Sandown Guineas

The Sandown Guineas is a Group 2 race run over the mile at Ladbrokes Park on Zipping Classic Day by a field of spring three-year-olds.

2019 Sandown Guineas Results

  • 1st: #10 Pretty Brazen
  • 2nd: #2 Conqueror
  • 3rd: #4 Heart Of Puissance



The 2019 Sandown Guineas is a Group 2 race held at the very end of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival on Zipping Classic Day in mid-late November, a week after the Melbourne Cup Carnival comes to a close on Emirates Stakes Day.

The meeting at Sandown Racecourse – now known as Ladbrokes Park – hosts six Group status races in total including the: Group 2 Zipping Classic (2400m), Group 3 Sandown Stakes (1500m), Group 3 Eclipse Stakes (1800m), Group 3 Summoned Stakes (1500m) and Group 3 Kevin Heffernan Stakes (1200m). There are a host of Listed events on the day, including the Sandown Cup (3200m) run over the two miles.

The Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas is a middle distance race run over 1600m and is for three-year-olds at set weights. The race offers lucrative stakes of $250,000. It is also the last quality Group race for three-year-olds at set weights of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival. Horses competing in the Sandown Guineas may have come via a large number of quality events held throughout the carnival including the Group 3 Carbine Club Stakes (1600m) during the Melbourne Cup Carnival at Flemington.

The 2019 Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas ran on Saturday November 16, 2019 and was won by classy filly Pretty Brazen. 

Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas 2019
Date: Saturday November 16, 2019
Track: Sandown Racecourse
Distance: 1600m
Conditions: 3YO – Set Weights
Status: Group 2
Prize Money: $250,000
Inaugurated: 1957

2019 Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas Results

  • 1st: #10 Pretty Brazen
  • 2nd: #2 Conqueror
  • 3rd: #4 Heart Of Puissance

The Sandown Guineas 2019 results saw the favourite Pretty Brazen salute for the punters with a narrow victory; less than a length separated the first five over the line.

Place # Horse Trainer Jockey Margin Barrier Weight SP
1 10 PRETTY BRAZEN Tony & Calvin McEvoy Luke Currie 6 55kg $3.50F
2 2 CONQUEROR David & B Hayes & T Dabernig James Doyle 0.4L 2 57kg $14
3 4 HEART OF PUISSANCE Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Mark Zahra 0.5L 7 57kg $4.20
4 1 BANQUO Danny O’Brien Craig Williams 0.8L 9 57kg $3.60
5 7 DIASONIC Richard Laming Damien Thornton 0.9L 1 57kg $51
6 11 AFFAIR TO REMEMBER Dan O’Sullivan Jye McNeil 3.15L 5 55kg $5
7 6 JAYROD TOO (NZ) Robbie Laing Barend Vorster 5.15L 4 57kg $201
8 8 SIR LOFT (NZ) Julius Sandhu Beau Mertens 7.15L 3 57kg $201
9 9 DEFEND Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) Ben Melham 19.15L 8 57kg $21
5 KAVALMO (NZ) Chris Waller Michael Walker 0
3 CALL ME SHAMUS Phillip Stokes Luke Nolen 0

2019 Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas Betting Odds

The latest Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas 2019 betting odds courtesy of Ladbrokes.com.au along with links to the markets for you to back your Sandown Guineas Tips at the right price will be available below the week of the race.

2019 Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas Field

The Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas field usually attracts a quality field of three-year-olds chasing a final Group win for the spring. It is a very popular target for stronger three year olds following successful spring campaigns. Although it is only 1600m, three year olds who have previously contested longer events will also line up in the Sandown Guineas field.

The official Ladbrokes Sandown Guineas 2019 Field & Barriers will be announced below on the Wednesday of race week.

Eleven three-year-olds make-up the 2019 Sandown Guineas Final Field including Heart Of Puissance who is undefeated following a lead-up win over the mile at The Valley. Banquo has drawn the outside barrier chasing a third win on the trot and is prepared by this year’s Melbourne Cup – VRC Oaks double winning trainer Danny O’Brien.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp. Rating
1 75×211 BANQUO Danny O’Brien Craig Williams 11 57kg 73
2 25×142364 CONQUEROR David & B Hayes & T Dabernig James Doyle 2 57kg 70
3 3x558x21 CALL ME SHAMUS Phillip Stokes Luke Nolen 9 57kg 63
4 11 HEART OF PUISSANCE Ciaron Maher & David Eustace Mark Zahra 7 57kg 68
5 8×515 KAVALMO (NZ) Chris Waller Michael Walker 10 57kg 62
6 095109 JAYROD TOO (NZ) Robbie Laing TBA 4 57kg 62
7 15 DIASONIC Richard Laming Damien Thornton 1 57kg 63
8 337 SIR LOFT (NZ) Julius Sandhu Beau Mertens 3 57kg 59
9 61 DEFEND Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) Ben Melham 8 57kg 62
10 245×168115 PRETTY BRAZEN Tony & Calvin McEvoy Luke Currie 6 55kg 74
11 6×173 AFFAIR TO REMEMBER Dan O’Sullivan Jye McNeil 5 55kg 64

2019 Sandown Guineas Nominations

The Sandown Guineas 2019 nominations close on the Monday leading-up to the race and attract plenty of graduates out of the Carbine Club Stakes a fortnight earlier on Victoria Derby Day.

