and Past Results for the Randwick Guineas". Australian Jockey Club. Progroup Racing (Australia). 2012. Retrieved 11 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Sponsor announced for Royal Randwick Guineas". Australian Jockey Club. Thoroughbred News (Australia). 7 March 2006. Retrieved 10 March 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Canterbury Finishes - Full Details of Races (Official result and photos)". The Sun Herald, Sydney. Google News Archive (Digitize). 8 September 1957. p. 40 (column 4–6). Retrieved 10 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "2017 Result – Girvan Waugh Randwick Guineas (held 4 March 2017)". breednet.com. Retrieved 4 March 2017. 
  5. ^ "2016 Result – Girvan Waugh Randwick Guineas (held 5 March 2016)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 March 2016. 
  6. ^ "2015 Result – Girvan Waugh Randwick Guineas(held 7 March 2015)". breednet.com. Retrieved 7 March 2015. 
  7. ^ "2014 Result – Royal Randwick Guineas (held 15 March 2014)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  8. ^ "2013 Result – Royal Randwick Guineas (held 16 March 2013)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  9. ^ "2012 Result – Turnpoint Royal Randwick Gneas (held 17 March 2012)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  10. ^ "2011 Result – Turnpoint Royal Randwick Guineas (held 12 March 2011)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  11. ^ "2010 Result – Turnpoint Randwick Guineas (held 13 March 2010)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  12. ^ "2009 Result – Randwick Guineas (held 14 March 2009)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  13. ^ "2008 Result – Randwick Guineas (held 29 March 2008)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  14. ^ "2007 Result – Randwick Guineas (held 10 March 2007)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  15. ^ "2006 Result – Randwick Guineas (held 18 March 2006)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  16. ^ "2005 Result – Canterbury Gneas (held 26 February 2005)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  17. ^ "2004 Result – Canterbury Gneas (held 13 March 2004)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  18. ^ "2003 Result – Canterbury Gneas (held 22 March 2003)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  19. ^ "2002 Result – Canterbury Guineas (held 2 March 2002)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  20. ^ "2001 Result – Canterbury Guineas (held 17 March 2001)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  21. ^ "2000 Result – Canterbury Gneas (held 25 March 2000)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  22. ^ "1999 Result – Canterbury Guineas (held 6 March 1999)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  23. ^ "1998 Result – Canterbury Guineas (held 14 March 1998)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  24. ^ "1997 Result – Canterbury Guineas (held 1 March 1997)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  25. ^ "1996 Result – Canterbury Guineas (held 9 March 1996)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  26. ^ "1995 Result – Canterbury Guineas (held 18 March 1995)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  27. ^ "1994 Result – Canterbury Guineas (held 5 March 1994)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  28. ^ "1993 Result – Canterbury Guineas (held 13 March 1993)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  29. ^ "1992 Result – Canterbury Guineas (held 21 March 1992)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  30. ^ "1991 Result – Canterbury Guineas (held 2 March 1991)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  31. ^ "1990 Result – Canterbury Guineas (held 17 March 1990)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  32. ^ "1989 Result – Canterbury Guineas (held 25 February 1989)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  33. ^ "1988 Result – Canterbury Guineas (held 5 March 1988)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  34. ^ "1987 Result – Canterbury Guineas (held 21 March 1987)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  35. ^ "1986 Result – Canterbury Guineas (held 1 March 1986)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  36. ^ "1985 Result – Canterbury Guineas (held 9 March 1985)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  37. ^ "1984 Result – Canterbury Guineas (held 28 March 1984)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015. 
  38. ^ "1983 Result – Canterbury Guineas (held 5 March 1983)". breednet.com. Retrieved 27 February 2015.