Lyre Favourite For 2019 Thousand Guineas

Blue Diamond winner Lyre and Loving Gaby are equal favourites for the Thousand Guineas at Caulfield on October 12.

Lyre winning the Blue Diamond Stakes
Lyre winning the Blue Diamond Stakes Picture: Racing and Sports

The Anthony Freedman-trained Lyre won Victoria's premier two-year-old event at Caulfield last February and was third to Kiamichi and Microphone in the Golden Slipper at Rosehill Gardens a month later.

Loving Gaby – one-time Blue Diamond favourite after her outstanding debut win at Caulfield in February – finished sixth in the Blue Diamond and fourth in the Golden Slipper before Group 1 runner-up finishes in the Inglis Sires' and Champagne Stakes at Royal Randwick last April.

2019 THOUSAND GUINEAS

TAB All In Market

11.00        Loving Gaby, Lyre

15.00        Anaheed, Exhilarates, Flit, Funstar, Kiamichi

26.00         Aalaalune, Aretha, Athiri, Brooklyn Hustle, California Zimbol, Lady Lupino, Lankan Star, Let It Pour, Lucicello, Pretty Brazen, Probabeel, Ready Set Sail, Tenley

51.00+      Others Quoted
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