Looking for early info on this year’s Thousand Guineas Prelude? The experts at Neds have put together everything you need to know before this year’s race.
Run over 1,400 metres, the Thousand Guineas Prelude is a Group 2 race taking place at Caulfield Racecourse. With a $250,000 prize purse, it attracts its fair share of short to mid distance runners.
Registered as the Tranquil Star Stakes, this race has gone by many names, such as the Health Stakes and the Jumeirah International Stakes.
Thousand Guineas Prelude 2019 – Quick Information
- Race Day: Sunday, September 29th, 2019
- Track Location: Caulfield Racecourse
- Track Surface: Turf
- Track Direction: Left-handed
- Race Distance: 1,400 metres
- Weight Conditions: Set weights with penalties
- Qualification: Three year old fillies
- Type: Thoroughbred
- Grade: Group 2
- Prize Purse: $250,000
- Inaugural Race: 1983
Thousand Guineas Prelude Betting
There are many different ways to bet on the Thousand Guineas Prelude, we’ve included some of the most popular options below:
|Bet Type||How To Place This Type Of Bet In This Year’s Thousand Guineas Prelude|
|Place Bet||Place your bet on the horse you think will place in the top three finishers at this year’s Thousand Guineas Prelude. Pays less than a win bet, but offers safer odds.|
|Each-Way Bet||If your runner finishes 1st in the Thousand Guineas Prelude, you will collect both the Win and the Place dividend. If your horse finishes 2nd or 3rd you will collect the Place dividend.|
|Quinella Bet||You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in any order, within the Thousand Guineas Prelude, in order to win the Quinella.|
|Exacta Bet||You must select the runners that finish 1st and 2nd in the correct order, within the Thousand Guineas Prelude to win the Exacta.|
|Trifecta Bet||You must select runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order, within the Thousand Guineas Prelude to win the Trifecta.|
|First Four||You must select runners that finish 1st, 2nd ,3rd and 4th in the correct order, within the Thousand Guineas Prelude to win the First 4.|
|Quadrella Bet (Quaddie)||You must select the winners of four nominated races to win the Quaddie. This means you would have to select three other races apart from the Thousand Guineas Prelude, in order to be eligible to place a Quaddie.|
How To Bet On The Thousand Guineas Prelude
- Log in at neds.com.au
- Make a deposit, using your credit card, PayPal or other safe electronic method
- Make sure to check out form guide, once it’s released
- Decide what kind of bet you’re going to place (Win, Place, Each-Way, Trifecta + more betting options, please read our section on Thousand Guineas Prelude Betting above).
- Select the horse(s) for the race.
Thousand Guineas Prelude 2019 Odds
Early market odds are displayed below. If you would like to know the current odds, you can check our live market for the 2019 edition of the Thousand Guineas Prelude here.
(Please note that the odds below are from 25/09/2019, prior to acceptances).
|All In||Win Odds||Place Odds|
Which Horse Will Win The Thousand Guineas Prelude
The best way to pick who will win the Thousand Guineas Prelude is to take into account the form, assess the barriers, consider the weight the horse will carry, among other factors.
Additional factors to take into considerations are as follows:
- Local Legends – Melbourne horses, usually those with winning form at 1400 metres or more, are your best chance.
- Best Lead Up – Fillies coming out of The Blue Diamond Stakes are worth considering.
Thousand Guineas Prelude Favourites
Early favourites include Flit, Tenley, and Missile Mantra.
Thousand Guineas Prelude 2019 Field
Once nominations are released. we will display the 16 most likely runners to make the field below.
Thousand Guineas Prelude 2019 Tips
Best Bet: TBA.
Best Roughie: TBA.
Thousand Guineas Prelude Race Day
Race day takes place on Sunday, the 29th of September, 2019.
Thousand Guineas Prelude Barrier Draw
The 2019 Thousand Guineas Prelude barrier draw will be released to the public a few days before the race.
