Thousand Guineas Prelude

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Thousand Guineas Prelude
registered as the Tranquil Star Stakes
Group 2 race
Location Caulfield Racecourse, Melbourne, Australia
Inaugurated1983
Race type Thoroughbred
Sponsor Schweppes (2020)
Race information
Distance1,400 metres
SurfaceTurf
QualificationThree year old fillies
WeightSet weights with penalties
Purse $250,000 (2020)

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$250,000. [1] This event is a preparation race for the prestigious Group 1 The Thousand Guineas later in October at Caulfield. [1]

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History

The registered name of the race is named after Australian Hall of Fame champion mare from the 1940s Tranquil Star.

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Winners

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