The Thousand Guineas

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The Thousand Guineas
Group 1 race
Location Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne, Australia
Inaugurated1946
Race type Thoroughbred
Sponsor Schweppes (2019)
Race information
Distance1,600 metres
SurfaceTurf
TrackLeft-handed
QualificationThree year old fillies
WeightSet weights 55.5  kg
Purse $500,000 (2019)

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]

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History

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. Yosei at Caulfield.jpg
2010 winner Yosei wearing the winner's rug.

Distance

Grade

Winners

† Dead heat

See also

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