Thousand Guineas Prelude

  • Date: Sunday September 24, 2016
  • Racecourse: Caulfield
  • Race Distance: 1,400m
  • Conditions: 3YO Fillies Set Weight Plus Penalties
  • Prize Money: $200,000

2016 Thousand Guineas Prelude News

2016 Thousand Guineas Tips: Missrock firms in the betting

2016 Thousand Guineas Tips: Missrock firms in the betting

The Robbie Laing trained Missrock has emerged as the best each way tip for the Group 1 $500,000 Schweppes Thousand Guineas (1600m) at Caulfield on Saturday and continues to firm in the betting..

Missrock, above, has a great each way chance in the Thousand Guineas at Caulfield. Photo by Steve Hart.

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The 2016 Thousand Guineas Prelude is a Group 2 race that takes place at Caulfield racecourse in September each year. Run over a distance of 1,400 metres, the Thousand Guineas Prelude takes place as part of the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.

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The Thousand Guineas Prelude is run under set weights plus penalty conditions and is open to three-year-old fillies only. The race is worth a total of $200,000 in prize money.

The Thousand Guineas Prelude was first run in 1985 when it was won by a horse named Jewel In The Crown. The race has been known in the past as The Tranquil Star Stakes. The Thousand Guineas Prelude is used as the major lead up race by fillies that are wanting to contest the Group 1 Thousand Guineas that is run the month after.

The Thousand Guineas Prelude is run on Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes Day and shares its day with the Group 1 Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes, Group 3 Caulfield Guineas Prelude and Listed Testa Rossa Stakes.

Notable winners of the Thousand Guineas Prelude include Bianco Flyer (1987), La Bella Dame (2002), Miss Finland (2006), Ortensia (2008), Divorces (2010) and Bliss Street (2011).

2016 Thousand Guineas Prelude Field

The Thousand Guineas Prelude field is usually comprised of some top quality three year old fillies. The Thousand Guineas Prelude field tends to attract the cream of the crop. Those fillies which had a successful two year old season and are well into their spring campaign often seek entry into the Thousand Guineas Prelude field.

No Last 10 Horse Trainer Jockey Barrier Weight Hcp Rating
1 1x1111x2 WHISPERING BROOK Simon A Miller Nicholas Hall 12 58.5kg 85
2 139x1x6 MISSROCK Robbie Laing Dwayne Dunn 14 57.5kg 81
3 1x10x3 SAMARA DANCER (NZ) Phillip Stokes Dom Tourneur 13 57.5kg 78
4 23511×2 LA LUNA ROSSA (NZ) Murray Baker & Andrew Forsman Damien Oliver 7 57.5kg 85
5 611×15 I AM A STAR (NZ) Shane Nichols Steven King 11 57kg 81
6 1108×250 SWORD OF LIGHT Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra Damian Lane 2 57kg 73
7 21×1077313 ROYAL TITHE John Zielke Patrick Moloney 9 56.5kg 78
8 19310×40 ZAMZAM David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Kerrin McEvoy 4 56.5kg 74
9 10x667x13 SWEET SHERRY Leon & Troy Corstens Steven Arnold 1 56.5kg 75
10 0x7321x0 FLYING JESS John Moloney Jordan Childs (a) 8 56.5kg 75
11 9×121 LEOTIE Henry Dwyer Chris Parnham 10 55kg 73
12 21×5 SEBRING DREAM David & B Hayes & T Dabernig Craig Williams 5 55kg 69
13 4x21x0 INSPIRED ESTELLE Mick Price Craig Newitt 6 55kg 66
14 72×1 LEGLESS VEUVE (NZ) Stuart Webb Mark Zahra 3 55kg 66

2016 Thousand Guineas Prelude Nominations

The Thousand Guineas Prelude nominations usually attract a bevy of handy young fillies. Looking at the Thousand Guineas Prelude nominations, you can get a good sense of the spring carnival plans for a number of horses.

Thousand Guineas Prelude Stakes Winners & Results

Below you will find a list of Thousand Guineas Prelude winners and results since 2000.

Year Results Winning Time
2016 1 Legless Leuve 2 La Luna Rosa 3 Sword Of Light  1:25.2
2015 1 Miss Gunpowder 2 Payroll 3 Jameka  1:23.2
2014 1 Afleet Esprit 2 Amicus 3 Go Indy Go  1:24.5
2013 1 Gregers 2 Marianne 3 Politeness  1:29.5
2012 1 Lady Of Harrods 2 Commanding Jewel 3 Molto Bene  1:24.9
2011 1 Bliss Street 2 Hallowell Belle 3 Mosheen  1:24.4
2010 1 Divorces 2 Sistine Angel 3 Panipique  1:24.2
2009 1 Irish Lights 2 Set For Fame 3 Mont Fleuri  1:26.1
2008 1 Ortensia 2 Romneya 3 Sugar Babe  1:26.0
2007 1 Gabbidon 2 Jestatune 3 Sleek Chassis  1:23.9
2006 1 Miss Finland 2 Anamato 3 My Only Hope  1:24.3
2005 1 Doubting 2 Pinezero 3 Isanami  1:27.4
2004 1 Hollow Bullet 2 Ballet Society 3 Astradame  1:24.3
2003 1 Hinting 2 Ashenti 3 Portland Damask  1:22.9
2002 1 La Bella Dame 2 Toast Of The Coast 3 Lashed  1:24.2
2001 1 Haste Ye Back 2 Malagra Miss 3 Special Grange  1:25.0
2000 1 So Gorgeous 2 Ponton Flyer 3 All Time High  1:22.9