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Queensland Guineas

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History

SAMBRO winning the Queensland Guineas.
SAMBRO winning the Queensland Guineas. Picture: Racing and Sports

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.


Racing and Sports

Previous Queensland Guineas Winners

Date Horse Jockey WT Trainer BP
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

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