1600m | Group 1 3YO and Up Set Weights | Flemington Racecourse | Prize money: $750,000
The 2018 Australian Guineas is a Group 1 thoroughbred race held over a distance of 1600 metres at Flemington Racecourse with total prizemoney of $750,000.00. The Australian Guineas was last run in 2017 and won by Hey Doc.
The Australian Guineas in recent years has clashed with the Randwick Guineas at Randwick with both races being at the same conditions for 3YO’s over a mile
Blue Diamond Stakes Odds and Betting Info – what you need to know
Caulfield is a large course and when the rail is in the True position and the track is Good there is little track bias. When the rail is out, on pace runners will have a distinct advantage. The long straight run from the 1200m start gives every horse a chance to gain a good position but it pays to be in the leading bunch by the time they reach the corner leading into the home straight as the winning post quite short.
Australian Guineas Fast Betting Facts
- Australian Guineas odds and betting traditionally favour proven gallopers that have winning form over the distance
- Favourites have a poor recent record in the race with just two winners from 2007 – 2015 including the latest Light Fantastic (2008).Last start winners have a good record in the Australian
- Guineas and a good lead-up races include the Group 3 CS Hayes Stakes (1200) for the colts and geldings, and the Group 3 The Vanity (1200m) for the fillies both held at Flemington two weeks earlier.
Australian Guineas Betting and Odds
Win, Place and Each Way bet are the three simplest betting options available. Select a horse to win, run in the first three, or either a win and place (each way), based on the odds on offer. Some other forms of betting include: head to head, live betting, futures, quinella, exacta, trifecta, first 4, quaddie and the big6.
|2017||Hey Doc||Prized Icon||Snitzon||1:34.0|
|2015||Wandjina||Alpine Eagle||Stratum Star||1:35.1|
|2014||Shamus Award||Criterion||Thunder Fantasy||1:36.4|
|2013||Ferlax||You’re So Good||Sheer Talent||1:35.0|
|2012||Mosheen||Strike The Stars||Mister Milton||1:37.0|
|2010||Rock Classic||Set For Fame||Linton||1:36.8|
|2009||Heart Of Dreams||Von Costa De Hero||Lucky Thunder||1:35.8|
|2007||Miss Finland||Casino Prince||Jokers Wild||1:36.0|
|2006||Apache Cat||Darcy Brahma||Thin And Crispy||1:34.0|
|2005||Al Maher||Danehill Express||Econsul||1:34.4|
|2004||Reset||Starcraft||Under The Bridge||1:34.5|
|2003||Delago Brom||Tycoon Ruler||Thorn Park||1:35.9|
|2002||Dash For Cash||Royal Code||Ustinov||1:35.3|
|2001||Mr Murphy||Neptunes Journey||Outgate||1:34.4|