The 2019 Sandown Guineas nominations attracted a dozen three-year-old milers including two fillies with early favourite Affair To Remember and Pretty Brazen entered to take on the boys.

# Form (Last 10) Horse Sex Age Trainer Ballot Weight Hcp. Rating
1 75×211 BANQUO C 3 Danny O’Brien 1 57kg 73
2 245×168115 PRETTY BRAZEN F 3 Tony & Calvin McEvoy 2 55kg 74
3 25×142364 CONQUEROR C 3 David & B Hayes & T Dabernig 3 57kg 70
4 3x558x21 CALL ME SHAMUS G 3 Phillip Stokes 4 57kg 63
5 11 HEART OF PUISSANCE C 3 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 5 57kg 68
6 6×173 AFFAIR TO REMEMBER F 3 Dan O’Sullivan 6 55kg 64
7 7×11 MASERARTIE BAY G 3 Ciaron Maher & David Eustace 7 57kg 67
8 8×515 KAVALMO (NZ) C 3 Chris Waller 8 57kg 62
9 095109 JAYROD TOO (NZ) C 3 Robbie Laing 9 57kg 62
10 15 DIASONIC G 3 Richard Laming 10 57kg 63
11 337 SIR LOFT (NZ) G 3 Julius Sandhu 11 57kg 59
12 61 DEFEND G 3 Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr) 12 57kg 62

Sandown Guineas History

First run in 1957, the inaugural winner of the Sandown Guineas was Orient. The event originated as a Principal race over eight furlongs and for two years in 1968 and 1969 it was run over 10 furlongs before reverting back to the original distance. Up until 1967 it was a fillies only race and from its inauguration until 1964 the event was held at Caulfield racecourse before being moved to Sandown. A few years later when Australia adopted the metric system the length was converted to 1600m. The Sandown Guineas gained its Group 2 status in 1979.

Some more than handy types have claimed victory in the Sandown Guineas including Over (1999), Sedation (1998), King Ivor (1996) and Durbridge (1990), although the event doesn’t normally attract Group 1 quality runners. Sandown Guineas winners, place getters and winning times since 2000 are provided below.

Recent Sandown Guineas Results

Year Place Horse Time
2019
Sandown Guineas
1st Pretty Brazen 1 minute 36.96 seconds
2nd Conqueror
3rd Heart Of Puissance
2018
Sandown Guineas
1st Ringerdingding 1 minute 37.48 seconds
2nd Seabrook
3rd Long Leaf
2017
Sandown Guineas
1st Villermont 1 minute 37.53 seconds
2nd Peaceful State
3rd Black Sail
2016
Sandown Guineas
1st Morton’s Fork 1 minute 40.05 seconds
2nd Ruthven
3rd Jennifer Lynn
2015
Sandown Guineas
1st Mahuta 1 minute 35.98 seconds
2nd Dal Cielo
3rd Don’t Doubt Mamma
2014
Sandown Guineas
1st Petrology 1 minute 36.74 seconds
2nd Stratum Star
3rd Berisha
2013
Sandown Guineas
1st Paximadia 1 minute 37.39 seconds
2nd Equator
3rd Apollo’s Choice
2012
Sandown Guineas
1st Tatra 1 minute 36.77 seconds
2nd Lunar Rise
3rd Proverb
2011
Sandown Guineas
1st So Swift 1 minute 38.84 seconds
2nd Niagara
3rd Galah
2010
Sandown Guineas
1st Pressday 1 minute 42.71 seconds
2nd Chasse
3rd Bigelow
2009
Sandown Guineas
1st Kidnapped 1 minute 36.2 seconds
2nd Majestic Music
3rd Turf Express
2008
Sandown Guineas
1st Caymans 1 minute 38 seconds
2nd Marveen
3rd Lucky Thunder
2007
Sandown Guineas
1st Schilling 1 minute 38.6 seconds
2nd Masked Assassin
3rd Wind Shear
2006
Sandown Guineas
1st Sender 1 minute 34.8 seconds
2nd Flame Of Sydney
3rd Wordsmith
2005
Sandown Guineas
1st Cayambe 1 minute 39.4 seconds
2nd Zigotto
3rd Aztec Smytzer
2004
Sandown Guineas
1st Binding 1 minute 42.5 seconds
2nd Barely A Moment
3rd Al Maher
2003
Sandown Guineas
1st Pay Keys 1 minute 36.1 seconds
2nd Ikes Dream
3rd Delzao
2002
Sandown Guineas
1st Dextrous 1 minute 35.5 seconds
2nd Lawsons Storm
3rd Cool Azz
2001
Sandown Guineas
1st Moon Dragon 1 minute 35.8 seconds
2nd All Courage
3rd Road To Dance
2000
Sandown Guineas
1st Scenic Warrior 1 minute 34.6 seconds
2nd Wyndam Special
3rd Paradiddle

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