Thousand Guineas 2021

Thousand Guineas 2021

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    Thousand Guineas Quick Facts

    In a hurry? We’ve listed all the quick facts that you need to know about the Thousand Guineas:

    DateWednesday, 13th October, 2021
    Start TimeTBA
    RacecourseCaulfield Racecourse, Melbourne, Australia
    Distance1,600 metres
    GradeGroup 1
    Prizemoney$1,000,000

    Thousand Guineas Introduction

    The Thousand Guineas is a Group 1 race which takes place each year in October. The race in 2021 will be held on Wednesday 13th October at Caulfield Racecourse. Looking back to the race in 2020, it was won by Odeum.

    The Thousand Guineas is a $1 million Group 1 race held at Caulfield Racecourse. It is run over 1600m with set weights and is for three-year-old fillies. In 2021, the race will be held on Wednesday, October 13, just a few days after the Caulfield Guineas, Toorak Handicap and Caulfield Stakes.

    Sweet Chime won the first edition of the Thousand Guineas, which was back in 1946. Since then some great horses have claimed victory, including Wenona Girl, Alinghi and Miss Finland.

    As with many top-class races, Hugh Bowman has had great success in the Thousand Guineas in recent times. He has won the race twice in the last six years, claiming victory on Flit and Amicus.

    In 2020, Odeum won the Thousand Guineas with a time of 1:36.22, however, it wasn’t the fastest time the race has seen over the last 20 years. That honour belongs to Amphitrite, who in 2018 clocked 1:35.67.

    Thousand Guineas Tips 2021

    The Thousand Guineas is a 1,600 meter Australian Group 1 race that brings some of the best sprinters in the country to Caulfield Racecourse in Victoria. Our expert tipsters will put together a short list of Thousand Guineas tips to look out for in the leadup to the big race.

    As nominations for the 2021 Thousand Guineas are still open, it is hard to provide any updates at this time. However, when looking at the futures markets for the 2021 Thousand Guineas, Anthony & Sam Freedman’s Argentia is on the top line of betting, being priced as the $11.00 favourite. The two year old fillies rise up the charts is off the back of a victory in her first and only start at the VCR Member Philip Jacobsen Sprint in June of this year.

    We will list The Sharks’ Thousand Guineas best tips for the race this year closer to the time of the race. Make sure you check back on this page for updates!

    Thousand Guineas Tips From Experts

    Our tips are not out for the Thousand Guineas in 2021 as it is too far out from the event. But the good news is that when the final field for the Thousand Guineas is announced, we will provide guidance on each and every runner in the 2021 Thousand Guineas.

    You will find all this information below, when it becomes available. Stay tuned!

    Thousand Guineas Betting 2021

    Like many of the top Group 1’s in the Spring Racing Carnival, the Thousand Guineas has a mixed betting history and there are a lot of important factors to consider before betting at Caulfield.

    Make sure you have a read on below before you place your bets:

    Should I Bet On The Favourite in the Thousand Guineas?

    Over the last five years, the Thousand Guineas has been a mixed betting race. Three of the last five winners have had starting prices inside $10, while all of them have been inside $15. The race doesn’t often have big fields, which means it can be slightly easier for punters to find a winner.

    When looking at a broader period of time, favourites have fared quite well at the Thousand Guineas over the years, with seven favourites winning the race between 2006 and 2020. However, in that same period of time five winners of the Thousand Guineas started at double-figure odds, including Yosei ($11 in 2010), Commanding Jewel ($10 in 2012), Aloisia ($14 in 2017), Amphitrite ($13 in 2018) and Odeum (2020) all saluting.

    Is Previous Form in the Thousand Guineas a Good Indicator of Future Success?

    Like any race, the form and success of a horse entering the Thousand Guineas is important. When looking at the previous winners of the Thousand Guineas, six winners of the race  between 2012 and 2020 have finished third or better in their final lead-up event.

    More specifically, six of the winners of the Thousand Guineas since 2008 have entered the meeting after a win in their last start at the Jim Moloney Stakes at Caulfield. Be sure to keep an eye on the Jim Moloney Stakes when accessing the Thousand Guineas field.

    Gender

    The Thousand Guineas is actually a race that is exclusive to fillies. It serves as a counterpart race to the Caulfield Guineas, which is run on the same day over the same distance, but with no restriction on gender.

    Weight

    More often than not, weight is an important factor that must be considered before making a bet on any race. However, the Thousand Guineas is an exception to this suggestion, as it is a set weight event.

    Thousand Guineas Best Bets

    Our Thousand Guineas best bets for 2021 are not out just yet, make sure you keep an eye out on this page as we will provide more details about our best bets when the final field is announced.

    You will find our best bets below once available. Stay tuned!

    Thousand Guineas Odds 2021

    As the Thousand Guineas is Victoria’s premier mile race for three-year-old fillies, bookies look to release odds for the race several months prior to the field being set. All horses that are likely to run in the upcoming Thousand Guineas are given odds by bookmakers so punters can participate in what is known as futures betting.

