Australian Guineas

The Australian Guineas is a Group 1 mile race for three-year-olds run at Flemington Racecourse during the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival.

2019 Australian Guineas Results

  • 1st: #15 Mystic Journey
  • 2nd: #8 Hawkshot
  • 3rd: #14 Amphitrite



The Australian Guineas is a Group 1 race for three-year-olds held at Flemington Racecourse in early March during the Melbourne Autumn Racing Carnival.

The Australian Guineas is a 1600m set weights race and attracts the country’s best middle distance youngsters racing for a share in the $1 million in total prize money. It is the only Group 1 race at the meeting but is accompanied by the Group 3 Frances Tressady Stakes (1400m) and the Group 3 Autumn Handicap (1400m).

Runners in the Australian Guineas field may come via earlier autumn lead-ups including the Group 3 Manfred Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield in early February and the Group 3 CS Hayes Stakes (1200m) for the three-year-old colts and geldings run a fortnight before at Flemington. The latest horse to win the CS Hayes Stakes – Australian Guineas double was Grunt (2018).

After the Australian Guineas the top three-year-olds may continue onto the Group 2 Alister Clark Stakes (2040m) held two weeks later at Moonee Valley. Alternatively the Australian Guineas graduates will head up to Sydney to chase the autumn riches of races like the Group 1 Rosehill Guineas (2000m) and Group 1 ATC Derby (2400m).

The 2019 Australian Guineas runs on Saturday March 2, 2019 at Flemington.

Australian Guineas 2019
Date: Saturday March 2, 2019
Track: Flemington Racecourse
Distance: 1600m
Race Type: 3YO Set Weights
Status: Group 1
Prize Money: $1 million

2019 Australian Guineas Results

    • 1st: #15 Mystic Journey
    • 2nd: #8 Hawkshot
    • 3rd: #14 Amphitrite
Finish No. Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Bar. Weight
1 15 MYSTIC JOURNEY Adam Trinder Anthony Darmanin 1 54.5kg
2 8 HAWKSHOT Super Vobis Bonus Scheme David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Mark Zahra 2.25L 16 56.5kg
3 14 AMPHITRITE David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Craig Williams 2.65L 4 54.5kg
4 4 RINGERDINGDING Super Vobis Bonus Scheme Chris Waller John Allen 2.75L 13 56.5kg
5 11 DEALMAKER Chris Waller Michael Dee 2.85L 7 56.5kg
6 2 LONG LEAF David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Jamie Kah 5.6L 6 56.5kg
7 17e DECLARATIONOFHEART Anthony Freedman Damian Lane 6L 11 56.5kg
8 7 THE INEVITABLE Scott Brunton Ms Sigrid Carr 7.25L 2 56.5kg
9 3 STARS OF CARRUM Super Vobis Bonus Scheme Robbie Laing Ben Melham 8.5L 12 56.5kg
10 12 O’TAUTO Super Vobis Bonus Scheme Greg Eurell Dwayne Dunn 8.6L 3 56.5kg
11 9 PERFORMER Chris Waller Stephen Baster 8.7L 10 56.5kg
12 5 RANIER James Cummings Craig Newitt 8.9L 14 56.5kg
13 1 EXTRA BRUT Super Vobis Bonus Scheme Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Michael Walker 9L 8 56.5kg
14 13 ADANA Chris Waller Luke Nolen 10.25L 9 56.5kg
15 10 SCOTTISH ROGUE Tony McEvoy Luke Currie 16.25L 5 56.5kg
16 6 CHAPADA Michael Moroney Damien Oliver 16.45L 15 56.5kg

2019 Australian Guineas Tips

  • 1st: TBD
  • 2nd: TBD
  • 3rd: TBD

2019 Australian Guineas Form Guide

2019 Australian Guineas Odds

The latest Australian Guineas 2019 betting odds provided by Ladbrokes.com.au will be published below complete with market links as soon as released.

2019 Australian Guineas Field

Each autumn the most promising three-year-old milers / stayers face off in the Australian Guineas field in Melbourne, which is released by Racing Victoria on the Wednesday before the race runs.

