Queensland Guineas

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Queensland Guineas
Group 2 race
Location Eagle Farm Racecourse
Brisbane, Australia
Inaugurated 1896
Race type Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Sponsor Mirvac (2016)
Race information
Distance 1,600 metres
Surface Turf
Track Right-handed
Qualification Three year old
Weight Set Weights
Colts and geldings – 57 kg
Fillies – 55 kg
Purse A$400,000 (2016)

The Queensland Guineas is a Brisbane Racing Club Group 2 Thoroughbred horse race held over 1600 metres, at set weights, for three-year-old horses held at Eagle Farm Racecourse in Brisbane, Australia in June during the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival.[1] Total prizemoney is A$400,000.

Due to track reconstruction of Eagle Farm Racecourse for the 2014–15 racing season the event is transferred to Doomben Racecourse.[2]

History[edit]

Prior to 2005 the race was held in early May. From 2006 to 2008 the race was held on the Queen's Birthday holiday in June. Since 2009 it is held in early June.

Grade[edit]

  • 1896–1978 - Principal race[3]
  • 1979–1987 - Group 3
  • 1988 onwards - Group 2 race

Distance[edit]

  • 1896–1972 - 1 mile[3]
  • 1973–2011 – 1600 metres
  • 2012–2014 - 1400 metres
  • 2015 - 1600 metres

Winners[edit]

  • 2016 - Tsaritsa[4]
  • 2015 - Jabali[5]
  • 2014 - Sir Moments[6]
  • 2013 - Sizzling[7]
  • 2012 - Pear Tart[8]
  • 2011 - Torio's Quest[9]
  • 2010 - Rothesay[10]
  • 2009 - Express Air[11]
  • 2008 - Turffontein[12]
  • 2007 - Sequential Charm[13]
  • 2006 - Nova Star[14]
  • 2005 - Saxon[15]
  • 2004 - Winning Belle[16]
  • 2003 - True Glo[17]
  • 2002 - Regent Street[18]
  • 2001 - Heroism[19]
  • 2000 - Magnifier[20]
  • 1999 - Camarena[21]
  • 1998 - Insecure[22]
  • 1997 - Yippyio[23]
  • 1996 - race not held
  • 1995 - Turridu[24]
  • 1994 - Paris Lane[25]
  • 1993 - Cuidado[26]
  • 1992 - Coolong Road[27]
  • 1991 - Trisca[28]
  • 1990 - Solar Circle[29]
  • 1989 - Cole Diesel[30]
  • 1988 - Planet Ruler[31]
  • 1987 - Magic Flute[32]
  • 1986 - Persian World[33]
  • 1985 - Phoenix Rising[34]
  • 1984 - Vite Cheval[35]
  • 1983 - race not held
  • 1982 - Star Of The Knight
  • 1981 - Bermuda Bird
  • 1980 - Cloud Pink
  • 1979 - Zephyr Zip
  • 1978 - He'll Do
  • 1977 - Bay Duke
  • 1976 - Night Charmer
  • 1975 - Gentle Jim
  • 1974 - Spinnelli
  • 1973 - Dalrello
  • 1972 - Beau Cera
  • 1971 - Charlton Boy
  • 1970 - Waminda
  • 1969 - Paola Pisani
  • 1968 - Flying Ace
  • 1967 - Dual Control
  • 1966 - Lord Kearsey
  • 1965 - Maybe Lad
  • 1964 - Rocky Court
  • 1963 - Confidence
  • 1962 - Persian King
  • 1961 - Ivanhoe
  • 1960 - Royal Bore
  • 1959 - Countwood
  • 1958 - Earlwood
  • 1957 - Neptunist
  • 1956 - Book Link
  • 1955 - Aboukir
  • 1954 - Cool Gent
  • 1953 - Kev Mar
  • 1952 - Kashmir
  • 1951 - Friar's Frolic
  • 1950 - Coniston
  • 1949 - Mr. Sunray
  • 1948 - Blue Slipper
  • 1947 - Sefiona
  • 1946 - Maytown
  • 1942–45 - race not held
  • 1941 - Felt Yet
  • 1940 - Bold Step
  • 1939 - Spearace
  • 1938 - Seven Fifty
  • 1937 - Spear Chief
  • 1936 - Brownfelt
  • 1935 - Auto Buz
  • 1934 - Pandion
  • 1933 - Soft Step
  • 1932 - Some Cure
  • 1931 - Lough Neagh
  • 1930 - Irish Smile
  • 1929 - Bernfield
  • 1928 - Hourly
  • 1927 - High Syce
  • 1926 - Chryso
  • 1925 - Taupo
  • 1924 - Mountain Song
  • 1923 - Ardglen
  • 1922 - Kingslot
  • 1921 - Ladomond
  • 1920 - Syceonelle
  • 1919 - Eudor Furly
  • 1918 - Molly's Robe
  • 1917 - Master Warkon
  • 1916 - Lord Acre
  • 1915 - Irish Colleen
  • 1914 - Delinacre
  • 1913 - Lord Burnside
  • 1912 - Koatanui
  • 1911 - Yeena Lad
  • 1910 - Havocorn
  • 1909 - Mischief
  • 1908 - Flaxen
  • 1907 - Euroa
  • 1906 - Headlight
  • 1905 - Alexis
  • 1904 - Joyance
  • 1903 - Fitz Grafton
  • 1902 - Balfour
  • 1901 - Grattan
  • 1900 - Araxes
  • 1899 - Lauri
  • 1898 - Boreas II
  • 1897 - Boscobel
  • 1896 - College Cap

