The Thousand Guineas

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For races of a similar name, see Thousand Guineas (disambiguation).
The Thousand Guineas
Group 1 race
Location Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne, Australia
Inaugurated 1946
Race type Thoroughbred
Sponsor Schweppes (2015)
Race information
Distance 1,600 metres
Surface Turf
Track Left-handed
Qualification Three year old fillies
Weight Set weights – 55 kg
Purse $500,000 (2015)

The Thousand Guineas is a Melbourne Racing Club Group 1 Thoroughbred horse race for three year old fillies at set weights run over a distance of 1600 metres at Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne, Australia in early October. Total prize money for the race is A$500,000.[1]

Race history[edit]

Between 1988 and 2013 the race was scheduled on the second day of the MRC Spring Carnival which is held on a Wednesday but it was moved to the first day in 2014. Prior to 1988 the race was run on the third day of the carnival on the Caulfield Cup racecard.[2]

2010 winner Yosei wearing the winner's rug.

Race distance[edit]

  • 1946–1971 - 1 mile (~1600 metres)
  • 1972 onwards - 1600 metres

Race grade[edit]

  • 1946–1978 - Principal Race
  • 1979 onwards - Group 1

The winners[edit]

  • 2015 - Stay With Me [3]
  • 2014 - Amicus [4]
  • 2013 - Guelph [5]
  • 2012 - Commanding Jewel [6]
  • 2011 - Atlantic Jewel [7]
  • 2010 - Yosei [8]
  • 2009 - Irish Lights [9]
  • 2008 - Gallica [10]
  • 2007 - Serious Speed [11]
  • 2006 - Miss Finland [12]
  • 2005 - Mnemosyne [13]
  • 2004 - Alinghi [14]
  • 2003 - Special Harmony [15]
  • 2002 - Macedon Lady[16]
  • 2001 - Magical Miss[17]
  • 2000 - All Time High[18]
  • 1999 - Shizu[19]
  • 1998 - Inaflury [20]
  • 1997 - Lady Of The Pines[21]
  • 1996 - Dashing Eagle[22]
  • 1995 - Shame[23]
  • 1994 - Northwood Plume[24]
  • 1993 - Arborea [25]
  • 1992 - Azzurro[26]
  • 1991 - Richfield Lady[27]
  • 1990 - Whisked[28]
  • 1989 - Tristanagh[29]
  • 1988 - Riverina Charm[30]
  • 1987 - Bianco Flyer[31]
  • 1986 - Magic Flute[32]
  • 1985 - Shankhill Lass[33]
  • 1984 - Goleen[34]
  • 1983 - Perfect Bliss [35]
  • 1982 - Rom’s Stiletto
  • 1981 - Copperama
  • 1980 - Biscadale
  • 1979 - Brava Jeannie
  • 1978 - Kapalaran
  • 1977 - Princess Talaria
  • 1976 - Savoir
  • 1975 - Toy Show
  • 1974 - Sufficient
  • 1973 - Just Topic
  • 1972 - Toltrice
  • 1971 - What’s The Verdict
  • 1970 - Tango Miss
  • 1969 - Wood Court Inn
  • 1968 - Our Faith
  • 1967 - Begonia Bell
  • 1966 - Cendrillon
  • 1965 - Gipsy Queen
  • 1964 - Reveille
  • 1963 - †Heirloom / Anna Rose
  • 1962 - Regal Peace
  • 1961 - Indian Summer
  • 1960 - Wenona Girl
  • 1959 - Chaise
  • 1958 - But Beautiful
  • 1957 - Goldenway
  • 1956 - Bendrum
  • 1955 - Brimses
  • 1954 - Lady Mogambo
  • 1953 - Olympic Girl
  • 1952 - Trunnion
  • 1951 - Golden Chariot
  • 1950 - True Course
  • 1949 - Chicquita
  • 1948 - Siren Song
  • 1947 - Nizam’s Ring
  • 1946 - Sweet Chime

† Deadheat

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Winners and Past Results for the Thousand Guineas". Progroupracing.com (Aus). 2014. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "Thousand Guineas". horseracinginfo.com.au (Australia). 2014. Retrieved 4 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "2015 Result – Schweppes 1000 Guineas (held 10 October 2015)". breednet.com. Retrieved 10 October 2015. 
  4. ^ "2014 Result – Schweppes Thousand Guineas (held 11 October 2014)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  5. ^ "2013 Result – Schweppes Thousand Guineas (held 16 October 2013)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  6. ^ "2012 Result – Schweppes Thousand Guineas (held 17 October 2012)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  7. ^ "2011 Result – Schweppes Thousand Guineas (held 12 October 2011)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  8. ^ "2010 Result – Schweppes Thousand Guineas (held 13 October 2010)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  9. ^ "2009 Result – Schweppes Thousand Guineas (held 14 October 2009)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  10. ^ "2008 Result – Schweppes Thousand Guineas (held 15 October 2008)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  11. ^ "2007 Result – Thousand Guineas (held 17 October 2007)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  12. ^ "2006 Result – Vinery Stud - Thousand Guineas (held 18 October 2006)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  13. ^ "2005 Result – Thousand Guineas (held 12 October 2005)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  14. ^ "2004 Result – Thousand Guineas (held 13 October 2004)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  15. ^ "2003 Result – Thousand Gneas (held 15 October 2003)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  16. ^ "2002 Result – Thousand Gneas (held 16 October 2002)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  17. ^ "2001 Result – The Thousand Guineas (held 17 October 2001)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  18. ^ "2000 Result – Thousand Gneas (held 18 October 2000)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  19. ^ "1999 Result – Thousand Guineas (held 13 October 1999)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  20. ^ "1998 Result – The Thousand Guineas (held 14 October 1998)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  21. ^ "1997 Result – The Thousand Guineas (held 15 October 1997)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  22. ^ "1996 Result – The Thousand Guineas (held 16 October 1996)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  23. ^ "1995 Result – The Thousand Guineas (held 18 October 1995)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  24. ^ "1994 Result – The Thousand Guineas (held 12 October 1994)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  25. ^ "1993 Result – The Thousand Guineas (held 13 October 1993)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  26. ^ "1992 Result – The Thousand Guineas (held 14 October 1992)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  27. ^ "1991 Result – The Thousand Guineas (held 16 October 1991)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  28. ^ "1990 Result – The Thousand Guineas (held 17 October 1990)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  29. ^ "1989 Result – The Thousand Guineas (held 18 October 1989)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  30. ^ "1988 Result – The Thousand Guineas (held 12 October 1988)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  31. ^ "1987 Result – The Thousand Guineas (held 17 October 1987)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  32. ^ "1986 Result – The Thousand Guineas (held 18 October 1986)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  33. ^ "1985 Result – The Thousand Guineas (held 19 October 1985)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  34. ^ "1984 Result – One Thousand Guineas (held 20 October 1984)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015. 
  35. ^ "1983 Result – The Thousand Guineas (held 15 October 1983)". breednet.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015.