Australia | FEATURE RACE GUIDE
The Queensland Guineas is a Group 2 race for three-year-olds conducted by the Brisbane Racing Club as a feature of the Queensland winter racing carnival.
The Queensland Guineas was first run in 1896 over a mile (1600m) under set weight conditions and has remained at that distance through its long history apart from 2012-2014 when the distance was shortened to 1400m.
The Queensland Guineas is traditionally run at Eagle Farm and until 2005 was held in early May before going to a June date in 2006.
The Queensland Guineas was a Group 3 race from 1979 until 1988 when it promoted to Group 2.
The Queensland Guineas/Queensland Derby double was won 21 times before this race was moved from early May to June.
In 2015 the Queensland Guineas was transferred from Eagle Farm to Doomben due to track reconstruction. It has again been transferred to Doomben in 2017/2018. The race was suspended during the war years from 1942-1945.
The Queensland Guineas has been won by 20 fillies, the latest being Tsaritsa in 2016. Fillies have won the Queensland Guineas five times since 2006.
The 2019 Queensland Guineas will worth prizemoney of $350,000.
Notable winners of the Queensland Guineas in its first 60 years included Fitz Grafton, High Syce, Lough Neagh, Spear Chief, Aboukir, Booklink and Earlwood.
Winners since 1960 have included Confidence, Dual Control, Charlton Boy, Dalrello, Zephyr Zip, Vite Cheval, Magic Flute, Planet Ruler, Cole Diesel, Solar Circle, Triscay, Paris Lane, Yippyio, Turridu, Camarena, Winning Belle, Rothesay, Sizzling and Sir Moments.
The 2018 Queensland Guineas was won by Sambro from Seaway and Magnufighter.
Previous Queensland Guineas Winners
| KOLDING (NZ) 3G |
OCEAN PARK (NZ) - MAGIC STAR (AUS) DANZERO (AUS)
|J B MCDONALD||57.0||CHRIS WALLER||11|
| SAMBRO (AUS) 3G |
FASTNET ROCK (AUS) - EAU DE JOIE (AUS) ENCOSTA DE LAGO (AUS)
|M J WALKER||57.0||CHRIS WALLER||4|
| SALSONIC (AUS) 3G |
HINCHINBROOK (AUS) - SALSIFY (AUS) GRAND LODGE (USA)
|J BOWMAN||57.0||JASON COYLE||9|
| TSARITSA (AUS) 3F |
DANE SHADOW (AUS) - XAAR'S JEWEL (AUS) XAAR (GB)
|J MOREIRA||55.0||CHRIS WALLER||11|
| JABALI (AUS) 3C |
EXCEED AND EXCEL (AUS) - BALALAIKA (AUS) KING OF KINGS (IRE)
|J BYRNE||57.0||MICK PRICE||4|
| SIR MOMENTS (AUS) 3G |
CHOISIR (AUS) - COLOURFUL MOMENTS (NZ) ZABEEL (NZ)
|TIMOTHY BELL||57.0||STEVEN O'DEA||4|
| SIZZLING (AUS) 3C |
SNITZEL (AUS) - ADMIRELLE (AUS) GENERAL NEDIYM (AUS)
|C MUNCE||57.0||KELSO WOOD||11|
| PEAR TART (AUS) 3F |
DEHERE (USA) - TANGERINE DREAM (FR) SADLER'S WELLS (USA)
|J LLOYD||55.0||JOHN P THOMPSON||13|
| TORIO'S QUEST (AUS) 3G |
ORATORIO (IRE) - QUEST FOR PLEASURE (AUS) QUEST FOR FAME (GB)
|J BOWMAN||56.0||BRETT PARTELLE||3|
| ROTHESAY (AUS) 3C |
FASTNET ROCK (AUS) - SCHIAPARELLI (AUS) WOODMAN (USA)
|B SHINN||56.0||GERALD RYAN||16|
