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The Group 1 Rosehill Guineas is a 2000m race for three-year-old horses run at Rosehill Gardens during the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival.
2018 Rosehill Guineas Results
- 1st: #8 D'Argento
- 2nd: #6 Tangled
- 3rd: #15 Furore
Rosehill Guineas News
- Outside barrier ok for D’Argento in 2018 Ladbrokes Stakes
- D’Argento has to overcome awkward barrier in 2018 Winx Stakes
- Winx plus 5 stablemates included in 2018 Winx Stakes nominations
- Winx and Chautauqua in star studded Rosehill barrier trial
- 2018 Rosehill Guineas Results: D’Argento Wins for Waller
The Rosehill Guineas is one of the premier Group 1 events for three-year-olds held as part of the Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival. Conducted by the Australian Turf Club (ATC), it is run at Rosehill Gardens in March on Golden Slipper Stakes Day. The meeting features a total of five Group 1 races with the Rosehill Guineas joined by the: Group 1 $3.5 million Golden Slipper Stakes (1200m), the Group 1 George Ryder Stakes (1500m), the Group 1 Ranvet Stakes (2000m) and the Group 1 The Galaxy (1100m).
Restricted to three-year-olds the Rosehill Guineas field is run over a staying trip of 2000 metres and offers $600,000 in total prize money. The traditional autumn lead-up into the event is the Group 1 Randwick Guineas (1600m) held a fortnight earlier over 400m shorter. The Randwick Guineas – Rosehill Guineas double has recent been achieved by the likes of Metal Bender (2009) and It’s A Dundeel (2013).
Most runners out of the Rosehill Guineas will continue onto ‘The Championships’ at Royal Randwick in April for a shot at the Group 1 Australian Derby (2400m).
As one of the best three-year-old events at the carnival, the Rosehill Guineas always attracts a fine field of contenders and has been won by some true turf champions including Sky Heights (1999), Tie The Knot (1998), Octagonal (1996), Danewin (1995), Naturalism (1992) and Sky Chase (1988), while equine superstars Phar Lap (1929) and Kingstown Town (1980) also recorded impressive victories in the Group 1 event.
The Randwick Guineas – Rosehill Guineas – Australian Derby races make up the coveted Sydney 3YO Triple Crown of races.
The 2018 Rosehill Guineas ran on Saturday March 24, 2018 and was won by the Chris Waller-trained favourite D’Argento.
|2018 Rosehill Guineas|
|Date:||Saturday March 24, 2018|
|Conditions:||3YO Open – Set Weights|
|Set Weights:||Colts & Geldings 56.5kg / Fillies 54.5kg|
2018 Rosehill Guineas Results
- 1st: #8 D’Argento
- 2nd: #6 Tangled
- 3rd: #15 Furore
Check out the official Rosehill Guineas 2018 Results & Finishing Order below, following the link to read more on the tough win by the still-green So You Think colt D’Argento who gave his sire a maiden Group 1 winner down under. D’Argento will race next-up on April 7 in either the Doncaster Mile (1600m) or the ATC Derby (2400m). The Rosehill Guineas results have the also Waller-trained Tangled second and Furore third after original second past the post Vin De Dance was relegated to fourth on protest.
