Gold Coast Guineas
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The Gold Coast Guineas is a Group 3 race for three-year-olds conducted by the Gold Coast Turf Club as a feature of its premier May race meeting.
The Gold Coast Guineas was run for the first time in 2000 over 1400m under set weight conditions.
The Gold Coast Guineas remained a 1400m event until 2005 and has been run over 1200m since 2006.
The Gold Coast Guineas became a Listed Race in 2006 and was elevated to Group 3 in 2008.
The 2021 Gold Coast Guineas was worth $150,000.
Horses that had G1 credentials to have won the Guineas include King's Chapel, Eremein, Fashions Afield, Gold Edition and Takedown.
Notable winners of the Gold Coast Guineas include Make Mine Magic, Miss Bussell, Eremein, Fashions Afield, Gold Edition, El Cambio, Military Rose, Academus, Dothraki, Nostradamus and Takedown.
The 2020 Gold Coast Guineas was won by Hightail from The Odyssey and Exhilarates.
Previous Gold Coast Guineas Winners
| HIGHTAIL (AUS) 3G |
WRITTEN TYCOON (AUS) - LA PARIS (AUS) FALVELON (AUS)
|RYAN MALONEY||57.0||P & P SNOWDEN||8|
| PENNINO (AUS) 3F |
EASY ROCKING (AUS) - ALPHA GIRL (AUS) CLANG (AUS)
|MATTHEW MC GILLIVRAY||55.0||DARRYL HANSEN||3|
| CHAMPAGNE CUDDLES (AUS) 3F |
NOT A SINGLE DOUBT (AUS) - SKY CUDDLE (AUS) SNIPPETS (AUS)
|C W BROWN||55.0||BJORN BAKER||1|
| SAVANNA AMOUR (AUS) 3F |
LOVE CONQUERS ALL (AUS) - SAVANNA LA MAR (NZ) STRAVINSKY (USA)
|RON STEWART||55.0||JOHN FRANCIS MEAGHER||5|
| TAKEDOWN (AUS) 3G |
STRATUM (AUS) - APAMEA (GB) ZAFONIC (USA)
|TIM CLARK||57.0||GARY MOORE||5|
| NOSTRADAMUS (AUS) 3C |
MEDAGLIA D'ORO (USA) - LEONE CHIARA (AUS) LION HUNTER (AUS)
|J BOWMAN||57.0||MICHAEL & WAYNE & JOHN HAWKES||3|
| DOTHRAKI (AUS) 3G |
MOSSMAN (AUS) - VOLANTIS (AUS) FLYING SPUR (AUS)
|N RAWILLER||57.0||GERALD RYAN||2|
| ACADEMUS (AUS) 3G |
LONHRO (AUS) - YOUTHFUL PRESENCE (AUS) DEHERE (USA)
|TIM CLARK||57.0||PETER SNOWDEN||2|
| FLORENTINA (AUS) 3F |
REDOUTE'S CHOICE (AUS) - CELEBRIA (AUS) PEINTRE CELEBRE (USA)
|G SCHOFIELD||55.0||DAVID PAYNE||2|
| MILITARY ROSE (AUS) 3F |
GENERAL NEDIYM (AUS) - BELLA MADDELENA (AUS) FLYING SPUR (AUS)
|D GRIFFIN||54.0||GILLIAN HEINRICH||2|
| BEETHOG (AUS) 3F |
SHOVHOG (AUS) - GYPSY AHLEE (AUS) ALQUOZ (USA)
|J STANLEY||54.0||L D KELLY||5|
| CHAKVETADZE (AUS) 3F |
TAIMAZOV (ARG) - GOTHA (AUS) RUSTIC AMBER (IRE)
|BRENT EVANS||54.0||MICHAEL NOLAN||9|
| EL CAMBIO (AUS) 3G |
COMMANDS (AUS) - CHAPARRA (AUS) CANNY LAD (AUS)
|R M QUINN||56.5||PETER SNOWDEN||14|
Trainer Rex Lipp is unsure whether Simply Fly will contest the major TAB Queensland Winter Racing Carnival sprints, but is prepared to make a late switch if the three-year-old’s form warrants a change of direction.
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