The official 2019 Australian Guineas field and barriers are released on Tuesday February 26, 2019 and will be published in full below.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Penalty
1 2111613×0 EXTRA BRUT Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Michael Walker 9 56.5kg 108
2 49×2836321 LONG LEAF David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Jamie Kah 7 56.5kg 92
3 6472212×89 STARS OF CARRUM Robbie Laing Ben Melham 13 56.5kg 95
4 9218311×30 RINGERDINGDING Chris Waller John Allen 14 56.5kg 95
5 x232211x74 RANIER James Cummings Craig Newitt 15 56.5kg 84
6 65123×7 CHAPADA Michael Moroney Damien Oliver 16 56.5kg 82
7 3x1x1111 THE INEVITABLE Scott Brunton Ms Sigrid Carr 3 56.5kg 85
8 127×42121 HAWKSHOT David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Mark Zahra 17 56.5kg 90
9 1L0x374x40 PERFORMER Chris Waller Stephen Baster 11 56.5kg 81
10 332x828x66 SCOTTISH ROGUE Tony McEvoy Luke Currie 6 56.5kg 71
11 31x3266x22 DEALMAKER Chris Waller Michael Dee 8 56.5kg 80
12 12×213 O’TAUTO Greg Eurell Dwayne Dunn 4 56.5kg 73
13 0x75316x28 ADANA Chris Waller Luke Nolen 10 56.5kg 64
14 2x111100x1 AMPHITRITE David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Craig Williams 5 54.5kg 105
15 4x41511x11 MYSTIC JOURNEY Adam Trinder Anthony Darmanin 1 54.5kg 102
16 2113157×2 VERRY ELLEEGANT (NZ) Chris Waller Damian Lane 2 54.5kg 84
17e 1x140x22 DECLARATIONOFHEART Anthony Freedman 12 56.5kg 69

Australian Guineas First Acceptances

After the nominations in late January the Australian Guineas first acceptances further narrow down the list of potential three-year-old runners in the mile classic.

The 2019 Australian Guineas first acceptances are set for release around February 19, 2019 and will be listed below.

No. Last 10 Horse Sex Age Trainer Ballot Weight
1 3x1x1111 THE INEVITABLE G 3 Scott Brunton 1= 56.5kg
2 2x111100x1 AMPHITRITE F 3 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 1= 54.5kg
3 2111613×0 EXTRA BRUT C 3 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 3 56.5kg
4 2x544130x0 OOHOOD F 3 Tony McEvoy 4 54.5kg
5 49×2836321 LONG LEAF C 3 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 5 56.5kg
6 213x3033x4 EL DORADO DREAMING F 3 Kris Lees 6 54.5kg
7 6472212×89 STARS OF CARRUM C 3 Robbie Laing 7 56.5kg
8 1x77027x90 VASSILATOR (NZ) C 3 Colin Little 8 56.5kg
9 4x41511x11 MYSTIC JOURNEY F 3 Adam Trinder 9 54.5kg
10 x088223x43 FUNDAMENTALIST F 3 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 10 54.5kg
11 9218311×30 RINGERDINGDING C 3 Chris Waller 11 56.5kg
12 2141236×43 ARAMAYO C 3 James Cummings 12 56.5kg
13 x232211x74 RANIER C 3 James Cummings 13 56.5kg
14 65123×7 CHAPADA G 3 Michael Moroney 14 56.5kg
15 127×42121 HAWKSHOT G 3 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 15 56.5kg
16 2113157×2 VERRY ELLEEGANT (NZ) F 3 Chris Waller 16 54.5kg
17 314x11x3 POHUTUKAWA F 3 James Cummings 17 54.5kg
18 11x312x1 GEM SONG C 3 Kris Lees 18 56.5kg
19 1L0x374x40 PERFORMER C 3 Chris Waller 19 56.5kg
20 517x4430x4 IRUKANDJI C 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 20 56.5kg
21 12×213 O’TAUTO G 3 Greg Eurell 21 56.5kg
22 214×135 POISED TO STRIKE G 3 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 22 56.5kg
23 332x828x66 SCOTTISH ROGUE G 3 Tony McEvoy 23 56.5kg
24 31x3266x22 DEALMAKER C 3 Chris Waller 24 56.5kg
25 x444x12x21 WINNING PARTNER G 3 Tony McEvoy 25 56.5kg
26 0x75316x28 ADANA G 3 Chris Waller 26 56.5kg
27 1x140x22 DECLARATIONOFHEART G 3 Anthony Freedman 27 56.5kg
28 29×421 RONAN’S ROCK C 3 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 28 56.5kg
29 2×11 IRISH BUTTERFLY (NZ) C 3 Henry Dwyer 29 56.5kg
30 x5427276x1 FIRSTCLASS DREAMER G 3 Matthew Brown 30 56.5kg
31 17 BUCEPHALUS C 3 Michael, Wayne & John Hawkes 31 56.5kg
32 1×58 TEE TRAIN C 3 Symon Wilde 32 56.5kg