|1||8||D’ARGENTO||Chris Waller||Hugh Bowman||–||8||56.5kg||$3.80F|
|2||6||TANGLED||Chris Waller||Michael Walker||1.3L||17||56.5kg||$81|
|3||15||FURORE (NZ)||Kris Lees||Brenton Avdulla||2.3L||5||56.5kg||$12|
|4||2||VIN DE DANCE (NZ)||Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman||Jason Waddell||2.4L||2||56.5kg||$15|
|5||4||CLIFF’S EDGE||Darren Weir||John Allen||2.9L||1||56.5kg||$8.50|
|6||1||ACE HIGH||David Payne||Tye Angland||3L||10||56.5kg||$7|
|7||13||MISSION HILL||Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman||Damian Lane||3.1L||7||56.5kg||$18|
|8||5||MONGOLIANCONQUEROR (NZ)||Stephen Autridge & Jamie Richards||Opie Bosson||3.2L||18||56.5kg||$31|
|9||9||VILLERMONT||Aaron Purcell||Blake Shinn||3.3L||3||56.5kg||$11|
|10||7||CAPITAL GAIN||Paul Butterworth||Ben Melham||4.5L||9||56.5kg||$61|
|11||11||THE LORD MAYOR (NZ)||Chris Waller||Kerrin McEvoy||5L||11||56.5kg||$18|
|12||14||MAIN STAGE (NZ)||Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young||Mark Zahra||5.8L||12||56.5kg||$20|
|13||17||CONDOR||Paul Perry||Luke Currie||6L||14||56.5kg||$101|
|14||10||KAONIC (NZ)||Chris Waller||Zac Purton||7.5L||15||56.5kg||$11|
|15||16||SO YOU WIN||Chris Waller||Craig Williams||7.7L||6||56.5kg||$41|
|16||12||ENDOWMENT (NZ)||Chris Gibbs||Damien Oliver||8.3L||16||56.5kg||$31|
|17||3||AGE OF FIRE||Stephen Autridge & Jamie Richards||Jason Collett||9L||13||56.5kg||$51|
|18||18||TERWILLIKER||Anthony & Edward Cummings||Andrew Adkins||14.6L||4||56.5kg||$101|
|–||21e||TANGMERE (NZ)||Chris Waller||–||–||0||–||–|
|–||20e||YURALLA BOY||Todd Howlett||–||–||0||–||–|
|–||19e||MONGOLIAN MARSHAL (NZ)||Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman||Tommy Berry||–||0||–||–|
2018 Rosehill Guineas Tips
- 1st: #2 Vin De Dance
- 2nd: #14 Main Stage
- 3rd: #4 Cliff’s Edge
2018 Rosehill Guineas Odds & Betting
The latest Rosehill Guineas 2018 betting odds this autumn on the Group 1 three-years-old race on Golden Slipper Day will be available below with market links to Ladbrokes.com.au as soon as released.
2018 Rosehill Guineas Field
The Rosehill Guineas field attracts the season’s best three-year-old staying types typically coming off a Randwick Guineas run over a mile and heading towards the Australian Derby on Day 1 of ‘The Championships’ in April.
The official 2018 Rosehill Guineas field and barriers are released by Racing NSW on the Wednesday leading up to Golden Slipper Day and will be available in full below along with a link to the full Rosehill Guineas Form Guide.
The Rosehill Guineas 2018 Final Field attracted a capacity line-up of 18 three-year-old starters plus three emergencies and takes place one race after Winx chases her 24th straight win in the George Ryder Stakes. Among the standouts in the 2018 Rosehill Guineas field are the NZ Derby winner Vin De Dance who will relish a Heavy-rated track and the spring’s VRC Derby champ Ace High.
|No||Last 10||Horse||Trainer||Jockey||Barrier||Weight||Hcp Rating|
|1||155111×554||ACE HIGH||David Payne||Tye Angland||11||56.5kg||107|
|2||12235×4631||VIN DE DANCE (NZ)||Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman||Jason Waddell||3||56.5kg||102|
|3||21321130||AGE OF FIRE||Stephen Autridge & Jamie Richards||Jason Collett||15||56.5kg||100|
|4||12126×1271||CLIFF’S EDGE||Darren Weir||John Allen||1||56.5kg||98|
|5||921×13272||MONGOLIANCONQUEROR (NZ)||Stephen Autridge & Jamie Richards||Opie Bosson||21||56.5kg||90|
|6||0x94220x60||TANGLED||Chris Waller||Michael Walker||20||56.5kg||90|
|7||42251×6009||CAPITAL GAIN||Paul Butterworth||Ben Melham||10||56.5kg||88|
|8||11×137||D’ARGENTO||Chris Waller||Hugh Bowman||9||56.5kg||88|
|9||3141×74||VILLERMONT||Aaron Purcell||Blake Shinn||4||56.5kg||85|
|10||311×626||KAONIC (NZ)||Chris Waller||Zac Purton||17||56.5kg||80|
|11||14164||THE LORD MAYOR (NZ)||Chris Waller||Kerrin McEvoy||12||56.5kg||80|
|12||132485||ENDOWMENT (NZ)||Chris Gibbs||Damien Oliver||19||56.5kg||79|
|13||211×1156||MISSION HILL||Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman||Damian Lane||8||56.5kg||79|
|14||x212135x40||MAIN STAGE (NZ)||Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young||Mark Zahra||14||56.5kg||75|
|15||1111||FURORE (NZ)||Kris Lees||Brenton Avdulla||6||56.5kg||73|
|16||31×512||SO YOU WIN||Chris Waller||Craig Williams||7||56.5kg||72|
|17||3235×2128||CONDOR||Paul Perry||Luke Currie||16||56.5kg||69|
|18||85×6144332||TERWILLIKER||Anthony & Edward Cummings||Andrew Adkins||5||56.5kg||62|
|19e||374211||MONGOLIAN MARSHAL (NZ)||Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman||Tommy Berry||2||56.5kg||72|
|20e||9×97345131||YURALLA BOY||Todd Howlett||–||18||56.5kg||62|
|21e||74×120||TANGMERE (NZ)||Chris Waller||–||13||56.5kg||68|
2018 Rosehill Guineas Nominations
The Rosehill Guineas 2018 nominations are taken on Monday March 19, 2018 and will be published below as soon as available.