    Futures betting occurs when a betting market is available before the final field is known, allowing punters to get in early on a horse that they believe will both make it into the final field and win or place in the race.

    Here are the current odds for the top 10 favorites in the 2021 Thousand Guineas, courtesy of Sportsbet:

    Name:Odds To Win:Odds To Place:
    Argentia 11.004.00
    Four Moves Ahead13.004.60
    Arcaded15.005.00
    Crystal Bound17.005.00
    La Rocque17.005.00
    She’s All Class17.005.00
    Trifaccia17.005.00
    Jamaea21.006.00
    Sneaky Five 21.006.00
    Biscayne Bay26.007.50

    (Odds current as of late July, 2021.)

    Thousand Guineas Field 2021

    When looking at a horse racing field, it is essentially just the lineup of horses that will be taking part in any given race. The strength of the Thousand Guineas field isn’t always as strong as the Caulfield Guineas, however, as a Group 1 with major prizemoney, there are still some great horses that go round. Nominations for the race close on October 5, with final acceptances on October 7.

    With the 2021 Thousand Guineas field yet to be determined, let’s take a look back at the 2020 field, headlined by winner Odeum:

    HorseBarrierJockeyTrainer
    1. Hungry Heart (55.5kg)3Hugh BowmanChris Waller
    2. Thermosphere (55.5kg)2Damian LaneJames Cummings
    3. Instant Celebrity (55.5kg)9Craig WilliamsPhillip Stokes
    4. Personal (55.5kg)8Damien OliverT Dabernig & B Hayes
    5. Vangelic (55.5kg)10Brett PrebbleG Waterhouse & A Bott
    6. Ecumenical (55.5kg)13John AllenMick Huxtable
    7. Aidensfield (55.5kg)7Daniel StackhouseT Dabernig & B Hayes
    8. Night Raid (55.5kg)12Mark ZahraM Price & M Kent (Jnr)
    9. Odeum (55.5kg)4Michael WalkerM Price & M Kent (Jnr)
    10. Rock My Wand (55.5kg)5Luke CurrieMatthew Smith
    11. Mozzie Monster (55.5kg)11Jordan ChildsJohn Sadler
    12. Agreeable (55.5kg)14Jamie KahA & S Freedman
    13. Love Sensation (55.5kg)6Luke NolenKevin Corstens
    14. Yosemite (NZ) (55.5kg)1William PikeRobbie Griffiths

    Thousand Guineas Results 2021

    With the race yet to be run, we still don’t know what the Thousand Guineas results for 2021 will be! However, check back in after the race and we will have all of the information on how the big race went and what the results are.

    Looking back at last year, Odeum was hardly challenged at the Thousand Guineas, as the filly comfortably won her third consecutive race. The Mick Price and Michael Kent Jnr-trained three year old found herself in amongst the first four horses as the field hit the turn, before Michael Walker put her into a winning position.

    Once clear, Odeum stormed home to win the 2021 Thousand Guineas by almost two lengths, beating Personal (2nd) and Instant Celebrity (3rd) to the final post.

    You’ve read the words, now watch the video! Have a squiz below at the 2020 Thousand Guineas race:

    Here are the results from the Thousand Guineas in 2020:

    FinishHorseJockeyLengths
    1st9. Odeum (55.5kg)Michael Walker
    2nd4. Personal (55.5kg)Damien Oliver1.75L
    3rd3. Instant Celebrity (55.5kg)Craig Williams1.95L
    4th6. Ecumenical (55.5kg)John Allen2.7L
    5th12. Agreeable (55.5kg)Jamie Kah3.45L
    6th2. Thermosphere (55.5kg)Damian Lane5.2L
    7th1. Hungry Heart (55.5kg)Hugh Bowman5.3L
    8th10. Rock My Wand (55.5kg)Luke Currie5.8L
    9th11. Mozzie Monster (55.5kg)Jordan Childs5.9L
    10th7. Aidensfield (55.5kg)Daniel Stackhouse6L
    11th5. Vangelic (55.5kg)Brett Prebble8.25L
    12th8. Night Raid (55.5kg)Mark Zahra8.55L
    13th13. Love Sensation (55.5kg)Luke Nolen12.55L

    Thousand Guineas Winners

    The results for the upcoming Thousand Guineas are not yet available, but in the meantime, you can have a look below at all the recent past winners:

    YearWinnerSecondThird
    2021TBATBATBA
    2020OdeumPersonalInstant Celebrity
    2019FlitMissile MantraSouthbank
    2018AmphitriteFundamentalistSeabrook
    2017AloisiaShoalsAlizee
    2016Global GlamourI Am A StarWhispering Brook
    2015Stay With MeJamekaBadawiya
    2014AmicusTraveston GirlSabatini
    2013GuelphMay’s DreamGregers
    2012Commanding JewelDear DemiZydeco
    2011Atlantic JewelMosheenSharnee Rose
    2010YoseiHeartsareforloveBrazilian Pulse

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