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Winners and Past Results for the Queensland Guineas". Progroup Racing (Australia). 2012. Retrieved 28 May 2013. 
  2. ^ Exelby, Nathan (18 January 2015). "Frustration as fears Eagle Farm's re-opening could be pushed back as late as October". The Courier Mail. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  3. ^ a b "Queensland Guineas". Queensland History of Racing (Australia). 2012. Retrieved 28 May 2013. 
  4. ^ "2016 Result – Mirvac Queensland Guineas (held 11 June 2016)". breednet.com. Retrieved 11 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "2015 Result – Sky Racing Queensland Guineas (held 6 June 2015)". breednet.com. Retrieved 6 June 2015. 
  6. ^ "2014 Result – Sky Racing Queensland Guineas (held 31 May 2014)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  7. ^ "2013 Result – Sky Racing Queensland Guineas (held 1 June 2013)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  8. ^ "2012 Result – Sky Racing Queensland Gneas (held 2 June 2012)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  9. ^ "2011 Result – Sky Racing Qld Guineas (held 11 June 2011)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  10. ^ "2010 Result – Sky Racing Queensland Guineas (held 12 June 2010)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  11. ^ "2009 Result – Mitty's Queensland Guineas (held 6 June 2009)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  12. ^ "2008 Result – Queensland Guineas (held 9 June 2008)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  13. ^ "2007 Result – Queensland Guineas (held 11 June 2007)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  14. ^ "2006 Result – Queensland Guineas (held 12 June 2006)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  15. ^ "2005 Result – Queensland Guineas (held 7 May 2005)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  16. ^ "2004 Result – Queensland Guineas (held 8 May 2004)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  17. ^ "2003 Result – Queensland Guineas (held 3 May 2003)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  18. ^ "2002 Result – Qld. Guineas (held 4 May 2002)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  19. ^ "2001 Result – Queensland Guineas (held 5 May 2001)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  20. ^ "2000 Result – Queensland Guineas (held 6 May 2000)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  21. ^ "1999 Result – Queensland Guineas (held 8 May 1999)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  22. ^ "1998 Result – Queensland Guineas (held 2 May 1998)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  23. ^ "1997 Result – Queensland Guineas (held 3 May 1997)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  24. ^ "1995 Result – Queensland Guineas (held 6 May 1995)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  25. ^ "1994 Result – Queensland Guineas (held 7 May 1994)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  26. ^ "1993 Result – The Queensland Guineas (held 8 May 1993)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  27. ^ "1992 Result – Queensland Guineas (held 9 May 1992)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  28. ^ "1991 Result – Queensland Guineas (held 11 May 1991)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  29. ^ "1990 Result – Queensland Guineas (held 12 May 1990)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  30. ^ "1989 Result – Queensland Gneas (held 6 May 1989)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  31. ^ "1988 Result – The Queensland Guineas (held 7 May 1988)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  32. ^ "1987 Result – The Queensland Guineas (held 9 May 1987)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  33. ^ "1986 Result – The Queensland Guineas (held 10 May 1986)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  34. ^ "1985 Result – The Queensland Guineas (held 11 May 1985)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015. 
  35. ^ "1984 Result – The Queensland Guineas (held 12 May 1984)". breednet.com. Retrieved 24 May 2015.