The official 2018 Rosehill Guineas nominations attracted a bumper 26 early entries led by the David Payne-trained VRC Derby winner Ace High who is early favourite to win this and the ATC Derby next month at Randwick. The Rosehill Guineas nominations also feature six for trainer Chris Waller led by the grey improver D’Argento as well as the Darren Weir-trained Alister Clark Stakes winner from last Friday night Cliff’s Edge.
Rosehill Guineas History
The Rosehill Guineas began as a principal race run over seven furlongs and the inaugural winner was Electric Wire. The race distance was increased to nine furlongs in 1915 before a further increase occurred in 1948, bringing the length to a testing 10 furlongs. In 1973 the distance was converted to 2000m and after the race was not held in 1978, the Rosehill Guineas was elevated to Group 1 status in 1980 when the almighty Kingston Town was victorious.
Rosehill Guineas Betting
Rosehill Guineas betting is normally very interesting and it is often surprisingly tough to pick the winner of the Group 1 event. There is generally one horse that starts the Rosehill Guineas as a short-priced favourite, but only a handfull of favourites have won the race in the last thirty years. Talented gallopers Bounty Hawk (1984), Noble Peer (1985), Veandercross (1992), Intergaze (1997), Universal Prince (2001), Teranaba (2007) and Shoot Out (2010) were all beaten as short-priced favourites, while Ring Joe (1987), Star Of Maple (1994), Diatribe (2000), Sale Of Century (2001) and De Beers (2006) all managed to score upset wins in the Group 1 event.
Recent favourites in Rosehill Guineas betting to salute for the punters include It’s A Dundeel (2013), Criterion (2014) and D’Argento (2018). Rosehill Guineas odds open weeks in advance of the race at online bookmakers including Ladbrokes.com.au.
|Rosehill Guineas Records|
|Race Record (at current distance):||1:59.99 set by Danewin in 1995 and equalled by Octagonal in 1996.|
Recent Rosehill Guineas Winners
|1st||D’Argento||2 minutes 6.10 seconds|
|1st||Gingernuts||2 minutes 11.46 seconds|
|3rd||So Si Bon|
|1st||Tarzino||2 minutes 3.5 seconds|
|1st||Volkstok’n’barrell||2 minute 03.47 seconds|
|1st||Criterion||2 minutes 05.94 seconds|
|1st||It’s A Dundeel||2 minutes 02.25 seconds|
|1st||Laser Hawk||2 minutes 02.1 seconds|
|1st||Jimmy Choux||2 minutes 05.3 seconds|
|1st||Zabrasive||2 minutes 4.54 seconds|
|3rd||Run For Naara|
|1st||Metal Bender||2 minutes 3.2 seconds|
|1st||Dealer Principal||2 minute 4.5 seconds|
|1st||He’s No Pie Eater<||2 minutes 2.7 seconds|
|1st||De Beers||2 minutes 3.5 seconds|
|1st||Eremein||2 minutes 1.3 seconds|
|1st||Niello||2 minutes 1.1 seconds|
|1st||Helenus||2 minutes 2.7 seconds|
|1st||Carnegie Express||2 minutes 0.8 seconds|
|1st||Sale Of Century||2 minutes 1 seconds|
|1st||Diatribe||2 minutes 4.3 seconds|