Sunshine Coast Guineas

The 2016 Sunshine Coast Guineas will be held at Sunshine Coast Racecourse on Saturday July 2nd, 2016.

Sunshine Coast Guineas News

Tivaci Takes Out 2016 Sunshine Coast Guineas – Results

Tivaci Takes Out 2016 Sunshine Coast Guineas – Results

Michael Moroney’s classy three-year-old Tivaci enjoyed a return to winning form in Queensland on Caloundra Cup Day saluting for the punters with success in the Sunshine Coast Guineas 2016.

Tivaci (outside) will be set for a Group 1 mile race in the spring after success in the 2016 Sunshine Coast Guineas. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos.

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The 2016 Sunshine Coast Guineas is a Group 3 race held annually at Sunshine Coast Racecourse. The Sunshine Coast Guineas brings up the tailend of the Queensland Winter Racing Carnival, and represents some of the last black-type racing in Queensland before the break for the winter.

The Sunshine Coast Guineas is held on Caloundra Cup Day, alongside the listed Caloundra Cup (2400m) and the listed Glasshouse Handicap (1400m). Paying $125,000, the Sunshine Coast Guineas is not the richest race on the day (both listed events pay $175,000), however it does attract a quality field. A mile event raced over 1600m, entrants in the Sunshine Coast Guineas tend to be horses at the end of their winter campaign, looking to collect one last black-type trophy before resting for the winter.

The Group 2 Queensland Guineas (1400m) held at Eagle Farm on Queensland Oaks Day is considered a solid lead up race, along with the listed Daybreak Lover (1400m) held on Stradbroke Handicap Day.

The 2016 Sunshine Coast Guineas will be run on Saturday, July 2nd.

Sunshine Coast Guineas
Date: Saturday, July 2nd
Track: Sunshine Coast Racecourse
Distance: 1600m
Race Type: 3YO Set Weights
Status: Group 3
Prizemoney: $125,000

2016 Sunshine Coast Guineas Field

The 2016 Sunshine Coast Guineas field is posted below.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 05x1108x46 TIVACI Michael Moroney Damian Browne 2 57kg 84
2 4226×10355 PERFECT DARE Matthew Dunn Jim Byrne 15 57kg 78
3 1x7161x040 MR INDIVIDUAL Leon & Troy Corstens Glen Colless 1 57kg 75
4 475×934096 SHOTACROSS THE BOW David Murphy Brad Pengelly 9 57kg 72
5 x137643444 PATRONIZING Stuart Kendrick Ryan Wiggins 4 57kg 67
6 4223×1724 HIGH SPIRIT Peter & Paul Snowden Kerrin McEvoy 3 57kg 72
7 7x122216x1 TIME TO TORQUE Kelly Doughty Michael Cahill 7 57kg 69
8 5115×14001 BOLD AVENUE Garnett Taylor Jeff Lloyd 11 57kg 69
9 51×2017 RENEGED John P Thompson Brad Stewart 5 57kg 73
10 x100503x76 MARTIAL ART Geoff Burns Anthony Allen 10 57kg 64
11 163 NO DOUTE BEN Garnett Taylor Luke Dittman 14 57kg 56
12 121×22031 SOLD FOR SONG Kevin Kemp James Orman (a) 12 55kg 90
13 78142×4214 ROXY RHYTHM Brenton Andrew Paul Hammersley 8 55kg 70
14 1163×813 MADAME DE BAN Matthew Dunn Robbie Fradd 13 55kg 66
15 621×201326 PASSION IN FLIGHT Gary Hineman Ms Tegan Harrison 6 55kg 63

2016 Sunshine Coast Guineas Nominations

Sunshine Coast Guineas History

The Sunshine Coast Guineas ran as a listed race for the last time in 2012, as it was upgraded to Group 3 shortly after and ran as such for the 2013 edition. Prior to 2006, the race was unlisted; improving fields and its standing as a decent mile event led to the decision to upgrade its standing.

Notable winners of the Sunshine Coast Guineas include Shenzhou Steeds (2011), Diamondsondinside (2006) and Sunset (2000). Sunshine Guineas results since 2000 are listed below.

Sunshine Coast Guineas Results

Year Place Horse Time
Sunshine Coast Guineas
1st Tivaci 1 minute 36.5 seconds
2nd High Spirit
3rd Sold For Song
Sunshine Coast Guineas
1st Winx 1 minute 36.1 seconds
2nd Ulmann
3rd Worthy Cause
Sunshine Coast Guineas
1st Hopfgarten 1 minute 35.93 seconds
2nd Miss Husson
3rd Fast Arrow
Sunshine Coast Guineas
1st Eximius 1 minute 43.7 seconds
2nd Casino Card
3rd Luke’s Luck
Sunshine Coast Guineas
1st Tuskegee Hawk 1 minute 42.43 seconds
2nd Double Impact
3rd Goldslick
Sunshine Coast Guineas
1st Shenzhou Steeds 1 minute 38.71 seconds
2nd Under The Eiffel
3rd Benny’s Buttons
Sunshine Coast Guineas
1st Fifteen Carat 1 minute 37.59 seconds
2nd Startling Pleasure
3rd Carrara
Sunshine Coast Guineas
1st Za Magic 1 minute 45.82 seconds
2nd Walk In The Park
3rd Syndrome
Sunshine Coast Guineas
1st Sam’s Express 1 minute 36.83 seconds
2nd Save A Buck
3rd Prima Nova
Sunshine Coast Guineas
1st Maslins Beach 1 minute 41.74 seconds
2nd Sequential Charm
3rd Danehill Princess
Sunshine Coast Guineas
1st Diamondsondinside 1 minute 39.51 seconds
2nd Fulmonti
3rd Newgrange
Sunshine Coast Guineas
1st Atapi 1 minute 42.33 seconds
2nd Thee Auld Hussie
3rd Argyle Lass
Sunshine Coast Guineas
1st Au Chocolat 1 minute 36.56 seconds
2nd Sahara Jay
3rd Beat That
Sunshine Coast Guineas
1st Paper Kings 1 minute 38.95 seconds
2nd Amex
3rd Lamond
Sunshine Coast Guineas
1st Smart Chariot 1 minute 35.08 seconds
2nd Astana
3rd Lady With The Lamp
Sunshine Coast Guineas
1st Amaizcay 1 minute 37.25 seconds
2nd Major Force
3rd Awesome Edge
Sunshine Coast Guineas
1st Sunset 1 minute 38.97 seconds
2nd Sun Screen
3rd Midshipmen All