Date: Saturday February 27
Start time: 4.05pm
Racecourse: Flemington Racecourse
Grade: Group 1
Track Surface: Turf
Race Conditions: Set Weights, 3YOs
Operator: Victoria Racing Club
Inaugural Race: 1986
Australian Guineas 2021
Table of Contents
- Australian Guineas 2021
- Australian Guineas Tips
- 2021 Australian Guineas Best Bets
- 1 – Ole Kirk – $8.00
- 2 – Tagaloa – $3.90 👀🏆💰
- 3 – Aysar – $8.00 👀🏆💰
- 4 – Cherry Tortoni – $13 👀🏆💰
- 5 – Dom To Shoot – $14 💰
- 6 – Lunar Fox – $151
- 7 – Grandslam – $61 💰
- 8 – Poland – $13 💰
- 9 – Beltoro – $61
- 10 – Embolism – $61
- 11 – It’sourtime – $35 💰
- 12 – Jet Propulsion – $31
- 13 – Cambourne – $21
- 14 – Ironedge – $101 💰
- 15 – Here To Shock – $34
- 16 – Zou Dancer – $6.50 💰
- 17e – Lofty Star – $201
- Australian Guineas Results
- 2020 Australian Guineas Winner & Placings
- Australian Guineas Betting
- 2021 Australian Guineas Questions
The 2021 Australian Guineas is a 1600m Group One Race, with Set Weights, for 3-year-olds.
It is hosted at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday February 27.
This is Victoria’s Autumn Premier 3YO Mile Race.
The 2020 Australian Guineas was taken out by Alligator Blood.
“His big heart pounding, he’s clear, he wins!”
— Racing.com (@Racing) February 29, 2020
Australian Guineas Tips
2021 Australian Guineas Field
|1||Ole Kirk (15)J: Kerrin Mcevoy 57kg T: M, W & J Hawkes||$8.00||$2.80||Bet Now|
|2||Tagaloa (10)J: Luke Currie 57kg T: T Busuttin & N Young||$3.90||$1.75||Bet Now|
|3||Aysar (2)J: Damian Lane 57kg T: T Dabernig & B Hayes||$8.00||$2.80||Bet Now|
|4||Cherry Tortoni (17)J: Billy Egan 57kg T: Patrick Payne||$13.00||$3.90||Bet Now|
|5||Dom To Shoot (7)J: William Pike 57kg T: S & J Casey||$10.00||$3.30||Bet Now|
|6||Lunar Fox (6)J: Michael Dee 57kg T: P A Preusker||$101.00||$21.00||Bet Now|
|7||Grandslam (16)J: John Allen 57kg T: C Maher & D Eustace||$41.00||$8.00||Bet Now|
|8||Poland (1)J: Craig Williams 57kg T: M D Moroney||$11.00||$3.50||Bet Now|
|9||Beltoro (3)J: Jack Hill 57kg T: Robert Hickmott||$51.00||$9.00||Bet Now|
|10||Embolism (14)J: Damien Oliver 57kg T: D T O’brien||$51.00||$9.00||Bet Now|
|11||It’sourtime (12)J: Ben Allen 57kg T: D T O’brien||$34.00||$7.00||Bet Now|
|12||Jet Propulsion (11)J: Jye Mcneil 57kg T: C Maher & D Eustace||$31.00||$6.50||Bet Now|
|13||Cambourne (9)J: Mark Zahra 57kg T: M Price & M Kent Jnr||$17.00||$5.00||Bet Now|
|14||Ironedge (5)J: Michael Walker 57kg T: M Price & M Kent Jnr||$61.00||$12.00||Bet Now|
|15||Here To Shock (4)J: Luke Nolen 57kg T: Brent Stanley||$31.00||$6.50||Bet Now|
|16||Zou Dancer (8)J: Ms Jamie Kah 55kg T: L & T Corstens||$5.00||$2.00||Bet Now|
|17||Lofty Star (13)J: Unknown 57kg T: Julius Sandhu||$126.00||$26.00||Bet Now|
2021 Australian Guineas Best Bets
Last year’s Australian Guineas was all about the showdown between Catalyst and Alligator Blood in a small field, whereas this year we’ve got a capacity field of 16 plus an emergency all ready to lock horns for the $1 million up for grabs.
Let’s take a look at each and every runner in the 2021 Australian Guineas to find the winner and some value.
1 – Ole Kirk – $8.00
Obviously a classy horse who has beaten many of these in the Caulfield Guineas, but may not have come back the same galloper in the autumn. His first up run in Sydney was good enough over the 1400m, but his run in the Futurity Stakes was worrying last outing. He was in the bad part of the track on the rail and it’s no shame to struggle at WFA level, but his last 200m was worrying after looming in the straight. Can’t have them all, and happy to be against him here.
2 – Tagaloa – $3.90 👀🏆💰
Outstanding return to form in the CS Hayes Stakes last start where he went out at a huge tempo and was able to back it up with equally impressive closing splits in a performance of the very top shelf.
Had the favours with the barrier last start but should be able to cross and get a nice suck run behind some pacemakers here, and will be right in this again and the one to beat with a similar performance.
Some days are Diamonds. G1 winner Tagaloa returns to winners’ circle after producing a blinder in Group 3 CS Hayes S. at @FlemingtonVRC. Racing in @YulongInvestme1 colours, Tagaloa was purchased for $300k at the 2019 Gold Coast @mmsnippets & has won $1.4m. #ItPaysToBuyAustralian pic.twitter.com/ZzRdswQK8S
— Aushorse (@Aushorse_TBA) February 13, 2021
3 – Aysar – $8.00 👀🏆💰
Doing his best Tom Melbourne impression with four 2nd places in a row. Beat home Tagaloa first up in the Manfred and went down to him last start in the CS Hayes. Tagaloa had the map advantage there and this time Aysar has the better gate, and a far better price about him. There are angles there if you like the horse and think he can turn the tables on the favourite.
