Thousand Guineas

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Thousand Guineas is the name of a number of different horse races:

Horse racing Equestrian sport

Horse racing is an equestrian performance sport, typically involving two or more horses ridden by jockeys over a set distance for competition. It is one of the most ancient of all sports, as its basic premise – to identify which of two or more horses is the fastest over a set course or distance – has been unchanged since at least classical antiquity.

The 1000 Guineas Stakes is a Group 1 flat horse race in Great Britain open to three-year-old fillies. It is run on the Rowley Mile at Newmarket over a distance of 1 mile, and it is scheduled to take place each year in late April or early May on the Sunday following the 2000 Guineas Stakes.

The 1,000 Guineas Trial Stakes was a flat horse race in Great Britain open to three-year-old thoroughbred fillies. It was run over a distance of 7 furlongs, and it was scheduled to take place each year in early April.

The Thousand Guineas Prelude, registered as the Tranquil Star Stakes, is a Melbourne Racing Club Group 2 Thoroughbred horse race, for three year old fillies, at set weights with penalties, over a distance of 1400 metres, held annually at Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne, Australia in late September. Total prize money for the race is A$200,000. This event is a preparation race for the prestigious Group 1 The Thousand Guineas later in October at Caulfield.

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2000 Guineas Stakes British Group 1 horse race for 3-year-old colts and fillies

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The 2,000 Guineas Trial Stakes was a Group 3 flat horse race in Great Britain open to three-year-old thoroughbred colts and geldings. It was run over a distance of 7 furlongs, and it was scheduled to take place each year in early April.

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