 

2019 Australian Guineas Nominations

The very first Australian Guineas nominations are taken in late January, over a month out from the Group 1 autumn feature taking place in March. Early Australian Guineas entries often attract in excess of 100 hopefuls and are narrowed down at first acceptance stage a month later.

The 2019 Australian Guineas nominations will be released around Monday January 29, 2019 and will be published below as soon as available.

Australian Guineas History

Australian Guineas racing began in 1986 and in its short time on the track, has already become the third leg of the inaugural 1998 Australian Triple Crown for three year olds. As a result, the race distance was changed to 2000m between 1998 and 2000 and offered a total prize money of $750,000.

In 2001, the Australian Guineas returned to its original distance of 1600m and fillies were given an allowance of 2.5kg.

Notable recent Australian Guineas winners include Shamus Award (2014), the filly Mosheen (2012), Apache Cat (2006) and Reset (2004).

Recent Australian Guineas Winners

See below for a full list of Australian Guineas results & winners dating back to 2000.

Year Place Horse Time
2019
Australian Guineas
1st Mystic Journey 1 minute 35.79 seconds
2nd Hawkshot
3rd Amphitrite
2018
Australian Guineas
1st Grunt 1 minute 34.99 seconds
2nd Peaceful State
3rd Bring Me Roses
2017
Australian Guineas
1st Hey Doc 1 minute 34.01 seconds
2nd Prized Icon
3rd Snitzon
2016
Australian Guineas
1st Palentino 1 minute 35.2 seconds
2nd Tarzino
3rd Risque
2015
Australian Guineas
1st Wandjina 1 minute 35.14 seconds
2nd Alpine Eagle
3rd Stratum Star
2014
Australian Guineas
1st Shamus Award 1 minute 36.41 seconds
2nd Criterion
3rd Thunder Fantasy
2013
Australian Guineas
1st Ferlax 1 minute 35.09 seconds
2nd You’re So Good
3rd Sheer Talent
2012
Australian Guineas
1st Mosheen 1 minute 37.0 seconds
2nd Strike the Stars
3rd Mister Milton
2011
Australian Guineas
1st Shamrocker 1 minute 35.3 seconds
2nd Bullbars
3rd Playing God
2010
Australian Guineas
1st Rock Classic 1 minute 36.8 seconds
2nd Set For Fame
3rd Linton
2009
Australian Guineas
1st Heart Of Dreams 1 minute 35.8 seconds
2nd Von Costa De Hero
3rd Lucky Thunder
2008
Australian Guineas
1st Light Fantastic 1 minute 36.4 seconds
2nd Marching
3rd Playwright
2007
Australian Guineas
1st Miss Finland 1 minute 36 seconds
2nd Casino Prince
3rd Jokers Wild
2006
Australian Guineas
1st Apache Cat 1 minute 34 seconds
2nd Darcy Brahma
3rd Thin And Crispy
2005
Australian Guineas
1st Al Maher 1 minute 34.4 seconds
2nd Danehill Express
3rd Econsul
2004
Australian Guineas
1st Reset 1 minute 34.5 seconds
2nd Starcraft
3rd Under The Bridge
2003
Australian Guineas
1st Delago Brom 1 minute 35.9 seconds
2nd Tycoon Ruler
3rd Thorn Park
2002
Australian Guineas
1st Dash For Cash 1 minute 35.3 seconds
2nd Royal Code
3rd Ustinov
2001
Australian Guineas
1st Mr Murphy 1 minute 34.4 seconds
2nd Neptunes Journey
3rd Outgate
2000
Australian Guineas
1st Pins 2 minutes 2.3 seconds
2nd Freemason
3rd Hades

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