| EXPRESS AIR (AUS) 3F |
PICCOLO (GB) - AIR'S PRECIOUS (AUS) AIR EXPRESS (IRE)
|C WILLIAMS||54.0||R G LIPP||10|
| TURFFONTEIN (AUS) 3C |
JOHANNESBURG (USA) - SPIRIT OF GRACE (AUS) DR. GRACE (NZ)
|D NIKOLIC||56.5||ANTHONY CUMMINGS||9|
| SEQUENTIAL CHARM (AUS) 3F |
SEQUALO (AUS) - LAUDHAM CHARM (AUS) LAUDHAM STAR (AUS)
|S KATSIDIS||54.0||R G LIPP||1|
| NOVA STAR (AUS) 3F |
IGLESIA (AUS) - FILNOVA (AUS) LUSKIN STAR (AUS)
|M RODD||53.0||KELLY SCHWEIDA||16|
| SAXON (AUS) 3C |
DANEHILL (USA) - JEANETTA COCHRANE (IRE) SADLER'S WELLS (USA)
|S SEAMER||55.5||GERALD RYAN||5|
| WINNING BELLE (NZ) 3F |
ZABEEL (NZ) - KIRIN BELLE (NZ) MCGINTY (NZ)
|G BOSS||53.0||MS G WATERHOUSE||12|
| TRUE GLO (AUS) 3G |
BRIEF TRUCE (USA) - TORELGO (AUS) ZEDITAVE (AUS)
|C NEWITT||55.5||D L FREEDMAN||19|
| REGENT STREET (NZ) 3G |
CARNEGIE (IRE) - REGAL ODYSSEY (NZ) VICE REGAL (NZ)
|STEVEN KING||55.5||GERALD RYAN||12|
| HEROISM (AUS) 3G |
BRAVE WARRIOR (AUS) - JESSIE BELINDA (NZ) SIR TRISTRAM (IRE)
|S KATSIDIS||55.5||KAYE TINSLEY||7|
| MAGNIFIER (AUS) 3G |
DOLPHIN STREET (FR) - HIDDEN LAKE (AUS) MUSTIN LAKE (USA)
|S GALLOWAY||55.5||GERALD RYAN||10|
An inquiry into injured jockey Corey Brown's fall in the Queensland Derby has been adjourned until he is available to give evidence.
Kolding has made it four wins in a row and earned a crack at the Epsom Handicap in the spring after winning the Group Two Queensland Guineas at Eagle Farm.
Kolding made it four on the trot in taking the 2019 Queensland Guineas at Eagle Farm on Saturday.
As a young jockey, a win in the Queensland Guineas helped thrust Chris Munce into the limelight and he is hoping the race can do the same for him as a trainer.
Talented two-year-old Accession can atone for some narrow recent defeats when he lines up at Group 1 level at Eagle Farm on Saturday.
Betting has been one way traffic in the 2019 Queensland Guineas at Eagle Farm on Saturday.
A suspension has not dampened jockey Michael Hellyer's enthusiasm for his ride on Baccarat Baby in the Queensland Guineas.
The Waller runners are to the fore in the Tips and Race Preview for the 2019 Queensland Guineas at Eagle Farm on Saturday.
The 2019 Queensland Guineas at Eagle Farm on Saturday shapes as a cracking race.
Talented sprinter Tactical Advantage will still run at Eagle Farm on Saturday even if he misses out on a Stradbroke Handicap start.
Some very good fillies have beaten the boys in the Queensland Guineas run at Eagle Farm on Saturday.
Some runners who miss out on the Stradbroke will line up in the 2019 Queensland Guineas at Eagle Farm on Saturday.
Plenty of horses chase a Stradbroke entry in the 2019 Fred Best Classic at Eagle Farm on Saturday.
In-form three-year-old Zoutori has earned himself a trip to Brisbane following his victory in the Rod Fenwick Handicap at Caulfield.