4 – Cherry Tortoni – $13 👀🏆💰
Was the run of the race back in the field in the CS Hayes, and will relish the step up to the mile and the return to Flemington where he has had success previously. Has drawn the carpark in 17 and will be spotting the talented on-pacers a massive headstart. Can win this but will need everything to fall his way, goes in everything.
5 – Dom To Shoot – $14 💰
Another coming out of the CS Hayes who performed well, and ran home strongly similarly to Cherry Tortoni. Can throw in exotics at the price.
6 – Lunar Fox – $151
Price tells the tale. Not here.
7 – Grandslam – $61 💰
Placed in the Caulfield Guineas at similar prices to this and will give them something to chase. Could stick on again to run a hole and can be thrown in wider exotics.
8 – Poland – $13 💰
Won the Autumn Stakes at double figures and gets the step up to the mile and Craig Williams on, both ticks. There are a few things going his way, but it’s tough to see him beating some of the stars here. Each way chance.
So You Think colt Poland wins the Autumn Stakes.
— 7HorseRacing 🐎 (@7horseracing) February 6, 2021
9 – Beltoro – $61
This looks a pretty optimistic goal. Not here.
10 – Embolism – $61
Talented horse from a great trainer and has D Oliver on, but it’s very tough to back him off his last start.
11 – It’sourtime – $35 💰
Another one from the D O’Brien camp, bit of a strange preparation going from the 1400m, down to 1200, and jumping up to the mile. Could run a hole.
12 – Jet Propulsion – $31
Will improve second up and had form around Mo’unga and Peltzer last preparation. Price is about right.
13 – Cambourne – $21
Well supported in the CS Hayes being backed into $6, but never kicked on and finished midfield. Would need to improve significantly.
14 – Ironedge – $101 💰
Won well at Ballarat and looks overs at $101, can be thrown in wider exotics and stranger things have happened.
15 – Here To Shock – $34
Spent his tickets too early to lead in the CS Hayes and from all reports didn’t parade well that day. Looks hard to have.
16 – Zou Dancer – $6.50 💰
It was a visually impressive win in The Vanity last start and she’s a very smart filly with the best jockey in the country onboard in Jamie Kah. However, she beat a bunch of staying type fillies over 1400m, and now she’s thrown in the deep end against the boys. Happy to be against her but she’ll be in this for a long way.
— 7HorseRacing 🐎 (@7horseracing) February 13, 2021
17e – Lofty Star – $201
Unlikely to get a run and will be nowhere near it if he does.
👀 = Must Watch
🏆 = Big Winning Chance
💰 = Worth Including in Exotics
2021 Australian Guineas Trifecta Tips
Cherry Tortoni, Tagaloa, Aysar
Australian Guineas Favourite
Tagaloa is the current favourite at $3.90.
Australian Guineas Results
2020 Australian Guineas Field
|1||ALLIGATOR BLOOD||David Vandyke||Ryan Maloney||2||56.5kg||108|
|2||DALASAN||Leon Macdonald & Andrew Gluyas||Jamie Kah||3||56.5kg||97|
|3||ALABAMA EXPRESS||Michael Moroney||Michael Dee||6||56.5kg||81|
|4||CATALYST (NZ)||Clayton Chipperfield||Damian Lane||4||56.5kg||108|
|5||SOUL PATCH||Ken Keys||Craig Williams||1||56.5kg||92|
|6||SUPERSTORM||Grant & Alana Williams||William Pike||7||56.5kg||78|
|7||CHENIER||Anthony Freedman||Damien Oliver||5||56.5kg||65|
|8||COMMODUS||Mark Sues||Ethan Brown||8||56.5kg|
2020 Australian Guineas Winner & Placings
|11 Alligator Blood||$2.8/$1.3||1:34.92|
|35 Soul Patch||$4||1.35L|
Australian Guineas Betting
|Bet Type||How to Place This Type of Bet|
|Win Bet||Place a bet on the horse you think will be the outright winner (1st place) in the 2021 Australian Guineas|
|Place Bet||Place a bet on the horse you think will place in the top three in the 2021 Australian Guineas. Pays less than a win bet, but the odds are safer|
|Each-Way Bet||Place a bet on the horse you think will win the Australian Guineas, with a safety net of a place bet. If your horse runs 1st, you will collect both the Win and the Place pay-out. If your horse finishes 2nd or 3rd, you will win only the Place pay-out|
|Quinellla Bet||Place a bet on the horses you think will finish 1st and 2nd in the any order in the Australian Guineas|
|Exacta Bet||Place a bet on the horses you think will finish 1st and 2nd in the correct order in the Australian Guineas|
|Trifecta Bet||Place a bet on the horses you think will finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order in the Australian Guineas|
|First Four||Place a bet on the horses you think will finish 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th in the correct order in the Australian Guineas|
|Quadrella Bet (Quaddie)||Place a bet on the winners of four nominated races to win a Quaddie. This means you have to select three other races apart from the Australian Guineasto place a Quaddie|
2021 Australian Guineas Questions
Australian Guineas Prize Money
The Australian Guineas prize money is $1,000,000
Who won the 2020 Australian Guineas?
The 2020 Australian Guineas was taken out by Alligator Blood.
How to place a bet on the Australian Guineas?
You can place a bet on the Australian Guineas using any Australian Bookmaker. We recommend Sportsbet.
When is the Australian Guineas?
The Australian Guineas is held on Saturday February 27.
Where is the Australian Guineas?
The Australian Guineas is held at Flemington Racecourse.