Thousand Guineas Prelude Nominations
Nominations close by 12:00 PM on Monday, the 23rd of September, 2019. The full list of nominations appears below.
|1||Acting||Filly||3||Trent Busuttin & Natalie Young||67|
|2||Barbie’s Fox||Filly||3||Louise Bonella||63|
|3||Charleise||Filly||3||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||64|
|4||Entrez Boo||Filly||3||Julius Sandhu||54|
|5||Excused||Filly||3||David & B Hayes & T Dabernig||70|
|7||Fascino||Filly||3||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||63|
|9||Ginny Ann||Filly||3||Symon Wilde||66|
|12||La Falaise||Filly||3||Henry Dwyer||65|
|14||Missile Mantra||Filly||3||Peter & Paul Snowden||71|
|15||Pin Sec||Filly||3||James Cummings||76|
|16||Ready Set Sail||Filly||3||Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr)||72|
|17||Sandsation||Filly||3||Mick Price & Michael Kent (Jnr)||60|
|19||She Shao Fly||Filly||3||Tony & Calvin McEvoy||75|
|20||Snapdancer||Filly||3||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||68|
|22||St Edward’s Crown||Filly||3||Shane Fliedner||71|
|23||Starden Lass||Filly||3||Ciaron Maher & David Eustace||67|
|24||Stay Gold||Filly||3||Danny O’Brien||63|
Thousand Guineas Prelude Weights
Set weights plus penalties apply to this race. Final weights will be announced by 4:00 PM on Tuesday, the 24th of September, 2019.
Thousand Guineas Prelude Acceptances
Acceptances must be declared before 9:45 AM on Wednesday, the 25th of September, 2019.
Thousand Guineas Prelude Jockeys
The final riders announcement is at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, the 25th of
Thousand Guineas Prelude Scratchings
Scratchings close at 7:30 AM on Sunday, the 29th of September, 2019.
Thousand Guineas Prelude Prize Money
The Thousand Guineas Prelude prize purse is worth $250,000 in total, distributed from places first through to eighth.
Thousand Guineas Prelude Race Number
The Thousand Guineas Prelude is race number 6 on Sunday, the 29th of September, 2019. There are nine races in total that day at Caulfield Racecourse.
Thousand Guineas Prelude Form Guide
The final form guide will be available the week of the race. You can check our full form guide closer to race day to see if the form guide for 2019’s Thousand Guineas Prelude has been released.
Thousand Guineas Prelude Live
You can watch or listen to the 2019 Thousand Guineas Prelude live, across the following mediums.
Pay television: Sky Racing 1 (channel 526 on Foxtel)
Radio: Radio Sport National
Thousand Guineas Prelude Winners
Winners of the Thousand Guineas Prelude for the past nineteen years are displayed in the table below.
|2018||Smart Melody||Kris Lees||Brenton Avdulla||56.5kg||1:22.73|
|2017||Booker||Mathew Ellerton & Simon Zahra||Dwayne Dunn||55kg||1:23.42|
|2016||Legless Veuve||Stuart Webb||Mark Zahra||55.5kg||1:25.20|
|2015||Miss Gunpowder||Phillip Stokes||Craig Williams||55kg||1:23.27|
|2014||Afleet Esprit||David Hayes||Damien Oliver||56.5kg||1:24.54|
|2013||Gregers||David Hayes||Chad Schofield||56kg||1:29.54|
|2012||Lady Of Harrods||Russell Cameron||Steven Arnold||57kg||1:24.98|
|2011||Bliss Street||Daniel Morton||Steven Arnold||57.5kg||1:24.48|
|2010||Divorces||Peter Snowden||Mark Zahra||54kg||1:24.26|
|2009||Irish Lights||David Hayes||Glen Boss||54kg||1:26.18|
|2008||Ortensia||Tony Noonan||Danny Nikolic||54kg||1:26.02|
|2007||Gabbidon||Gary Kennewell||Stathi Katsidis||55.5kg||1:23.90|
|2006||Miss Finland||David Hayes||Craig Williams||56.5kg||1:24.39|
|2005||Doubting||Mick Price||Steven King||57.5kg||1:27.47|
|2004||Hollow Bullet||John McArdle||David Taggart||54kg||1:24.39|
|2003||Hinting||Bill Mitchell||Brett Prebble||56kg||1:22.96|
|2002||La Bella Dame||Mick Price||Danny Nikolic||54kg||1:24.28|
|2001||Haste Ye Back||Leon Corstens||Brett Prebble||56kg||1:25.00|
|2000||So Gorgeous||Dan O’Sullivan||Nash Rawiller||57.5kg||1:22.96|
|1999||Miss Pennymoney||Jim Conlan||Patrick Payne||54.5kg||1:22.58|