On Tuesday Racing Victoria closed nominations for three of the top level Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival features including the 2016 Australian Guineas that attracted 110 three-year-olds.
Running at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday March 5, this year’s edition of the $750,000 Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) is shaping up as an intriguing showdown between Group 1 winners from all over.
Futures Australian Guineas betting at Ladbrokes.com.au is led by WA filly Perfect Reflection and New Zealand-trained champion Xtravagant at $7.
One of just 18 fillies nominated to take on the boys in the classic, the undefeated Perfect Reflection is now prepared in Victoria by Melbourne Cup winning horseman Darren Weir.
Previously trained in Perth, the daughter of More Than Ready has won all five of her career starts including the